Suriname is a country in South America. It shares borders with the following countries: The capital of Suriname is Paramaribo.
The official language is Sranan and the Suriname Dollar is the currency of the Suriname. The domain is .sr and the country code is +597.
National day is celebrated on 25 Nov 1975. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Suriname is no exception.
In Suriname, Cricket is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Surinamese people. Kasiri is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Suriname. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Trefossa represent a national Surinamese symbol.
The country was founded by Johan Ferrier. The current president of Suriname is Chandrikapersad "Chan" Santokhi.
In Suriname the power plugs and sockets are of type A, B, C, F . The standard voltage is 127 V and the frequency is 60 Hz.
The Surinamese national anthem was written by Cornelis Atses Hoekstra, Henry de Ziel and composed by Johannes Corstianus de Puy.
|Former name(s)||Dutch Guiana|
|Official name(s)||Republic of Suriname|
|Alternative name(s)||Republic of Suriname (official, English)|
|Regional location||Northern South America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between French Guiana and Guyana|
|Country name etymology||The name Suriname may derive from a Taino (Arawak-speaking) indigenous people called Surinen.|
|Climate||Tropical; moderated by trade winds|
|Terrain||Mostly rolling hills; narrow coastal plain with swamps|
|National Day||25 Nov 1975|
|Religion||Christian, Hindu, & Muslim|
|Ethnicity||Indian, Maroon-Bushinengue, Creole-Mulatto|
|Head of government||President|
|Driving side||Drive on the Left-hand side|
|Total area||163,821 km2 (63,252 sq mi)|
|Average elevation||246 m (807 ft)|
|Mains electricity||127 V|
|Emergency telephone numbers||Emergency Telephone Numbers|
The National animal of Suriname is Lesser Kiskadee
The National flower of Suriname is Faya lobi. Botanical name is Ixori coccinea.
The National bird of Suriname is Lesser kiskadee
You have two ears, but you never hear words twice. You don’t need to open your mouth at noon to cough in the evening. If you like okra, you will have to like the seeds as well. If a person shave you with a razor, do not shave him with broken glass. A dog with many masters, dies of starvation.