Paramaribo

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Paramaribo
Caipital ceety
The street Waterkant in Paramaribo
The street Waterkant in Paramaribo
Nickname(s): Par'bo
Paramaribo is located in Suriname
Paramaribo
Paramaribo
Paramaribo is located in Sooth Americae
Paramaribo
Paramaribo
Location in Suriname an Sooth Americae
Coordinates: 5°51′8″N 55°12′14″W / 5.85222°N 55.20389°W / 5.85222; -55.20389Coordinates: 5°51′8″N 55°12′14″W / 5.85222°N 55.20389°W / 5.85222; -55.20389
Kintra  Suriname
Destrict Paramaribo Destrict
Foondit 1603
Aurie
 • Tot 182 km2 (70 sq mi)
Elevation 3 m (10 ft)
Population (2012 census)
 • Tot 240,924
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
Time zone ART (UTC-3)

Paramaribo (nickname: Par′bo) is the caipital an lairgest ceety o Suriname, locatit on banks o the Suriname River in the Paramaribo Destrict. Paramaribo haes a population o roughly 250,000 fowk, mair than hauf o Suriname's population. The historic inner ceety o Paramaribo haes been a UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid syne 2002.