Introduction

Summary

Suriname is on the northeast of South America and was formerly known as Dutch Guiana. It is an Associate Member of the EU.

Cities

Capital: Paramaribo

Principal Ports

Paramaribo

Population

568,961

International Country Code

SR

Language(s)

Dutch, English, Sranang Tongo, Hindi, Javanese.

Weights and Measures

Metric system

Electricity Supply

127V, 60Hz

International Direct Dialling Code

00 597

Time

3 hours behind GMT.

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