Location of the country of Suriname

Country in South America

Suriname, officially known as the Republic of Suriname, is a country on the northeastern Atlantic coast of South America. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the north, French Guiana to the east, Guyana to the west and Brazil to the south. At just under 165,000 square kilometers, it is the smallest sovereign state in South America. Suriname has a population of approximately 575,990, most of whom live on the country’s north coast, in and around the capital and largest city, Paramaribo.
  • Population: 581.400 (2019)
  • GDP: 3,985 billion USD (2019)
  • Area: 163.800 km² (63.250 sq miles)
  • Calling code: 597
  • Capital: Paramaribo
  • Official language: Dutch



  • Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins, etc : USD 1001.324865 Million (66.63%),
  • Commodities not specified according to kind : USD 354.243125 Million (23.57%)
  • Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal : USD 68.093492 Million (4.53%)
  • Edible fruit, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons : USD 35.858244 Million (2.39%)
  • Cereals : USD 17.13745 Million (1.14%),
    Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatic invertebrates ne : USD 7.316307 Million (0.49%)
  • Iron and steel : USD 2.99365 Million (0.2%),
    Optical, photo, technical, medical, etc apparatus : USD 2.095907 Million (0.14%)
  • Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement : USD 1.587934 Million (0.11%)
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar : USD 1.401839 Million (0.09%)


  • Refined Petroleum ($138M)
    Delivery Trucks ($105M)
  • Excavation Machinery ($89.4M)
  • Cars ($70.2M)
  • Large Construction Vehicles ($61.8M)

Importing mostly from United States ($384M), Netherlands ($241M), China ($234M), Trinidad and Tobago ($118M), and Antigua and Barbuda ($92.3M)

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