Name Suriname (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes SR / SUR
Continent South America
Continent code SA
Capital Paramaribo
Area 156
DD coordinates 3.923295 / -56.024635
DMS coordinates 3°55'23.86" N / -56°01'28.68" W
UTM coordinates 21N 608286.32871748 433711.80046146
Total cities 45
Flag of Suriname

Suriname on map

Suriname is a part of the South America continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Suriname, is SR.

It's territory covers an area of 156 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from Paramaribo, the capital city of Suriname. On nationwide level, Dutch is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Surinamese. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather left-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 4304 km of roadways. Suriname merchant ships, tankers, and other types of maritime transport have access to 1200 km of waterways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 597 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use SRD as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in Suriname live according to the America/Paramaribo time zone, which is also the one used in Paramaribo.

More about Suriname

Official languages Dutch
Nationalities Surinamese
Road traffic Left
Domain zone .sr
Phone codes 597
Currencies SRD
Life expectancy males Ø 68,4 years
Life expectancy females Ø 74,9 years
Birthrate 18,5 ‰
Deathrate 7,3 ‰
Males/Females 50,3%/49,7%


GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 2340,3 M $
Importations 2427,5 M $
Tourism receipts 64,00 M $
Unemployment rate 8,7%
Inflation rate 22,00%
Corruption index 38 (bad)
Energy consumption 1,8 bn kWh

Land use

0% Urban areas 693 km²
1% Agricultural areas 934 km²
98% Forest 161002 km²
0% Water areas 7820 km²
1% Others 1191 km²


Roadways 4304 km
Waterways 1200 km
Commercial harbors 10
Airports 51

Suriname cities by first letter

Filter by starting letters of the city (cities - 45):

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
TLS Flag of East Timor East Timor Oceania Dili 19423 km
IDN Flag of Indonesia Indonesia Asia Jakarta 19336 km
BRN Flag of Brunei Brunei Asia Bandar Seri Begawan 18622 km
PLW Flag of Palau Palau Oceania - 18305 km
PHL Flag of Philippines Philippines Asia Manila 18272 km
MYS Flag of Malaysia Malaysia Asia Kuala Lumpur 18185 km
CXR Flag of Christmas Island Christmas Island Asia - 17864 km
SGP Flag of Singapore Singapore Asia Singapore 17704 km
AUS Flag of Australia Australia Oceania Canberra 17323 km
KHM Flag of Cambodia Cambodia Asia Phnom Penh 17269 km
ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
GUF Flag of French Guiana French Guiana South America Cayenne 326 km
GUY Flag of Guyana Guyana South America - 341 km
TTO Flag of Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago North America Port of Spain 938 km
BRB Flag of Barbados Barbados North America Bridgetown 1100 km
GRD Flag of Grenada Grenada North America - 1103 km
VCT Flag of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines North America - 1183 km
LCA Flag of Saint Lucia Saint Lucia North America - 1236 km
MTQ Flag of Martinique Martinique North America - 1311 km
DMA Flag of Dominica Dominica North America Roseau 1406 km
GLP Flag of Guadeloupe Guadeloupe North America - 1484 km

There are many ways to find how far is Suriname (SR) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Suriname to Haversine
North pole 9571 km 5947 mil
Equator 6240 km 3877 mil
South pole 10444 km 6489 mil
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People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Suriname and East Timor is 19423 kilometers or 12069 miles.
The most smallest distances between Suriname and French Guiana is 326 kilometers or 202 miles.
We found information about 45 cities.
The capital of SR is Paramaribo with population in 2021 over 223757 people.
The area of Suriname (SR) is 156 square kilometers.
Yes, Suriname is part of the continent of South America.
Official name of SR is The Republic of Suriname.
Suriname has approximately 51 airports.