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WDP 2018 - Suriname


The Republic of Suriname lies in the northeastern part of South America. Suriname is named after the Surinen tribe, one of the indigenous peoples of the land. Suriname is part of the Guianas, an ecological region within the Amazon. The word Guiana comes from a Kaliña word, meaning “land of many waters”. Suriname has many rivers and creeks. Over 90% of the country is covered by pristine tropical rainforest with a high biodiversity.

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