Onafhankelijkheidsplein

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The square with the presidential palace.

The Onafhankelijkheidsplein (Dutch pronunciation: [ɔnɑfˈɦɑŋkələkɦɛitsplɛin], Independence Square) is a town square in Paramaribo, the capital of Suriname. The square is situated in the historical inner city, near the Suriname River and the presidential palace.

Before the independence of Suriname from the Netherlands in 1975, it was also called the Oranjeplein (Orange Square) and the Gouvernementsplein (Government Square).

Coordinates: 5°49′34.43″N 55°9′5.47″W / 5.8262306°N 55.1515194°W / 5.8262306; -55.1515194