Meerzorg

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Meerzorg
Resort
Map showing the resorts of Commewijne District.
Map showing the resorts of Commewijne District.
Meerzorg is located in Suriname
Meerzorg
Meerzorg
Map showing the resorts of Commewijne District.
Coordinates: 5°48′N 55°09′W / 5.800°N 55.150°W / 5.800; -55.150Coordinates: 5°48′N 55°09′W / 5.800°N 55.150°W / 5.800; -55.150
Country  Suriname
District Commewijne District
Area
 • Total 1,081 km2 (417 sq mi)
Elevation 1 m (3 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 12,405
 • Density 11/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zone AST (UTC-3)

Meerzorg is a town in Suriname, located on the eastern bank of the Suriname River, directly opposite the capital Paramaribo. Its population at the 2012 census was 12,405.[1] Since 2000 it has been connected to Paramaribo by the Jules Wijdenbosch Bridge, named after the former President Jules Wijdenbosch.

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