Suriname

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arts great

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oil gold

, bananas, timber, palm kernels, coconuts, peanuts, citrus fruits, and forest products. * Industry: Types—alumina, oil, gold, fish, shrimp, lumber. * Trade: ** Exports (2012): $2.563 billion: alumina, gold, crude oil, lumber, shrimp and fish, rice, bananas. Major consumers: US 26.1%, Belgium 17.6%, UAE 12.1%, Canada 10.4%, Guyana 6.5%, France 5.6%, Barbados 4.7%.


rich diversity

, the Maharishi founded the Global Country of World Peace (GCWP) "to create global world peace by unifying all nations in happiness, prosperity, invincibility and perfect health, while supporting the rich diversity of our world family". <


gold rich

of French Guyana. By 1740, Maroons had formed clans and felt strong enough to challenge the Dutch colonists, forcing them to sign peace treaties. On October 10, 1760, the Ndyuka signed such a treaty forged by Adyáko Benti Basiton or Boston, a former Jamaican slave who had learned to read and write and knew about the Jamaican treaty. The treaty is still important, as it defines the territorial rights of the Maroons in the gold-rich inlands of Suriname. Alex van Stipriaan, ''Surinaams contrast'' (1995); Hans Buddingh', ''Geschiedenis van Suriname'' (1995 1999); Alex van Stipriaan Thomas Polimé, ''Kunst van overleven'' (KIT, 2009) The Maroons Marokons created their own independent communities which in some cases have survived for centuries and until recently remained separate from mainstream society. In the 19th and 20th centuries, Maroon Marokon communities began to disappear as forests were razed, although some countries, such as Guyana and Suriname, still have large Maroon populations living in the forests. Recently, many Maroons Marokons have moved to cities and towns as the process of urbanization accelerates. Wikipedia:Suriname Dmoz:Regional South America Suriname Commons:Category:Suriname


relationship based

, Australia and the United Kingdom they are also widely available in general supermarkets. Oltmans in Suriname In the eighties Oltmans also actively interfered with the post-colonial Dutch-Suriname relationship. He recognised a bilateral relationship based in negative sentiments similar to the Dutch-Indonesian relationship. Intend on playing a mediating role Oltmans traveled to Suriname to interview military dictator Bouterse. He published a book that was banned in Suriname


active including

the Inquisition was active, including Cuba, Puerto Rico and Mexico, however, these Jews generally concealed their identity from the authorities. By the mid-17th century, the largest Jewish communities in the Western Hemisphere were located in Suriname and Brazil. Several Jewish communities in the Caribbean, Central and South America flourished, particularly in those areas under Dutch and English control. Today, there are up to 500,000 Jews living in Latin America, http


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, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Dominica, El Salvador, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Paraguay, St. Vincent, Suriname, Tristan da Cunha, Turks and Caicos Islands) with RangeMap *images&amp;AGE All&SEX All&ACT All&Search Search&VIEW All&ORIENTATION All&RESULTS 24 American "Purple Gallinule" photo gallery

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classical dance

It is widely used in qawwali, kirtan and bhangra. It was formerly used in classical dance. Indian children sing and dance to it during pre-wedding festivities. It is often used in ''Filmi Sangeet'' - Indian film music - in chutney music, ''baithak gana'', ''tan'' singing and the local Indian music of Jamaica, Suriname, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, where it was brought by indentured immigrants. In the Fiji Islands the dholak is widely used for bhajan and kirtan


number important

on Tuesday, 25 May 2010, the "Megacombinatie" won 23 of the National Assembly seats followed by "Nationale Front" with 20 seats. A much smaller number, important for coalition-building, went to the "A&#8209;combinatie" and to the "Volksalliantie". Negotiations are ongoing between parties regarding the formation of coalitions. The President of Suriname, who is elected for a five-year term by a two-thirds majority of the National Assembly or, failing


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Chinese migrants have settled. region in China: Eastern Guangdong province; adjoining regions of Fujian and Jiangxi provinces In the past number of years, there has been a recurrent discussion about the perceived politically incorrect nature of the Moorish helper. In particular Dutch citizens with backgrounds from Suriname and the Netherlands Antilles might feel offended by the Dutch slavery history connected to this emblem and regard the Zwarte Pieten to be racist

Suriname

ethnic_groups 27.4% East Indian (Indo-Surinamese) 21.7% Maroon (Maroon (people)) 15.7% Creole Afro-Surinamese (Afro-Surinamese) 13.7% Javanese (Javanese people) 13.4% Mixed (Multiracial) 8.2% others ethnic_groups_year 2012 demonym Surinamese capital Paramaribo latd 5 latm 50 latNS N longd 55 longm 10 longEW W largest_city Paramaribo government_type Unitary (Unitary state) parliamentary (parliamentary system) constitutional republic leader_title1 President (President of Suriname) leader_name1 Dési Bouterse leader_title2 Vice-President (Vice President of Suriname) leader_name2 Robert Ameerali legislature National Assembly (National Assembly (Suriname)) area_km2 163,821 area_sq_mi 63,251 area_rank 92nd area_magnitude 1 E11 percent_water 1.1 population_estimate 573,311 population_estimate_year July 2014 population_estimate_rank 167th population_census 492,829 Algemeen Bureau voor de Statistiek in Suriname – Census profile at district level population_census_year 2004 population_density_km2 2.9 population_density_sq_mi 7.6 population_density_rank 231st GDP_PPP_year 2014 GDP_PPP $9.240 billion GDP_PPP_rank GDP_PPP_per_capita $16,716 GDP_PPP_per_capita_rank GDP_nominal $5.273 billion GDP_nominal_year 2014 GDP_nominal_per_capita $9,539 Gini_year 1999 Gini_change Gini 52.9 Gini_ref Gini_rank HDI_year 2013 HDI_change increase HDI 0.705 HDI_ref HDI_rank 100th sovereignty_type Independence established_event1 constituent country (Suriname (Kingdom of the Netherlands)) established_date1 15 December 1954 established_event2 established_date2 25 November 1975 established_event3 Current constitution established_date3 30 September 1987 currency Surinamese dollar currency_code SRD time_zone SRT utc_offset -3 time_zone_DST utc_offset_DST drives_on left (Right- and left-hand traffic) calling_code +597 cctld .sr

'''Suriname''' ( ), is a country on the northeastern Atlantic coast of South America. It is bordered (Borders of Suriname) by French Guiana to the east, Guyana to the west and Brazil to the south.

Suriname was colonized by the English and the Dutch (Dutch Republic) in the 17th century. In 1667 it was captured by the Dutch, who governed Suriname as Dutch Guiana (Surinam (Dutch colony)) until 1954. At that time it was designated as one of the constituent countries (constituent country) of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, next to the Netherlands and the Netherlands Antilles (dissolved (dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles) in 2010). On 25 November 1975, the country of Suriname (Suriname (Kingdom of the Netherlands)) left the Kingdom of the Netherlands to become independent (independence). A member of CARICOM (Caribbean Community), it is considered to be a culturally Caribbean country and has extensive trade and cultural exchange with the Caribbean nations.

At just under , Suriname is the smallest sovereign state in South America. (French Guiana, while less extensive and populous, is an overseas department of France.) Suriname has a population of approximately 566,000, most of whom live on the country's north coast, where the capital Paramaribo is located. Suriname is a mostly Dutch (Dutch language)-speaking country; Sranang (Sranan Tongo), an English (English language)-based creole language (English creole), is a widely used ''lingua franca''. It is the only independent entity in the Americas where Dutch is spoken by a majority of the population.

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