Surface: 163 820 km²
Population: 560 157 inhabitants (2012)
Status: Exercise Vigilance.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .
February, March, September and October are the best months to travel to Suriname. This will avoid the months of heavy precipitation.
Dutch is the official language in Suriname. In addition there including Surinamese, Javanese and English spoken.
You must have a passport valid for at least six months upon arrival in Suriname.
For tourists, a tourist card required. You can request for 20 euros at the Consulate of Suriname in Amsterdam, in counters at Schiphol airport or on arrival at the international airport. For business travel, work, internships or stays longer than 90 days a visa required. Surinamese living in the Netherlands abolished the visa requirement.
For a visit to Suriname it is advisable to get one or more vaccinations.
Money and Money
In Suriname is paid with the Surinamese dollar (SRD).
Traffic and route
In Suriname you must drive on the left side of the road.
In Suriname there are the same plugs and sockets as used in the Netherlands. In some cases you need a converter.
The tap water is safe to drink.
Websites from Suriname end in .sr.
Official website of Suriname: suriname-tourism.org .
An overview of all the holidays in Suriname available at Beleven.org .
Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected natural areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Suriname can be found on Protected Planet .
An overview of the World Heritage Sites in Suriname can be found on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.
Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube, Beleven.org, Waarbenjijnu.nl, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.