Latin America Project


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Suriname flag

Backgrounds information

Independence from the Netherlands was granted in 1975. Five years later the civilian government was replaced by a military regime that soon declared a socialist republic. It continued to rule through a succession of nominally civilian administrations until 1987, when international pressure finally brought about a democratic election. In 1989, the military overthrew the civilian government, but a democratically elected government returned to power in 1991

Geographical information


Northern South America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between French Guiana and Guyana

Information on suriname

Capital : Duramarbo

Major cities : moengo,matapi

Political and diplomacy : Information

Type of government: liberal democracy

Leader : dèsi bouterse

Currency : Suriname dollar

Economic system: socialism

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Trading information

What do they import : Agricultural products they made over 1 billion $

Where do they import goods : America , Netherlands , toheigo, China,Japan,Brazil

What do they export : Aluminum oxide,gold,petroleum,banana,rice

Where do they export goods: us,luximburg,Canada,France,Barbados

Tourist information

People should visit the guiena highlands because it's 1.7 billion years old.

Tourists should see jules wijdenbosch bridge because they need to walk around it.

Also the tourist should see the Suriname river because it's unique