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Suriname - Physical geography

Area : 163 270 Km2
Water : 1.1 %
Forests : 86 %

Min. Height : -2 m (Coastal Plain)
Max. Height : 1286 m (Wilhelmina Gebergte)


Suriname - Climate
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Temperatures ░C (degrees Celsius) in Paramaribo
Rainfall (mm) in Paramaribo
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Suriname - People
Nationality : Surinamese
Main language(s) : Dutch, English, Spanish

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Population (2005) : 449 000 people
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Density : 2.8 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 2.54 children / woman
Life expectancy : 69 years
Urban population : 76 %

Main cities :
290 000 people Paramaribo (capital)
70 000 people Wanica
38 000 people Nickerie


Suriname - Economy
Currency : Florin (SRG) = 100 Cents
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 3.25 Florins (SRG)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 0.87 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 1938 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 1.14 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 2539 dollars


Suriname - Miscellaneous information
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2002) :
- Rice
- Bananas
- Shrimps
- Oxen
- Bauxite (9)
- Aluminium (20)
RECORDS :
- The biggest spider in the world = 122 g, 10 x 27 cm (captured in Suriname in 1985). (source = Guiness Book)


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