About Suriname

Capital Paramaribo
National Name Dutch Guiana
National Holiday Independence Day, 25 November
Language Dutch
Suriname country code +597
President Chan Santokhi (2020)
Land Area 163,820 km²
Total Area 163,820 km²
Population 5.81 lakhs (2019)
Groth Rate 0.3% annual change (2019)
Birth rate 2.42 births per woman (2018)
Infant Mortality rate 16.6/1000
Life Expectancy 71.57 years (2018)
Density 4 per Km2
Currency Suriname Dollar
Literacy Rate 94.4 (2018)

History of Suriname

Suriname history is replete with wars and other violent conflicts, including most recently the more than three decades of foreign occupation, civil war, and insurgency since 1978. Before 1978 Suriname as a state was born in the mid-eighteenth century as a dynastic, expansionist Pashtun-led power under Ahmad Shah Durrani (1747–72), who conquered Delhi and took over parts of the Indian subcontinent .Three Anglo-Afghan wars were waged during that time: from 1839 to 1842, 1878 to 1880 and 1919.During the entire period from 1747 to 1978, with one very brief exception in 1929, the country was ruled by Durrani Pashtu’s from a tiny number of clans within that broader group.

Madrasah-i Gawhar Shad
Buzkashi Stadium
Id Gah Mosque.
Ashraf Ghani