Outline of Suriname

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The location of Suriname
An enlargeable relief map of the Republic of Suriname

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Suriname:

Surinamesovereign country located in northern South America.[1] Suriname was formerly known as Nederlands Guyana, Netherlands Guiana or Dutch Guiana. Suriname is situated between French Guiana to the east and Guyana to the west. The southern border is shared with Brazil and the northern border is the Atlantic coast. The southernmost border with French Guiana is disputed along the Marowijne river; while the once-disputed boundary with Guyana was arbitrated by the United Nations Convention on Law of the Sea on September 20, 2007. The country is the smallest sovereign state in terms of area and population in South America.

General reference[edit]

An enlargeable basic map of Suriname

Geography of Suriname[edit]

An enlargeable topographic map of Suriname
Main article: Geography of Suriname
 Guyana 600 km
 Brazil 593 km
 French Guiana 510 km

Environment of Suriname[edit]

An enlargeable satellite image of Suriname

Natural geographic features of Suriname[edit]

Regions of Suriname[edit]

Main article: Regions of Suriname

Ecoregions of Suriname[edit]

Administrative divisions of Suriname[edit]

Districts of Suriname[edit]
Main article: Districts of Suriname

Demography of Suriname[edit]

Government and politics of Suriname[edit]

Politics of Suriname

Branches of the government of Suriname[edit]

Executive branch of the government of Suriname[edit]

Legislative branch of the government of Suriname[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of Suriname[edit]

Foreign relations of Suriname[edit]

International organization membership[edit]

The Republic of Suriname is a member of:[1]

Law and order in Suriname[edit]

Main article: Law of Suriname

Military of Suriname[edit]

Main article: Military of Suriname

Local government in Suriname[edit]

History of Suriname[edit]

Culture of Suriname[edit]

Main article: Culture of Suriname

Art in Suriname[edit]

Arnoldus Borret: Suriname woman with red shawl, water colour, around 1880

Sports in Suriname[edit]

Main article: Sports in Suriname

Economy and infrastructure of Suriname[edit]

Main article: Economy of Suriname

Education in Suriname[edit]

Main article: Education in Suriname

See also[edit]

Main article: Suriname


  1. ^ a b "Suriname". The World Factbook. United States Central Intelligence Agency. July 2, 2009. Retrieved July 23, 2009. 

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Suriname