Suriname is a sovereign state on the Atlantic coast of South America. It has borders with Brazil in the south, Guyana in the west and French Guaynas in the east. It is the smallest country in South America with 165,000 km² of area. The Capital is Paramaribo.
Cities of Suriname
Suriname Area Code: +597
Suriname's Currency: Suriname Dollar
Paramaribo, Brokopondo, Coronie, Nickerie, Saramacca, Wanica, Conmewijne, Marowijne, Para, Sipaliwini.
The majority of the people of Suriname are engaged in agriculture. About half of the cultivated land is rice; furthermore, sugarcane, orange, grapefruit, corn and great coconuts are grown. Cattle, sheep, goats, pigs and poultry are the main animals grown. Almost all agricultural activities are in the coastal region. The most fertile soils are the parts of the land covered with water, the parts of which are watered out and the agriculturally favored parts.
The main economic wealth of Suriname is boxing. It constitutes 70% of exports. Part of the ore ore is converted to aluminum oxide. But most of them are loaded to ships in the raw state to be sent to the US.
There are some timber chopping factories in the country. However, manufacturing is mainly limited to the processing of bauxite ore. Also; sugar and rice milling, shrimp freezing and fruit juices, paint and plywood production are also available.
Products Exported by Suriname
The main export goods are bauxite and aluminum oxide, rice orange, grapefruit and timber.
Products Imported by Suriname
Suriname imports fuel and lubricants, building material industry equipment and automobiles.
Senegal Exports Countries
Mali, India, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates and China.
Countries where Suriname exports
The US obtains 75% of Surinam's export goods and, together with the Netherlands, supplies most of the country's imported goods.
Countries import by Suriname
Nations Living in Suriname
Of the people of Surinam, 37% is India, 3% is Creole and 15% is Javanese. The Indians and the Cavalians were descendants of those brought to the country as agricultural workers in the early 19th and early 20th centuries. The Creols consisted of the merge of black slaves with other ethnic groups. 10% of the country's population consists of descendants of black slaves who fled to forests before the middle of the 19th century. 2% of the population are American Indians. Niggers and American natives make up almost the entire population of the interior. In addition, there are European and Chinese communities in coastal cities.
Languages spoken in Suriname
Official language; Dutch. Although the Dutch is the official language, the daily language is spoken in English, Hindi, Javanese and Chinese as well as the language of Suriname. Suriname is a mixture of Dutch, English, Spanish and Portuguese.