Suriname

What is Suriname known for?


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%.


field covers

from the Orinoco sediment-wave field", Marine Geology, vol. 192, no. 1-3, pp. 171-187. This sediment-wave field covers an area of at least 29 000 km 2 at a water depth of 4400–4825 meters. These antidunes have wavelengths of 110-2600 m and wave heights of 1-15 m. Turbidity currents responsible for wave


gold oil

business in Suriname than virtually any other country in the world (694 days or about 99 weeks). The Economist, Pocket World in Figures, 2008 Edition, London: Profile Books * GDP (2010 est.): U.S. $4.794 billion. * Annual growth rate real GDP (2010 est.): 3.5%. * Per capita GDP (2010 est.): U.S. $9,900. * Inflation (2007): 6.4%. * Natural resources: Bauxite, gold, oil, iron ore, other minerals; forests; hydroelectric potential; fish and shrimp. * Agriculture: Products—rice


multiple world

. Surinamebadminton.hyves.nl. Retrieved on 12 July 2013. Virgil Soeroredjo also participated for Suriname at the 2012 London Summer Olympics (Badminton at the 2012 Summer Olympics), only the second badminton player, after Oscar Brandon, for Suriname to achieve this. Results And Medalists. London2012.com. Retrieved on 12 July 2013. Multiple K-1 champion and legend, Ernesto Hoost, is from Surinamese descent. Rayen Simson, another legendary multiple world champion kickboxer, was born in Suriname. Remy Bonjasky also a multiple K-1 champion was also born in Suriname. MMA (Mixed martial arts) and Kickboxing champions


current range

as 80% of its South American range. While still present in a number of north-central countries, giant otter populations are under considerable stress. The IUCN lists Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela as current range countries. Given local extinctions, the species' range has become discontinuous. Total population numbers

American range. While still present in a number of north-central countries, giant otter populations are under considerable stress. The IUCN lists Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela as current range countries. Given local extinctions, the species' range has become discontinuous. Total population numbers are difficult to estimate


work working

Universiteit van Suriname Students wishing to obtain an education here must have a working knowledge of Dutch as classes are only instructed in Dutch. Work Working as a foreigner in Suriname without a work permit is illegal, though granted, there is not much of a force to stop you. However, relations do exist between the Netherlands and Suriname for work exchange programs and extra labour, especially those of skilled classes. Stay safe If you are concerned about safety try to avoid venturing at night alone. Try using a bike when possible. When in Paramaribo at night, avoid the Palm Garden as this is a well known crime site where much drug trade is done. The police force is only so large and can only protect you to a certain extent. Therefore, stay where you know police protection is offered. So please, use common sense when venturing outside downtown, which in itself can have problems. Do NOT venture to the bush (binnenland) alone. Stay healthy To enter Suriname there’s no need for any special kind of vaccination, though some are recommended (see below). If you plan a jungle-trip, which is highly recommended, it is possible that you may want to take precautions against malaria, depending on the area you are planning to visit (although since 2005 there have not been any cases of malaria reported in Suriname). Be sure to check with BOG, or your local pharmacist or health clinic what prophylactic you should take. The bigger threat nowadays comes from dengue, also spread by mosquitoes, for which there is no prophylactic, nor any cure. Travellers diarrhoea can also potentially be a problem. Yellow fever vaccination is recommended. (Required to get into Brazil afterwards!) Tetanus-diphtheria vaccination is recommended. Hepatitis A vaccination is recommended. The Adult HIV AIDS prevalence is reaching '''2%''' or 1 in 50 adults, which is 3 times higher than the US and 9 times higher than the Netherlands. Be sure to practice safe sex. Respect Be respectful when taking photographs. Like everywhere else, one should respect the environment and the culture. For example the inland-people consider certain trees and spots holy and it is likely you need consent before taking a photograph. Your local guide will usually also indicate so. Ask for consent when you think it is appropriate as you would anywhere else. Connect * Wikipedia:Suriname Dmoz:Regional South America Suriname Commons:Category:Suriname


legal title

and the Secretary General's representative continue. Neighbouring Suriname also claims the territory east of Guyana's New River, a largely uninhabited area of some in southeast Guyana. Guyana and Suriname also disputed their offshore maritime boundaries (maritime boundary). This dispute flared up in June 2000 in response to an effort by a Canadian company to drill for oil under a Guyanese concession. Guyana regards its legal title to all of its territory as sound. However


short work

-6 Bareilly as a ruined city became crowded with unemployed, restless Rohilla Pathans. Many urban cities in Uttar Pradesh were experiencing economic stagnation and poverty. Naturally, this led to heavy migration overseas to Suriname and Guyana. '''''Oroonoko''''' is a short

work of prose fiction by Aphra Behn (1640–1689), published in 1688, concerning the love of its hero, an enslaved African in Surinam (Suriname) in the 1660s, and the author's own experiences in the new South American colony (History of Suriname#Early European involvement). thumb upright alt Image of Anne Bracegirdle in a feather headdress possibly received from Aphra Behn. Anne Bracegirdle (Image:annebracegirdle.jpg) appearing in John Dryden's ''The Indian Queen


main home

: taalunieversum.org en about_us Nederlandse Taalunie . taalunieversum.org It is the only Dutch-speaking country in South America as well as the only independent nation in the Americas where Dutch is spoken by a majority of the population, and one of the two non-Romance (Romance languages)-speaking countries on the continent, the other being English-speaking Guyana. In Paramaribo, Dutch is the main home language in two-thirds of households. Wikipedia:Suriname Dmoz:Regional South America Suriname Commons:Category:Suriname


education+live

http: web.worldbank.org WBSITE EXTERNAL NEWS 0,,contentMDK:21109448~pagePK:64257043~piPK:437376~theSitePK:4607,00.html?cid 3001 title Latin America Shouldn't Bet Everything On Remittances publisher World Bank date 2006-10-31 accessdate 2011-02-28 Over 80% of Jamaicans with higher education live abroad. Study finds small developing lands hit hardest by 'brain

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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