How did the Dutch get Suriname?

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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 New Amsterdam for the English colony of Suriname.
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