Transport in Suriname

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Primary road between Paramaribo and Brownsweg.

The South American country of Suriname has a number of forms of transport.

Railways[edit]

Rail links with adjacent countries[edit]

  • None

Highways[edit]

The Coppename Bridge over the Coppename River near Boskamp.
  • total: 4,304 km
  • paved: 1,130 km
  • unpaved: 3,174 km (2003)

Driving is on the left.

Road links with adjacent countries[edit]

Waterways[edit]

1,200 km; most important means of transport; oceangoing vessels with drafts ranging up to 7 m can navigate many of the principal waterways.

Ports and harbours[edit]

Merchant marine[edit]

Airports[edit]

  • 55 (2013)

Paved runways[edit]

  • total: 6
  • over 3,047 m: 1
  • under 914 m: 5 (2013)

Unpaved runways[edit]

  • total: 49
  • 914 to 1,523 m: 4
  • under 914 m: 45 (2013)

References[edit]

"https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ns.html", CIA World Factbook,7 January 2014

See also[edit]