Paramaribo is one of the most populated cities in Suriname, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in America, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 05.50N latitude / 55.10W longitude. For routing in Paramaribo, please check the free driving directions Paramaribo service below.
When you visit Suriname, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is Dutch, and the officially used currency is Surinamese dollar (SRD), since 2004.
Paramaribo, the capital city, has numerous population; 278 000 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Paramaribo counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Suriname, bears 568 301 sum citizens spreading on its 63 251,23 sq mi / 163 820 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Suriname is Unitary parliamentary republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: Justitia, Pietas, Fides (Justice, Piety, Trust), while salute for the national anthem called: God zij met ons Suriname (God be with our Suriname).
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Suriname Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Suriname
Suriname lies on the northeast coast of South America, with Guyana to the west, French Guiana to the east, and Brazil to the south. It is about one-tenth larger than Michigan. The principal rivers are the Corantijn on the Guyana border, the Marowijne in the east, and Suriname, on which the capital city of Paramaribo situated.