Geography in Suriname

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Geography in Suriname


The continent: America
  
Iso2:SR
  
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For country comparisons (the table on the map) colors are used:
 
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Area in Suriname


Surface area

163 820 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 91 in the world of 233 (61,37%); 15 place in America 50 (72%)

Land area

156 000 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 90 in the world of 230 (61,30%); 15 place in America 50 (72%)

Territorial waters

7 820 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 58 in the world of 153 (62,75%); 14 place in America 29 (55,17%)

Land use in Suriname


Land area

156 000 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 90 in the world of 230 (61,30%); 15 place in America 50 (72%)

Agricultural land

0,565 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 207 in the world of 208 (0,962%); 42 place in America 42 (2,38%)
11,22 % (2,24 % annual) ↘
min: 0,263; max: 0,571; max-min: 0,308 (53,93%); mid: 0,417;
0,149 (26,30%)
882 {sq.km.[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 166 in the world of 209 (21,05%); 27 place in America 42 (38,10%)
11,22 % (2,24 % annual) ↘
min: 410; max: 890; max-min: 480 (53,93%); mid: 650;
232 (26,30%)
0,172 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 153 in the world of 207 (26,57%); 27 place in America 42 (38,10%)
11,96 % (2,39 % annual) ↘
min: 0,129; max: 0,218; max-min: 0,089 (40,71%); mid: 0,174;
-0,0020230 (-1,18%)

Arable land

0,417 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 198 in the world of 206 (4,37%); 42 place in America 42 (2,38%)
15,38 % (3,08 % annual) ↘
min: 0,179; max: 0,417; max-min: 0,237 (56,92%); mid: 0,298;
0,119 (28,46%)
700,00 {sq.km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 154 in the world of 206 (25,73%); 26 place in America 42 (40,48%)
21,43 % (4,29 % annual) ↘
min: 270,00; max: 700,00; max-min: 430,00 (61,43%); mid: 485,00;
215,00 (30,71%)
0,129 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 104 in the world of 206 (50%); 15 place in America 42 (66,67%)
17,66 % (3,53 % annual) ↘
min: 0,081; max: 0,140; max-min: 0,059 (42,28%); mid: 0,110;
0,019 (14,37%)

Forest area

98,28 {% of land area[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 1 in the world of 205 (100%); 1 place in America 43 (100%)
0,124 % (0,025 % annual) ↗
min: 98,28; max: 98,91; max-min: 0,628 (0,635%); mid: 98,60;
-0,314 (-0,320%)
153 320 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 37 in the world of 206 (82,52%); 12 place in America 43 (74,42%)
0,124 % (0,025 % annual) ↗
min: 153 320; max: 154 300; max-min: 980 (0,635%); mid: 153 810;
-490 (-0,320%)
28,24 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 1 in the world of 204 (100%); 1 place in America 43 (100%)
4,92 % (0,985 % annual) ↗
min: 28,24; max: 37,79; max-min: 9,56 (25,29%); mid: 33,02;
-4,78 (-16,92%)

Terrestrial protected areas

14,72 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 105 in the world of 204 (49,02%); 22 place in America 42 (50%)
0,311 % (0,062 % annual) ↘
min: 3,50; max: 14,72; max-min: 11,22 (76,22%); mid: 9,11;
5,61 (38,11%)
22 981 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 82 in the world of 202 (59,90%); 16 place in America 42 (64,29%)
0,0027131 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 36 in the world of 202 (82,67%); 13 place in America 42 (71,43%)

Land boundaries and coastline in Suriname


Length of land borders

1 907 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 91 in the world of 166 (45,78%); 14 place in America 27 (51,85%)

Number of Neighbors

3 [?] (2015)
(descending): 86 in the world of 164 (48,17%); 7 place in America 26 (76,92%)

Coastline

386 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 121 in the world of 191 (37,17%); 26 place in America 47 (46,81%)

Elevation in Suriname


mean elevation

246 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 125 in the world of 163 (23,93%); 21 place in America 28 (28,57%)

lowest point

-2 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 40 in the world of 73 (46,58%); 3 place in America 7 (71,43%)

highest point

1 230 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 150 in the world of 232 (35,78%); 26 place in America 50 (50%)

Main parameters in Suriname


Population

542 975 number of people[?] (2015)
(descending): 171 in the world of 233 (27,04%); 27 place in America 50 (48%)
4,57 % (0,915 % annual) ↘
min: 289 972; max: 542 975; max-min: 253 003 (46,60%); mid: 416 474;
126 502 (23,30%)

Surface area

163 820 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 91 in the world of 233 (61,37%); 15 place in America 50 (72%)

Population density

3,48 people per sq. km of land area[?] (2015)
(descending): 223 in the world of 230 (3,48%); 49 place in America 50 (4%)
4,57 % (0,915 % annual) ↘
min: 1,91; max: 3,48; max-min: 1,57 (45,08%); mid: 2,70;
0,785 (22,54%)

Population growth rate

0,874 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 135 in the world of 216 (37,96%); 26 place in America 45 (44,44%)
24,70 % (4,94 % annual) ↗
min: -0,883; max: 2,91; max-min: 3,79 (130,39%); mid: 1,01;
-0,137 (-15,64%)

Surface area

30,17 hectar per person[?] (2015)
(ascending): 227 in the world of 233 (3,00%); 50 place in America 50 (2%)
4,79 % (0,959 % annual) ↗
min: 30,17; max: 56,48; max-min: 26,31 (46,58%); mid: 43,33;
-13,15 (-43,60%)