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Suriname

The Republic of Suriname is a South American neighbor of Brazil, French Guiana, and Guyana. Suriname and Bulgaria are two of the world's rare locations in which a synagogue and a mosque are next door neighbors. Contributors typically raise questions about the country's coastal tourism, distinct architecture, Dutch culture and language, jungle ecotourism, mineral wealth, rain forest interior, and UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Answer Surinam is also known as Dutch Guyana  and up until 1975 was part of the royal kingdom of the Netherlands.  In 1975 Suriname gained independance. Between 1630 and 1669  Suriname was part of an ongoing struggle for power between the  Dutch and the English  Popularity: 24
In 1973, the local government, led by the NPK (a ethnically mixed party) started negotiations with the Dutch government leading towards full independence, which was granted on 25 November 1975. The severance package was very substantial, and a large part of Suriname's economy for the first decade...
A group called Surinen who inhabited the area before the arrival of the Europeans is whom Suriname is thought to be named after. The Surinen were Arawak speaking Tainos, a group of people believed to originate either in the Amazon Basin or in the Colombian Andes. Arawak speakers were the natives...
Justice, Faith, Loyalty is an English translation of 'Justitia Pietas Fides'. The motto appears in a number of places. One such instance of its use is on the coat of arms for the Republic of Suriname.
Suriname and Guyana are the only two countries on mainland South America with driving on the left. Guyana inherited the practice as a British colony. The Netherlands converted to driving on the right at the end of the 18th century. But the former Dutch colony of Suriname has kept the practice of...
Suriname has four major ecological zones. One, the old coastal plain consists of remnants of high sandy ridges and clay islands covered with rain forests. They're surrounded by clay and peat soil at sea level, that are covered with freshwater swamps, swamp wood, and swamp forests. This zone covers...
How are you is an English equivalent of 'Fa waka'. The phrase is in the Sranan Tongo language of Suriname. Sranan Tongo is a Creole language whose use as a literary language finds a uniquely beautiful expression in the poetry of 'Trefossa', which is the pen name for poet Henri Frans de Ziel ...
Yes there is and in one of the rivers in Suriname they transport their products to the world. I am currently doing a project on Suriname.
Dutch Guiana (from its colonial past).
Surinamese enjoy leisure activities and basically have their choice of activities. They get together for social events and celebrate national and religious holidays . They attend sporting events as well as participate in them. They go shopping , especially the open air food market . They...
Sunrise will be at 6:33 a.m . in Paramaribo, Suriname, on November 25, 2010, Suriname's Independence Day. Sunset will be at 6:23 p.m . The length of that day will be 11 hours 49 minutes 24 seconds.
Sunrise will be at 6:31 a.m. in Paramaribo, Suriname, on July 1, 2010, Emancipation Day [Keti Koti]. Sunset will be at 6:59 p.m. The length of that day will be 12 hours 27 minutes 27 seconds.
The Atlantic Ocean is to the east of Suriname. The Caribbean Sea is to the north. But it's far enough north that Suriname doesn't have a Caribbean coastline.
More than ninety percent (90%) of Suriname is considered a wilderness. Specifically, about ninety percent of the population lives along the northern, developed coastal areas. The coastal plain makes up about ten percent of the country's total area. In contrast, the vast majority of Suriname is...
The major ethnic groups in Suriname are Hindustani (Hindoestanen), Javanese, Surinamese Creoles, and Surinamese Maroons. Specifically, Hindus are the largest ethnic group at 27 percent of the population. They are descendants of 19th-century contract workers from the Northern Indian states of Bihar...
The Surinamese depend upon the ecological and economic diversity of their country. The many rivers and the Atlantic coast provide Suriname with an abundant supply of food and economic products . Around 80 percent of Suriname is pristine rainforest , where only 5 percent of the population...
The Paramaribo Zoo is an example of Suriname's human-animal interaction. Specifically, the zoo's opening dates back to 1972. It includes birds, mammals and reptiles. It is located in Suriname's capital and largest city and therefore a logical stop on any visitor's itinerary.
ParamariboParamaribo is the capitol of Suriname.
Suriname gained independence from the Netherlands on November 25, 1975. It was a peaceful process, with Dutch consent, that seemed a natural outcome of the Charter for the Kingdom of the Netherlands [Statuut voor het Koninkrijk der Nederlanden ]. Enacted in 1954, the Charter granted Suriname a...
Yes , Paramaribo is the capital city of Suriname. It's also the largest city in the Republic. Its population is estimated at 250,000.
Suriname , the smallest sovereign country in South America, is ranked by the World Bank as one of the 17 potentially richest countries in the world. Suriname has important natural resources, including aluminum oxide [alumina], bauxite , diamonds , gold , and oil . Suriname is one of the top 10...
