Suriname

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Coordinates: 4°N 56°W / 4°N 56°W / 4; -56

Republic o Suriname
Republiek Suriname  (Dutch)
Banner o Suriname
Coat o airms o Suriname
Banner Coat o airms
Motto: "JustitiaPietasFides" (Laitin)
"Juistice – Piety – Trust"
Anthem: God zij met ons Suriname  (Dutch)
God be wi oor Suriname
Location o Suriname
Capital
an lairgest ceety
Paramaribo
5°50′N 55°10′W / 5.833°N 55.167°W / 5.833; -55.167
Offeecial leids Dutch
Recognised regional leids
Vernacular leid Sranan Tongo Creole
Ethnic groups (2012)
Releegion
[7]
Demonym Surinamese
Govrenment Unitar pairlamentary republic
• Preses
Dési Bouterse
Ashwin Adhin
Legislatur Naitional Assembly
Unthirldom
15 December 1954
• frae the Kinrick of the Netherlands
25 November 1975
• Current constitution
30 September 1987
Aurie
• Tot
163,821 km2 (63,252 sq mi) (92nt)
• Watter (%)
1.1
Population
• Julie 2016 estimate
585,824[8] (166t)
• 2012 census
541,638[5]
• Density
2.9/km2 (7.5/sq mi) (231st)
GDP (PPP) 2017 estimate
• Total
$7.961 billion[9]
• Per capita
$13,934[9]
GDP (nominal) 2017 estimate
• Total
$3.641 billion[9]
• Per capita
$6,373[9]
Gini (1999) 52.9[10]
heich
HDI (2015) Steady 0.725[11]
heich · 97t
Siller Surinamese dollar (SRD)
Time zone SRT (UTC-3)
Drives on the caur
Cawin code +597
Internet TLD .sr

Suriname, offeecially the Republic o Suriname is a kintra in northren Sooth Americae. Its geographical size is just unner 165,000 km² (64,000 sq mi), and it haes an estimatit population o exactly 52,000 inbiders (2010 census) maist o thaim live on the kintra's north coast, whaur the caipital Paramaribo is locatit.

Its offeecial leid is Dutch, acause it wis a Dutch colony frae 1667 tae 1975.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Suriname: An Asian Immigrant and the Organic Creation of the Caribbean’s Most Unique Fusion Culture, archived frae the original on 2017-02-20, retrieved 2017-07-19 
  2. "Censusstatistieken 2012" (PDF). Algemeen Bureau voor de Statistiek in Suriname (General Statistics Bureau of Suriname). p. 76. 
  3. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ns.html
  4. Algemeen Bureau voor de Statistiek. "Geselecteerde Census variabelen per district (Census-profiel)" (PDF). ABS. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 10 September 2008. Retrieved 24 Julie 2008. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Census statistieken 2012". Statistics-suriname.org. Retrieved 13 Julie 2014. 
  6. "Definitieve Resultaten (Vol I) Etniciteit". Presentatie Evaluatie Rapport CENSUS 8. Algemeen Bureau voor Statestieken in Suriname: 42. 
  7. 2012 Suriname Census Definitive Results. Algemeen Bureau voor de Statistiek – Suriname.
  8. Central Intelligence Agency (2013). "Suriname". The World Factbook. Retrieved 4 August 2013. 
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 "Suriname". International Monetary Fund. 
  10. "GINI index". World Bank. Retrieved 26 Julie 2013. 
  11. "2016 Human Development Report" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2016. Retrieved 23 Mairch 2017.