Suriname

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Suriname is part of:
Latin America and Caribbean · South America ·
Water Basins of Suriname:
Amazon · Corantijn-Courantyne · Essequibo · Maroni ·
Facts & Figures edit
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Capital Paramaribo
Neighbouring Countries Brazil, France, Guyana
Total Area 163,270 km2
  - Water 1,800 km2 (1.10%) / 110 m2/ha
  - Land 161,470 km2
Coastline 386 km
Population 452,000 (3 inhab./km2)
HDIA 0.770 (2007)
Gini CoefficientA n/a (1995)
Nominal GDPB $2,984 million
GDP (PPP) Per CapitaB $8,900
National UN Presence
Land UseC
  - Cultivated Land 678 km2 (0.42%)
     - Arable 581 km2 (0.36%)
     - Permanent Crops 97 km2 (0.06%)
     - Irrigated 510 km2
  - Non cultivated 160,972 km2 (99.58%)
Average Annual RainfallD 2331 mm
Renewable Water ResourcesE 122 km3
Water WithdrawalsF 0.67 km3/yr
  - For Agricultural Use 93%
  - For Domestic Use 4%
  - For Industrial Use 3%
  - Per Capita 1,544 m3
Population with safe access to
  - Improved Water Source 92%
     - Urban population 98%
     - Rural population 73%
  - Improved Sanitation 94%
     - Urban population 59%
     - Rural population 76%
References & Remarks
A UNDP Human Development Report
B CIA World Factbook and Wikipedia
C CIA World Factbook Country Profiles
D Aquastat - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture
E CIA World Factbook
F Earthtrends

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