The area that now includes French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, and parts of Brazil and Venezuela was known as Guiana when Europeans discovered the New World. Guiana is a Taino word that is defined variously as 'land of fast flowing water' in reference to the numerous rivers of the territory or as...
Surinamese or Surinamer is the name for the nationality of Suriname. Suriname is exremely diverse ethnically, linguistically, and religiously. The large yellow five-pointed star on the Flag of Suriname symbolizes the unity of these diverse ethnic groups in every Surinamese/Surinamer.
The Corantijn is the river that separates Guyana from Suriname. Suriname claims borders to the river's west bank. Guyana disputes that claim. The west bank is on the Guyana side of the river. The east bank is on the Suriname side. The river originates in the Acarai Mountains of Guyana. Its course...
Language is a major way by which Suriname differs from other South American countries. In most countries of South America, the main language is Spanish. But that isn't the situation in Suriname, Guyana, French Guiana or Brazil. Not one of those four countries is considered a Spanish speaking nation...
The british Traded Suriname For New Amsterdam. Later on, they changed New Amsterdam to New York. They did that to end the War.
See related links. There are no formal classes at Universities, but you can find online tutorials.The name Sranan Tongo is the preferred name over Taki Taki.
aluminum , wood and gold
Suriname exports rice, bananas, coconuts, bauxite (which is made into aluminum), fish, sugar, coffee, cotton, citrus fruits, cassava, timber, shrimp, and crude oil.Bauxite
Suriname's monetary unit is what the dollar of the Republic of Suriname is. Specifically, the dollar succeeded the guilder as the Surinamese currency on January 1, 2004. Like the U.S. dollar, it is divided into one hundred (100) cents. In Suriname, it is called "Surinaamse dollar," which means ...
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Suriname's capital city at Paramaribo is the location of Suriname's city hall . Paramaribo's modern city hall is on Independence Square [Onhafhankelijkheidsplein]. It's across from the famous statue of Surinamese Hindu politician Jagernath Lachmon [September 21, 1916 - October 19, 2001].
the spoken language is dutch example (hoe gaat het) means how are jou
Yes , Suriname is an independent country. The Republic of Suriname gained independent from the Netherlands on November 25, 1975. Since 1954 Suriname had been granted a system of limited self-government under the Charter for the Kingdom of the Netherlands [Statuut voor het Koninkrijk der Nederlanden]...
Suriname is the South American country in which Dutch is the official language. Specifically, Suriname is South America's smallest independent country. It used to be a colony of the European Kingdom of the Netherlands. During its colonial period, the country's name was Dutch Guiana.
Coastal zones and plains, hills, mountains, rain forests and savannas make up Suriname's physical regions. Specifically, a physical region represents a distinct land form. Suriname's northernmost region is taken up by the country's more developed and populated coastal zone. Bordering this zone of...
From 6.6 feet (2 meters) below sea level to 4,200 feet (1,280 meters) above sea level is the range in elevation of Suriname. Specifically, the lowest point is in the coastal plain. The country's highest point is found at Juliana Top in the approximate center of the interior district called...
Baskets, paintings, textiles and wood carvings are Suriname's typical art forms. Specifically, Suriname is a South American country whose cultural heritage includes African, American, Asian, Australian and European contributions. The European artistic contribution is characterized by landscape...
French Guiana is the dependency that is to the east of Suriname. Specifically, French Guiana is an overseas department of France. Unlike neighboring Suriname, French Guiana therefore is not an independent nation. Like Suriname, it shares a southern border with Brazil.
Suriname is in the non-Spanish-speaking region of the South American continent. Suriname is the only Dutch-speaking region in South America. The other non-Spanish speaking regions of South America include Brazil, French Guiana, and Guyana.
Tribal law, European colonial rule and then autonomy are what served as government in Suriname before independence on November 25, 1975. Specifically, Suriname's settlement was characterized by clustering more along the country's Atlantic coastline and northward flowing rivers and less in the...
Brazil is Suriname's southern neighbor. Specifically, Brazil is South America's largest sovereign state. Suriname is South America's smallest sovereign state. The two countries hold their rank in terms of population and of size.
Suriname mainly imports iron and steel products , consumer goods , capital equipments , and agricultural products . Suriname mainly imports from the United States, Trinidad and Tobago, the Netherlands, Japan, China, and Brazil. Imports for 2009 are estimated at $1.3 billion.
Uneven in its development and impenetrable other than by waterways is what Suriname was like during colonization. Specifically, a vast rain forest takes up much of Suriname. But the country lends itself to colonial development and settlement in pockets along its long, northern coast and its...
London is the largest city and the capital.
