Flag of Suriname

Flag of Suriname

The flag of Suriname, which has been adopted in 1975, consists of five horizontal stripes from the top in green, white, red, white and green colors. In the red field, a yellow five-pointed star is placed. Suriname has been under the British and Dutch dominion and it did not gain independence from the Dutch until 1975. Suriname is due to high level of emigration and immigration very multicultural country and the yellow star stands for the unity of all these groups. Green color on the flag represents fertility of the landscape, opportunities and hope for new and better Surinam, white color symbolizes justice and freedom and the red color should symbolize love.

Neighbouring countries

Flag Country Capital Population Total area
Flag of Brazil Brazil Brasília 201,032,714 8,514,880 km2
Flag of France France Paris 65,844,000 551,500 km2
Flag of Guyana Guyana Georgetown 784,894 214,969 km2

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Main information

Country
Suriname
Capital city
Paramaribo
Population
534,189 (2012)
Total area
163,820 km2
Formation
25. 11. 1975
Highest point
Juliana Top (1,230 m)
GDP
$ 12,299 (IMF, 2012)
Currency
surinamese dollar (SRD)
Code
SR (SUR)
Calling code
+597
Internet TLD
.sr

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By continents
South America

Name of country in other languages

Czech
Surinam (Paramaribo)
English
Suriname (Paramaribo)
German
Suriname (Paramaribo)
French
Suriname (Paramaribo)
Italian
Suriname (Paramaribo)
Spanish
Surinam (Paramaribo)
Russian
Суринам (Парамарибо)
Slovak
Surinam (Paramaribo)
Polish
Surinam (Paramaribo)
Portuguese
Suriname (Paramaribo)
Chinese
蘇利南 (帕拉马里博)
Japanese
スリナム (パラマリボ)
Turkish
Surinam (Paramaribo)
Norwegian
Surinam (Paramaribo)
Swedish
Surinam (Paramaribo)
Hungarian
Suriname (Paramaribo)
Dutch
Suriname (Paramaribo)
Danish
Surinam (Paramaribo)
Finnish
Suriname (Paramaribo)
Hebrew
סורינאם (פרמריבו)

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