Country:   Suriname
Capital:   Paramaribo
AreaSqKm:   163,270
Population:   492,829
Region:   SAM
Continent:   SA
tld:   .sr
CurrencyCode:   SRD
CurrencyName:   Dollar
Phone:   597
Languages:   nl-SR en srn hns jv
neighbours:   GY:BR:GF
Time Zone:   GMT-3
Description:   Suriname is located in South America and shares its borders with French Guiana, Guyana and Brazil. The first known inhabitants of the country were about 10,000 years ago when pre historic man was there. As it is not one of the better known South American countries it does not get a great deal of tourism.
Useful Links: This is the official website for the Suriname Tourism Board. Nice site with good detailed information about the country and excellent ancillary links. This is the official website for the Surinam Embassy in the USA. Very good site with excellent visa information and other government information.

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