National Union Day in Suriname is observed annually on July 1st. Also known as Emancipation Day, it celebrates the freedom of the slaves in Suriname. On July 1, 1863 the Netherlands freed Suriname's 34,441 slaves, 4320 of whom were living in Paramaribo.
Asian and African ethnic groups and European, Asian and African religions dominate in Suriname. Specifically, 42% of the Surinamese population claim Asia as their ancestral homeland. The actual breakdown falls along the following lines: 27% of Hindu descent from the northern Indian states of...
Venezuela and Guyana are between Colombia and Suriname. All four countries are located in northern South America. Colombia is to the west of Venezuela. Venezuela in turn is to the west of Guyana, which shares its eastern border with Suriname.
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Prime Ministers Joop den Uyl and Henck Arron and Governor Johan Ferrier were Suriname's independence fighters. Specifically, Prime Ministers Joop den Uyl (August 9, 1919 - December 24, 1987) of the Netherlands and Henck Arron (April 25, 1936 - December 4, 2000) worked with Governor Johan Ferrier...
Athletes and political officeholders are Suriname's famous people. Specifically, Suriname is one of the lesser known of South America's thirteen (13) countries. It nevertheless has its share of famous people, such as artists, businessmen, designers, entertainers, musicians and writers. These...
" If you like okra, you will have to like the seeds as well " is a famous saying in Suriname. Specifically, one equivalent of the saying is taking the good with the bad. If it is okra as a vegetable that you particularly favor, then you must not get bothered by plant parts that do not interest...
Constitutional, democratically representational republic is Suriname's system of government. Specifically, Suriname's constitution dates from 1987. The country has a 51-member, one-chamber National Assembly that serves as legislative branch. The executive branch is headed by the President....
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16.80 (births per 1000 persons in 2009)...
Coffee, fruit juices, ginger beer, homemade drinks, rum, and tea are popular drinks in Suriname. Specifically, coffee and tea tend to be available throughout the day. Fruit juices go well with breakfast. Homemade drinks can range from mauby , which is made from tree bark, to sorrel , which is...
Employment in Suriname is in private and public sectors.Specifically, employment ranges from administration and governmental functions to teaching, medicine, and accounting. A significant portion of the population is employed in mineral mining, such as bauxite, aluminum oxide (alumina), oil, etc....
Apart from Brazil the following countries share the forest:ColombiaVenezuelaBolivia
The Guianas is a term that is used for the countries of Suriname, Guyana and French Guiana. Specifically, Suriname is the former Dutch Guiana, from its colonial years under the European Kingdom of the Netherlands. Guyana is the former British Guiana, from its colonial years under the British....
Descendants of Indian contract laborers are what make up Suriname's Hindu population. Specifically, Suriname was a former English colony that fell under Dutch colonial rule through the provisions of the Treaty of Breda of July 31, 1667. The English and the Dutch had competing and overlapping...
Wrong map because neighboring Guyana - supported by their former  boss England and all Commonwealth friends - does a better job in  promoting their view of the border issue between them and Suriname  (not supported by their former colonial boss The Netherlands).   Negative, because the writers...
Culturally diverse is the most succinct way of describing Suriname's human characteristics. Specifically, Suriname is populated by ethnic groups from every single continent except Antarctica. For example, its original settlers were peoples indigenous to the nearby Caribbean islands and to the...
Yes , the Republic of Suriname and the United States of America have different cultures. But both countries find their cultures to be the result of melting pots in which one culture may dominate but others are allowed expression. So both countries share common commitments to cultural diversity....
Surinamese is the nationality of someone from the country of Suriname. Dutch is the nationality that historically has had the most influence on the development of modern-day Suriname. That impact is seen in the continued use of Dutch as the national language even after independence from the...
The Central Bank of Suriname is Suriname's bank. Specifically, the official title in Dutch is " Centrale Bank van Suriname ." Its headquarters are located in Paramaribo, Suriname's capital city. Its existence dates back to April 1, 1957. Its responsibilities are defined by the Bank Act of 1956....
It refers to the same country: Suriname gained independence from the Dutch, who are the people who are residents of the Netherlands (also known as Holland). Suriname was a Dutch colony from the 17th century to the 20th century. Independence from the Dutch government in the Netherlands was made...
It is possible for a pencil to cost nothing in Suriname. Specifically, school supply kits are being made available to schoolchildren in Paramaribo, Suriname's capital and largest city. They are part of a humanitarian assistance effort through the New Horizons exercise of the U.S. Marines. Bulging...
Suriname is a devoloping counrty.
It is through the provisions of the Treaty of Breda that the Dutch got Suriname. Specifically, the treaty was signed on July 31, 1667 in the Dutch city of Breda. It represented a quick attempt to end the Second Anglo-Dutch War of 1665-1667. By that treatment, the Dutch exchanged their colony of...
