Global Sourcebook for International Data Management

                                         by Graham Rhind

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Suriname

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SURINAME
SURINAME

For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

Table of Contents

Suriname - Country information

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Local short name form

Official name

Area

Population

Capital

Currency

International telephone access code

597

ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

SME

Internet country code

SR

GRC Country Code

SUR

Suriname - Languages

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There are 16 languages spoken in Suriname. The official language is Dutch External. Other widespread languages are: Guyanese External (50 000 speakers); Caribbean Hindi External (150 000 speakers); Caribbean Javanese External (60 000 speakers) and Sranan External (120 000 speakers).

Suriname - Example address format

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Any address written in a non-native language will be written in Dutch. For additional information on address components, please refer to the chapter on The Netherlands.

A table containing information about the relevant position of elements within address blocks can be acquired External

Suriname - Post office box

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This is written Postbus.

Suriname - Postal codes

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Suriname has no postal code system.

Suriname - Postal code format

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Suriname - Postal code specifics

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Suriname - Postal code regular expression

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Suriname - Postal code level of coverage

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Place names in Suriname

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Refer to Exonyms in Suriname for full lists of place names in Suriname in other languages.

Alternate place name forms/postal code tables can be acquired at http://www.grcdi.nl/settlements.htm External

Other language place name data can be acquired at http://www.grcdi.nl/otherlanguageplace.htm External

Suriname - Administrative districts

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Administrative districts graphic

Telephone numbers in Suriname

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Surinamese telephone numbers have no area codes. Fixed-line subscriber numbers have 6 digits, mobile numbers have 7 digits. Mobile numbers commence with a digit between 7 and 9.

Tables of telephone number information/formats can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/telephone.htm External

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