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Suriname Flag The Republic of Suriname is a country in northern South America. It shares land borders with Brazil, French Guiana, and Guyana, as well as having a coastline on the Atlantic Ocean.

As of 2009, the population of Suriname was estimated as being 481,267. The country's capital and largest city is Paramaribo (nickname: Par'bo), which has a population of about 250,000.

Suriname Country Details


Country Name Suriname
Political Status Country
Geographic Location South America
Flag Suriname Flag
Principal Language Dutch
Capital Paramaribo


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Suriname (Bradt Travel Guide)
By Philip Briggs

Bradt Travel Guides
Paperback (240 pages)

Suriname (Bradt Travel Guide)
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·Navigate your way through Paramaribo’s old quarter
·Explore the vast wildlife-rich jungles that swathe the interior
·Glide along the Upper Suriname in a korjaal dugout
·Visit remote turtle-breeding beaches at Galibi and Matapica
·Expert health, safety and security tips to know before you go
·Written by leading travel expert Philip Briggs, author of 15 Bradt guides

Dutch-speaking Suriname is the smallest country in South America, but it packs in a remarkable biodiversity: it is home to the world’s bulkiest rodent, the Western Hemisphere’s largest cat and an exceptional 720 bird species. The UNESCO-listed capital Paramaribo is famed for its diverse ethnic mix and unique wooden architecture. And the forested interior is studded with opportunities for the curious traveller, from the vast Central Suriname Nature Reserve and plush Bergendal Eco-Resort to the bicycle-friendly plantation loop through Commewijne and sparkling rapids of the Upper Suriname.
Tourism in this beautiful and largely unspoiled destination is on the up. Highly experienced Bradt author Philip Briggs brings you this first-ever dedicated English-language guidebook to Suriname, an essential companion for anyone exploring the country.
Guyana, Guyane & Suriname (Footprint Handbooks)
By Ben Box

Footprint
Paperback (120 pages)

Guyana, Guyane & Suriname (Footprint Handbooks)
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Three Caribbean states sitting on the edge of South America, the Guianas are an intriguing combination of Calypso and palm trees, Dutch place names, Hindu temples, French cafés, and Amerindian rainforest villages. Whether you're exploring the canopy walkway in the Iwokrama jungle, spotting rare birds at the incredible Kaieteur Falls, enjoying a croissant in Cayenne or admiring the wooden colonial buildings of Paramaribo, Footprint's Guyana, Guyane & Suriname Handbook covers all the top sights in this undiscovered region, plus tips for when you're off the beaten track.

Practicalities section with essential advice on getting there and around.
Highlights map & inspirational colour section, so you know what not to miss.
Comprehensive listings including where to eat, sleep and relax - whatever your budget.
Detailed street maps for Georgetown, Paramaribo and Cayenne.
Slim enough to fit in your pocket

Filled with inspiration and information, this concise Footprint Handbook will help you get the most out of the Guianas without weighing you down.

Suriname Discovered
By Toon Fey

Xpat Scriptum Publishers
Hardcover (244 pages)

Suriname Discovered
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Surinam Discovered brings us a huge variety in sights and colors, found in few other countries. This is remarkable as Surinam, compared to most other Latin American countries, is quite modest in size, not to mention population: 500,000 inhabitants. The question therefore arises: to what does Surinam owe this overwhelming wealth and diversity? Largely, this is thanks to the physical properties of the country; more than 80% of it is unspoiled nature, specifically tropical rainforest. The wealth and pureness of the Surinam inland – much of which has been declared a nature reserve – is, compared to other tropical countries, spectacular.
Guyana/Suriname & French Guiana 1:850 000 (International Travel Maps)
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Brand: ITMB Publishing Ltd.
Map (2 pages)

Guyana/Suriname & French Guiana 1:850 000 (International Travel Maps)
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3rd edition. 2 sides map. Inclued Cayenne, georgetown, Iles du Salut, Kourou, and Paramaribo Inset. Printed in Canada
Suriname (Discovering South America: History, Politics, and Culture)
By Colleen Madonna Flood Williams

Mason Crest
Library Binding (64 pages)

Suriname (Discovering South America: History, Politics, and Culture)
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Introduces Suriname, describing its history, politics, culture, and geography.
Peru, Colombia, Venezuela Marco Polo Map (Ecuador, Guyana, Suriname) (Marco Polo Guide)
By Marco Polo Travel Publilshing

Marco Polo Travel Publilshing
Map (1 pages)

Peru, Colombia, Venezuela Marco Polo Map (Ecuador, Guyana, Suriname) (Marco Polo Guide)
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Fully updated for 2017... and now with ZOOM system for even better orientation! Marco Polo maps feature completely up-to-date, digitally generated mapping. The high quality cartography with distance indicators and scale converters aid route planning.
Suriname (Bradt Travel Guide) by Philip Briggs (2015-04-07)
By Philip Briggs

Bradt Travel Guides
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Suriname (Bradt Travel Guide) by Philip Briggs (2015-04-07)
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