Where is Suriname?

Suriname is located in the Latin America & Caribbean region at latitude 3.919305 and longitude -56.027783 and is part of the South American continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 3° 55' 9.50'' N
  • 56° 1' 40.02'' W

You can see the location of Suriname on the world map below:

Suriname Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Suriname are:

  • Brazil
  • French Guiana
  • Guyana
Flag pin pointing out the location of Suriname on the South America map

Suriname Related Content

Suriname Key Facts

Indicator Suriname
Coordinates 3.919305, -56.027783
Country code alpha-2 SR
Country code alpha-3 SUR
Int. Phone Prefix +597
Capital city Paramaribo
Continent South America
World Bank Region Latin America & Caribbean
Country area in sq km 163,820
Population 2021 591,798
Median Age 27.9
Life expectancy 70.3
World Bank income group Upper middle income
Major languages Dutch (official), English (widely spoken), Sranang Tongo (Surinamese, sometimes called Taki-Taki, is the native language of Creoles and much of the younger population and is lingua franca among others), Caribbean Hindustani (a dialect of Hindi), Javanese
Currency Surinamese Dollar (SRD)
GDP in 2020 2.9 billion
GDP per capita in 2020 $4,917
UTC/GMT Time UTC−03:00 Number of time zones: 1
Internet TLD .sr
Biggest Airport Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport (PBM)
Average temperature (in Celsius) 25.7
Administrative Divisions 10 districts