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Map of Suriname

Map of Suriname

Bordering Countries: Brazil, Guyana
Demonym: Surinamese
Motto: "Justitia - Pietas - Fides" (Justice - Duty - Loyalty)
Population: 573,311 (2014)
Government: unitary parliamentary constitutional republic
Capital City: Paramaribo
Capital Coordinates: 5°50′N 55°10′W
Capital Time Zone: UTC-3
Currency: Surinamese Dollar
Currency Code: SRD
Currencies Issued: dollar guilder
GDP: $3.8 billion (2011)
Per Capita Income: $7,096 (2011)
GDP Growth Rate: 4.70% (2013)
Inflation Rate: 4.20% (2013)
Unemployment Rate: 9.00% (2008)
Foreign Debt: $504.3 million (2005)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: SR
Internet Country Code: .sr
Number of Internet Users: 163000 (2009)
Calling Code: 597
Electrical Generation Capacity: 410000 kW (2010)
Independence: 1975 from The Netherlands
Area: 163,820 square km (156,000 km land) (7,820 km water)
Coastline: 386 km
Lowest Point: Coastal Plain (-2 m)
Highest Point: Juliana Top (1,230 m)
Life Expectancy: 71.69 years (2014)
Fertility Rate: 2.01 (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate: 27.07 per 1000 (2014)
HIV Prevalence: 1.10% (2012)
Adult Obesity Prevalence: 25.10% (2008)
Human Development Index: 0.680 (2011)
Corruption Perception Index: 3.0 (2011)
Literacy: 89.60 percent

Number of bank notes in catalogue: 20

Number of coins in catalogue: 1

Number of stamps in catalogue: 5

Location of Suriname in South America

Regional Map for Suriname

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