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Last update : 19 February 2019


Suriname information

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Capital : Paramaribo
Language :  Dutch
Currency :  Surinamese dollar
Population : 541 638
Area : 163 820 km2

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Suriname facts

1. Independence from the Netherlands obtained on November 25, 1975.
2. The population density is 3 persons / km².
3. The country is 2 times smaller than Poland.
4. The main religion is Hinduism, 27%.
5. The longest river is Corantijn.
6. The full name of the country – the Republic of Suriname.
7. Equatorial climate, humid.
8. Political system – republic.
9. The highest peak is Juliana Top 1 280 m above sea level.
10. Motto of the country – “God is with our Suriname”.
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11. 80% of the country’s surface is covered by rain forests.

12. Suriname was previously known as Dutch Guyana.

13. Suriname was noticed by Christopher Columbus in 1498.

14. Slavery was abolished in 1863.

15. Converting into one inhabitant, the country uses the most fireworks in the world.

Autor: Turyst

16. On average, over 3 cars belong to one family.

17. They have incredibly clean and good tap water.

18. Below 30 years of age, in order to be married, a written consent of the parents is needed.

Autor: MR

19. By law, if the rapist marries the victim, then he is acquitted.

Autor: Patrycja

20. The minimum wage is set only for civil servants and amounts to 600 guilders per month (data from 2013).

21. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 9.7% .

Autor: Daria

22. In Suriname, an average person consumes about 6.6 liters of pure alcohol per year.

23. The most drinks are spirit – 57%, then beer – 40%, wine – 2.5%, and other alcoholic beverages – 0.5%.

Autor: AlkoWorld

24. In this country, compulsory education lasts 6 years.

25. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

26. The average IQ level is 89.

Autor: EduKacJa

27. In this country there are 4.4% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 23,504 people).

Autor: Reebeka

28. Built-up area allowed speed depending on the area varies from 40 to 50 km / h.

29. Outside the built-up area, the permitted speed is 80 km / h.

30. The permissible blood alcohol content in a person driving a car is 0.5 promille.

Autor: AutoMania

31. In 2013, 76 people died as a result of road accidents.

32. In this country there is left-hand traffic.

33. Over 207,100 motor vehicles are registered in this country (388 vehicles per 1 000 inhabitants).

Autor: AutoMania

34. 7% of the population suffer from malnourishment (about 40,000 people).

35. 40.2% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

Autor: Durga

36. In this country there are over 4 304 km of paved roads (0.01% of all roads in the world).

37. In this country there are 55 airports, 6 with paved surface.

Autor: Marlène

38. In this country over 240,000 (2015) 340,000 (2018) people have access to the internet ( around 64% of the population).

39. About 212,000 (2015) 310,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

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40. The national top-level domain is .sr . There are over 2,800 websites with such an extension.

41. The most popular pages with the extension .sr are: spn.sr, businessunited.sr and telesur.sr.

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42. The country has over $625 000 000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.0053% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).

Autor: Vinamra

43. 25% of adults living in this country are overweight.

Autor: Łasuch

44. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $5,652,000,000 ,
      – in 2018 the year is $3,320,000,000 .

45. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 year was 26.2% GDP, or around: $1 480 824 000 ,
      – 2018 of the year was 57.5% GDP, or around: $1,909,000,000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give around $3 574.

46. The foreign debt at the beginning of 2015 of the year was around: $1 067 000 000 .

Autor: Komornik

47. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 5 cigarettes a month.

Autor: VViki

48. The lowest temperature: 14.3 °C was measured in Zanderij.

49. The highest temperature: 38 °C was measured in Zanderij.

Autor: weather

50. The most deadly disease in this country is HIV / AIDS.

Autor: medi

51. The average life expectancy in this country is 69.7 years (women – 73.1 years and men – 66.4 years).

Autor: Wilga

52. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 20.

53. A woman gives birth to 2 children on average

Autor: Nadia

54. The average age of people living in this country is 29.1 years old.

55. The country is around:
137,000 people (25.66%) in the age range 0-14 years.
366,000 people (68.59%) in the age range 15-64 years.
30,700 people (5.75%) over 65 years old.

56. In this country, about 8,700 children are born each year (1.6% of the population), and about 3,300 people die (0.6% of the population).

Autor: Sara19

57. There are 820 km2 of agricultural land in Suriname (1% of the country’s area).

Autor: Statyk

58. 134 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

59. Anapi is the highest located city in the country.

60. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1948.

Autor: Statyk

61. In this country, the formalities related to the establishment of the company last 694 days.

62. He joined the United Nations on December 4, 1975.

63. The work week is 45 hours.

Autor: Statyk

64. 76% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

65. 147760 km2 of the country is covered by forests (94.7%)

66. The last death penalty was made in 1982.

Autor: Statyk

67. Suriname ranks 133 on the best world armies.

68. Number of soldiers:
2014 year – professional and reservists ,
2018 year – 2,160 professional and 100 reservists.

69. Number of equipment:
2018 year – 0 tanks, 40 armored vehicles, 3 jet aircraft and 3 helicopters.

70. The army in 2018 was assigned over 67 410 000 dollars.

71. The naval fleet consists of over 3 ships (2018).

Autor: Wojak

72. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 38%, and for companies – 36% (2018).

73. The tax on goods and services is 10% (2018).

74. The level of inflation in 2018 is 8.6%.

Autor: Fan%

75. Suriname has 810 kg of gold reserves (2018).

Autor: Vinamra

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What is the highest peak in Suriname?
The highest peak in Suriname is Juliana Top (1280 m above sea level).

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What is the largest river in Suriname?
The largest river in Suriname is Corantijn.

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What is the largest lake in Suriname?
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What is the national dish?
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What Suriname does the national colors have?
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What is national alcohol?
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What is the national animal?
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What is the national sport?
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Which countries borders Suriname?
Suriname is bordered by countries such as: Brazil 593 km, French Guyana 510 km, Guyana 600 km.

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What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age of people living in this country is 29.1 years.

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What is the minimum wage?
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What is the population density in Suriname?
The population density is 3 people per km2.

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What is the motto of this country?
Motto of the country – “God is with our Suriname”.

answer: Marta

What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 38 ° C was measured in Zanderij.

answer: Marta

What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: 14.3 ° C was measured in Zanderij.

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With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
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