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Suriname Flag The Republic of Suriname is a country in northern South America. It shares land borders with Brazil, French Guiana, and Guyana, as well as having a coastline on the Atlantic Ocean.

As of 2009, the population of Suriname was estimated as being 481,267. The country's capital and largest city is Paramaribo (nickname: Par'bo), which has a population of about 250,000.

Suriname Country Details


Country Name Suriname
Political Status Country
Geographic Location South America
Flag Suriname Flag
Principal Language Dutch
Capital Paramaribo


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Suriname (Bradt Travel Guide)
By Philip Briggs

Bradt Travel Guides
Released: 2015-04-07
Paperback (240 pages)

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·Navigate your way through Paramaribo’s old quarter
·Explore the vast wildlife-rich jungles that swathe the interior
·Glide along the Upper Suriname in a korjaal dugout
·Visit remote turtle-breeding beaches at Galibi and Matapica
·Expert health, safety and security tips to know before you go
·Written by leading travel expert Philip Briggs, author of 15 Bradt guides

Dutch-speaking Suriname is the smallest country in South America, but it packs in a remarkable biodiversity: it is home to the world’s bulkiest rodent, the Western Hemisphere’s largest cat and an exceptional 720 bird species. The UNESCO-listed capital Paramaribo is famed for its diverse ethnic mix and unique wooden architecture. And the forested interior is studded with opportunities for the curious traveller, from the vast Central Suriname Nature Reserve and plush Bergendal Eco-Resort to the bicycle-friendly plantation loop through Commewijne and sparkling rapids of the Upper Suriname.
Tourism in this beautiful and largely unspoiled destination is on the up. Highly experienced Bradt author Philip Briggs brings you this first-ever dedicated English-language guidebook to Suriname, an essential companion for anyone exploring the country.
Suriname Travel Guide: Tourism Information
By Jesse Russell

Independently published
Paperback (132 pages)

Suriname Travel Guide: Tourism Information
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Suriname Travel Guide. Tourism Information. This interesting and picturesque country can offer more than magnificent nature. Travelers will find here unique architectural and historical monuments, interesting authentic traditions and hospitality. Commewijne remains the most famous region in Suriname. It's a great place to see old plantations, beautiful mansions and buildings of the colonial era. Quite an interesting fact many plantations keep working even nowadays, despite the fact that they are several hundred years old. Travelers are welcome to attend an excursion to the piedmont region or visit one of cosy fishing villages. Johanna Margaretha, Margrita, Pomona, Bakkie and Rust en Werk are among the most famous and authentic settlements in the country. Here travellers will be able to get acquainted with local lifestyle, rent a boat and fishing tools. The ancient city of Braamspunt is located to the west from Commewijne. An ancient fort remains the main landmark of the city. Nieuw Amsterdam is another popular tourist destination in Suriname. Back in the 18th century, the city was an important strategic point. Several protective facilities, which form a united architectural assembly, have survived till our days. The city is located on the bank of the River Suriname, and during the years of the World War II cannons were installed on its banks. The cannons stand on their original places even now and have become a kind of a monument.
Guyana, Guyane & Suriname (Footprint Handbooks)
By Ben Box

Footprint
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Guyana, Guyane & Suriname (Footprint Handbooks)
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Three Caribbean states sitting on the edge of South America, the Guianas are an intriguing combination of Calypso and palm trees, Dutch place names, Hindu temples, French cafés, and Amerindian rainforest villages. Whether you're exploring the canopy walkway in the Iwokrama jungle, spotting rare birds at the incredible Kaieteur Falls, enjoying a croissant in Cayenne or admiring the wooden colonial buildings of Paramaribo, Footprint's Guyana, Guyane & Suriname Handbook covers all the top sights in this undiscovered region, plus tips for when you're off the beaten track.

Practicalities section with essential advice on getting there and around.
Highlights map & inspirational colour section, so you know what not to miss.
Comprehensive listings including where to eat, sleep and relax - whatever your budget.
Detailed street maps for Georgetown, Paramaribo and Cayenne.
Slim enough to fit in your pocket

Filled with inspiration and information, this concise Footprint Handbook will help you get the most out of the Guianas without weighing you down.

Suriname (Bradt Travel Guide)
By Philip Briggs

Bradt Travel Guides
Released: 2020-04-07
Paperback (256 pages)

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This new, thoroughly updated edition of Bradt's Suriname remains the first dedicated English-language guidebook to this emergent and largely unspoiled ecotourist destination and offers by far the greatest depth of coverage available. It is also the first guidebook in any language with a comprehensive section on the Upper Suriname River, an exciting and remote area serviced by around 20 small lodges. Detailed coverage of all accessible parks and reserves is included, including the three main marine turtle viewing sites and Central Suriname Reserve (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), with information geared to people joining organised tours as well as those who prefer the independent travel approach. Also included are detailed maps and town plans, many unavailable in any other resource having been drawn up from scratch by the author using GPS specifically for this book.
Peaceful and politically stable, Suriname is one of the world's five most thinly populated countries. Its Caribbean coastline is famed for its peerless turtle-watching opportunities, while the interior is swathed by a vast tract of pristine Amazonian rainforest rich in wildlife and accessible only by air or along the tropical waterways that incise the interior. The guide includes a detailed introduction to the diverse wildlife and intriguing history of the only former Dutch colony in South America, along with detailed regional coverage of the tropical coastline, the historic inner city of the culturally diverse capital Paramaribo (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), and the thrilling opportunities for exploration afforded by the jungle-swathed interior.

