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                                         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 - Number format

   Note: This section last updated 16th June 2021
   1.234,45

(where , indicates the decimal separator and . the thousands separator)

Suriname - Date and time formats

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   Note: This section last updated 16th June 2021
   dd-mm-yyyy
   14:32

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 graphic

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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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Suriname - Postal code map

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Place names in Suriname

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   Note: This section last updated 15th August 2014

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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Suriname has 10 districts External (distrikten, singular - distrikt):

    Brokopondo External
    Commewijne External
    Coronie External
    Marowijne External
    Nickerie External
    Para External
    Paramaribo External
    Saramacca External
    Sipaliwini External
    Wanica External

Administrative districts graphic

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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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