Country: Suriname

Population: 524,000
Capital: Paramaribo
Currency: Surinam Guilder (also known as Florin) (SRG )
Top level domain: .sr
Int. Phone access: 597
ISO2 code: SR
ISO3 code: SUR
IOC code: SUR


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Dutch (official), English (widely spoken), Sranang Tongo (Surinamese, sometimes called Taki-Taki, is native language of Creoles and much of the younger population and is lingua franca among others), Caribbean Hindustani (a dialect of Hindi), Javanese

Hindu 27.4%, Protestant 25.2% (predominantly Moravian), Roman Catholic 22.8%, Muslim 19.6%, indigenous beliefs 5%

United Nations member since: 1975-12-04

Olympic achievements

Olympic Summer Games: 11 times.   Medals: gold  1   silver  0   bronse   1
Olympic Winter Games: 0 times.   Medals: gold  0   silver  0   bronse   0

Provinces / Regions

Brokopondo, Commewijne, Coronie, Marowijne, Nickerie, Para, Paramaribo, Saramacca, Sipaliwini, Wanica,

Major Cities