Suriname

Suriname is a republic on the northeast coast of South America with Paramaribo as its capital. The country borders French Guiana to the east, Guyana to the west, Brazil to the south and the Atlantic Ocean to the north.

Official nameSuriname
CapitalParamaribo
Residense579.633
Surface163.820 kmĀ²
time differenceUTC -3
VolksliedGod zij met ons Suriname
Aantal Rotterdammers geboren in dit land28604

Suriname consists of many population groups: Javanese, Hindustani, Indians, Creoles, Chinese, Brazilians and some smaller population groups. Each population group has its own dishes and holidays. As a result, Suriname has the most public holidays worldwide. The whole country will be partying!

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16-12-2021 Suriname

Peggy from Suriname

‘I am here because the Netherlands was there. People need to know why the city is the city it is today.’ -Peggy Wijntuin Peggy uit Suriname… Lees meer

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