By Andrew Torcisi
Welcome to Suriname, we are located in northern South America. our capital city is Paramaribo. 4 other cities are Kabalebo, Nieuw Nicherie, Albina and Niew Amsterdam. We are known for our white sand beaches to the north and mountain climbing towards the South.
We were originally controlled by the Dutch. We declared our independence on November 25, 1975. We are now a 100% independent country. Our official language is Sranan Tongo.
Our flag is composed of horizontal green, white and red stripes, with a yellow star in the middle. Our flag was adapted on November 25th, 1975 when we declared our independence.
In Suriname, our government is a constitutional democracy, our current Leader is Desi Boterise
Currency and Economic system
The currency here is Surinese Dollar, 1 US dollar= 0.25 Surinese Dollar.
Our economic system is both a capitalism and a socialism. (Mixed)
Why you should visit Suriname?
You should visit Suriname because of the white sand beaches, mountain climbing and culture.
Things to do in Suriname
You can go to one of the many beaches along the coast, you can also visit the Brownsberg natural park. Or climb the 1026 meter Tafelberg Mountain one of the highest in Suriname.