Suriname: Ruled Travel Diary Notebook or Journey Journal - Lined Trip Pocketbook for Men and Women with Lines
By Art Notebooks

Independently published
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Are you looking for an empty ruled A5 6x9 notebook with a travel holiday cover for a special person? Then this vacation journal is perfect as a gift for family and relatives who love traveling. The Variety pocketbook is lined and should not be missed on any occasion and is an ideal present for Father's Day for the dad as well for Mother's Day for the mother. Stylishly, it accompanies you through the day. It lies well in the hand and is a visual highlight for the sister or brother with a stylish motif. The notebook is also ideal as a diary, travel diary, notebook, textbook, homework book, for creative writing, for poetry slams, as well as for sketches and drawings. Just great, especially for students to study at school or as a gift for a friend and girlfriend. This book with the unique motif is the perfect present for a birthday, Christmas, Nicholas, Easter, wedding, or as a nice Valentine's Day gesture.
Suriname: Ruled Travel Diary Notebook or Journey Journal - Lined Trip Pocketbook for Men and Women with Lines
By Art Notebooks

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Are you looking for an empty ruled A5 6x9 notebook with a travel holiday cover for a special person? Then this vacation journal is perfect as a gift for family and relatives who love traveling. The Variety pocketbook is lined and should not be missed on any occasion and is an ideal present for Father's Day for the dad as well for Mother's Day for the mother. Stylishly, it accompanies you through the day. It lies well in the hand and is a visual highlight for the sister or brother with a stylish motif. The notebook is also ideal as a diary, travel diary, notebook, textbook, homework book, for creative writing, for poetry slams, as well as for sketches and drawings. Just great, especially for students to study at school or as a gift for a friend and girlfriend. This book with the unique motif is the perfect present for a birthday, Christmas, Nicholas, Easter, wedding, or as a nice Valentine's Day gesture.
Paramaribo (Suriname) - Wink Travel Guide
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Paramaribo, often called Par'bo, is the lively capital and only city of the sparsely inhabited country of Suriname. It's the country's main harbour, governmental seat and centre for business and learning.

Many visitors to Suriname come by here, spending some time to take in the city's pretty UNESCO World Heritage listed colonial centre. Paramaribo leads by example in Surinam's efforts to expand its tourist economy, with a strong focus on eco-friendly travel.

To get a feel of this friendly city, take a pick from the large stacks of fruits at its bustling central market and wander around town to admire its colonial heritage. Then, head to the Waterkant (or water side) to join the locals for Djogo (local beer) and salty fish while gazing at the boats on the Suriname river.

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Lonely Planet South America on a shoestring (Travel Guide)
By Lonely Planet, Sandra Bao, Alex Egerton, Beth Kohn & Kevin Raub

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#1 best-selling guide to South America*

Lonely Planet South America on a shoestring is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, what hidden discoveries await you, and how to optimize your budget for an extended continental trip. Trek the Inca Trail to mysterious Machu Picchu, float down the mighty Amazon on a riverboat, or learn to tango in Buenos Aires, all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of South America and begin your journey now!

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  • Budget-oriented recommendations with honest reviews - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including history, music, cuisine, sports, wildlife, environment, architecture, literature, cinema, and current events.
  • Over 179 maps
  • Useful features - including If You Like, Month by Month (annual festival calendar), and Countries at a Glance
  • Coverage of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela.

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet South America on a shoestring is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less traveled.

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Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Regis St Louis, Sandra Bao, Greg Benchwick, Celeste Brash, Gregor Clark, Alex Egerton, Bridget Gleeson, Beth Kohn, Carolyn McCarthy, Kevin Raub, Paul Smith and Lucas Vidgen.

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travelers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

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Lonely Planet South America on a shoestring (Travel Guide)
By Lonely Planet, Sandra Bao, Gregor Clark, Brian Kluepfel, Carolyn McCarthy, Paul Smith & Phillip Tang

Lonely Planet
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#1 best-selling guide to South America *

Lonely Planet South America on a Shoestring is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to skip, what hidden discoveries await you, and how to optimize your budget for an extended continental trip. Drift between river towns in the Amazon, shake it in Rio de Janeiro or hustle for traditional crafts in Ecuador all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of South America and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet's South America on a Shoestring Travel Guide:

  • Color maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Budget-oriented recommendations with honest reviews - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, lifestyle, arts, religion, outdoor activities, cuisine, sports, environment, politics
  • Over 170 maps
  • Covers Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet South America on a Shoestring is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled.

  • Looking for just a few of the destinations included in this guide? Check out Lonely Planet Argentina, Brazil or Chile & Easter Island, our most comprehensive guides that cover South America's top sights and offbeat experiences.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Regis St Louis, Sandra Bao, Celeste Brash, Gregor Clark, Alex Egerton, Brian Kluepfel, Tom Masters, Carolyn McCarthy, Kevin Raub, Paul Smith, Phillip Tang, Lucas Vidgen

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

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