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Latitude of Suriname is:4 and Longitude of Suriname is: -56
Independent since 1975, Suriname is a small country located in South America. The exploration of this country started in early sixteenth century by the Spanish and French explorers. British formed some colonies in the area the oldest of which was the Marshall's Creek. . The country was marred by slavery but following the occupation of the country by the Dutch, it was abolished, though the slaves were still required to work for many more years in plantations
Suriname is located at the geographical coordinates of 4 North and 56 West. The total area to which it is spread is 163,821 square kilometres. The country has a small population of around 491,989 according to 2011 census, making it one of the least densely populated countries in the world. Paramaribo is the capital and the largest city of Suriname.
The tropical dense rainforest of Suriname covers roughly 80% of the country's surface. Some of the mountain ranges of the country include Bakhyus Mountains, Van Asch Van Wijck Mountains and Tafelberg Mountains and the Votzberg Mountains. Julianatop Mountains are the most elevated mountains in the country at a height of 4219 feet.
Economically, apart from the Bauxite industry, which generates the highest revenues for the country, Suriname is also driven by the exports of products like shrimp and rice.
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