Spanish is the main and official language of Bolivia. However there are some 39 other living languages used in the country spoken by people in different regions. Examples include Aymara, Chiquitano, Chiriguano and Guyara. Some 50% of the population have an indigenous language as their mother tongue.
Yes ! Suriname has been controlled by the European nation of England.
Along the northern coast and in the country's interior are the locations of Suriname's cities. Specifically, Suriname's capital and larger cities are located within easy access of the country's Atlantic coastline. The country provides more options for air, land, and water transportation the...
Thirty-six (36) years old will be Suriname's age in 2011. Specifically, Suriname's independence dates back to November 25, 1975. Prior to that date, the country was a Dutch colony. Its colonial status dates back to the Treaty of Breda of July 31, 1667.
To the southeast of the Caribbean Sea and the United States of America, to the east of Guyana, to the north of Brazil, to the west of French Guiana and to the southwest of the Atlantic Ocean is Suriname's global address. Specifically, a global address refers to a country's location within the...
The Guiana Shield is the name for the highlands that separate French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname and Venezuela from Brazil. Specifically, the term refers to an ancient geological formation that is found on the northeastern portion of the South American continent. It forms all of the northern...
The Dutch were Suriname's rulers. Specifically, Dutch interest in Suriname dates back to the early seventeenth (17th) century. Dutch traders realized the huge profit potential from a country so endowed with such an accessible Atlantic coastline and with such a vast storehouse of marine and...
Glassware is Suriname's main manufactured product. Specifically, manufactured products tend to be items imported by Suriname from nearby Caribbean islands or from European Union countries and the United States of America. But Suriname is hoping to change its export-import picture. Currently, the...
A worsening economic situation, a trend among colonies for independence, the geographic distance between South America and Europe, and close cultural and socio-economic ties with the Caribbean led to Suriname gaining independence from the Netherlands. Specifically, independence was granted on...
Just under 438 miles is the distance between Suriname's capital city and the Equator. Specifically, the exact distance is 437.99 miles, which is 704.88 kilometers or 380.35 nautical miles. The distance is calculated from the Surinamese capital of Paramaribo to the Brazilian Equatorial. It is...
Following is the postal address of Suriname's Foreign Ministry: Lim A Poststraat 25 Paramaribo Suriname The correct heading is " Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken ." This is the Dutch equivalent of "Ministry of Foreign Affairs."
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India. Indonesia, Surinam, various islands in the Caribbean, and of course New Amsterdam; which was later conquered by the British and renamed New York.
'''Yes''', Suriname is a country.Specifically, Suriname is one of the countries of the South American continent. It has a Caribbean coastline. Its South American neighbors include Brazil, French Guiana and Guyana.
Descendants of West African, Javanese, indigenous American, Hindu, Dutch and Chinese immigrants are what makes up Suriname's people. Specifically, West African descendants owe their heritage to the runaway slaves of the Caribbean and South America. Javanese, Hindu and Chinese descendants have as...
It is on the Northeast part of South America, north of Brazil and in between Guyana (which is west) and French Guyana (east of Suriname).
Indonesian and Indian are the most common of last names in Suriname. Specifically, the descendants of south and southeast Asian contract workers represent just under half of Suriname's total population. The main points of origin for these immigrant laborers can be traced to India under British...
Eight (8) hours constitutes an average work day in Suriname. Specifically, the number may vary depending upon the position and the type of job. But generally, Surinamese think in terms of an eight-hour day six days a week. Their work week will tend to hover around sixty-four hours, with the...
Pictures of Suriname are available through the Internet as well as in bookstores and libraries. For Internet photos, type 'Suriname' in the Google search box. Then select 'images'. For online or in house library card catalogues, check under the key word of 'Suriname'.
Seventy-one (71) for males and seventy-six (76) for females are the life expectancies in Suriname. Specifically, the higher life expectancy is favored by the healthy lifestyles of the Surinamese. The Surinamese diet favors fresh fruits and vegetables and seafood. The lifestyle favors exercise...
Ten (10) is the total number of states that make up Suriname. Specifically, the term "state" is not used. The equivalent term is district. The following lists all of Suriname's districts: 1. Brokopondo; 2. Commewijne; 3. Coronie; 4. Marowijne; 5. Nickerie; 6. Para; 7. Paramaribo; ...
Hostilely and suspiciously are the ways in which Surinamese reacted to Chinese migrations. Specifically, Suriname already was dealing with the importation of contract laborers from British India and the Indonesian island of Java in the nineteenth (19 th ) century. Chinese migrants found hostility...
Business, diplomatic and visitor on the one hand and work on the other are respective examples of Suriname's visas and special permits. Specifically, all permits and visas must be in hand, along with valid return tickets, at the time of arrival in Suriname. Business permits must include a letter...
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