Suriname lies on the northeast coast of South America, with Guyana to the west, French Guiana to the east, and Brazil to the south. It is about one-tenth larger than Michigan. The principal rivers are the Corantijn on the Guyana border, the Marowijne in the east, and the Suriname, on which the capital city of Paramaribo is situated.

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  • Lelydorp is the capital city of Wanica District, located in Suriname With a population of 18,663 (2012), it is the second largest city in Suriname, after Paramaribo

  • Koewarasan is a resort in Suriname, located in the Wanica District Its population at the 2012 census was 27,713 It is located to the west of Paramaribo, and is mainly a suburban area

  • Brokopondo is the capital town of the Brokopondo District, Suriname It is located on the west shore of the Suriname river, just north of the Afobaka dam Brokopondo can be reached via the Afobakaweg from Paranam to Afobaka

  • Paramaribo (; Dutch pronunciation: [ˌpaːraːˈmaːriboː]; nicknamed Par'bo) is the capital and largest city of Suriname, located on the banks of the Suriname River in the Paramaribo District Paramaribo has a population of roughly 241,000 people (2012 census), almost half of Suriname's population The historic inner city of Paramaribo has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2002

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