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Geography Statistics of Suriname

Suriname's Information

Flag of Suriname
Land Area 156,000 km2
Water Area 7,820 km2
Total Area 163,820km2 (#90)
Population 585,824 (#170)
Population Density 3.76/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $8.55 Billion
GDP Per Capita $15,200
Currency Dollar (SRD)
Largest Cities
  • Coastline: 240 miles (386 km)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 62,343 sq miles (161,470 sq km)
    (water) 695 sq miles (1,800 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 63,038 sq miles (163,270 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: 10 districts, including: Brokopondo, Commewijne, Coronie, Marowijne, Nickerie, Para, Paramaribo, Saramacca, Sipaliwini and Wanica.
  • Horizontal Width: 312 km (194 miles) from Apura straight east to the border with French Guiana
  • Vertical Length: 341 km (212 miles) from Paramaribo straight south to the border with Brazil

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (3) Brazil, Guyana, French Guina
  • Geographic Center: 162 km (100 miles) NW of Apetina at coordinates 4 00 N, 56 00 W
  • Highest Point: Jualiana Top - 4,035 ft. (1,230 m)
  • Lowest Point: Unnamed location along the coastal plain (-6.5 ft.) (-2 m) below sea level
  • Latitude and Longitude
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This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.

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