Westelijke Polders

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Westelijke Polders
Resort
Map showing the resorts of Nickerie District.
Map showing the resorts of Nickerie District.
Country  Suriname
District Nickerie District
Area
 • Total 1,168 km2 (451 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 8,616
 • Density 7.4/km2 (19/sq mi)
Time zone AST (UTC-3)

Westelijke Polders is a resort in Suriname, located in the Nickerie District. Its population at the 2012 census was 8,616.[1]

Its Dutch placename (in English 'western polders') reflects Suriname's colonial past.

Its western boundary is the Courantyne River, between Suriname and Guyana.

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Coordinates: 5°21′21″N 57°14′08″W / 5.3558°N 57.2355°W / 5.3558; -57.2355