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Suriname international travel guide in 2024

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Suriname is part of South America with main city at Paramaribo. It's usually ๐ŸŒค๏ธ 25.02 ยฐC in Suriname with a rainfall of ๐ŸŒง 176.11 mm. Internet speed in Suriname is on average 2.4 Mbps. In Suriname you drive on the left side. Its Developing country with a population of 542K people. The main currency is Surinam Dollar. The languages spoken are Dutch. Automatic teller machines are common in Suriname. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
๐Ÿ‘ Developing ย  ๐ŸŒค๏ธ ~25.02 ยฐC ย  ๐ŸŒง ~176.11 mmย  ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ 542K people

Suriname Weather

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Suriname Essential travel details

๐Ÿ”Œ Plugs

Suriname uses 127/230V, 60Hz with sockets and plugs Type A, Type B, Type C and Type F.

๐ŸŒ Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Dutch

Money in Suriname

๐Ÿ’ฑ Currencies Used

Suriname uses the Surinamese dollar (symbol: $), code SRD.Banknotes come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 dollars. Dollar is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 2 and 1 dollars and 25, 10, 5 and 1 cents.

๐Ÿง ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Suriname. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM โ€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling in Suriname

๐Ÿ“ก Internet

Internet speed in Suriname is on average 2.4 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Suriname is low. It is not as easy to find one.

๐Ÿ“ฑ Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 135.58 SRD, which includes 3 GB of data plan. You can choose from 2 telecoms: Digicel or Telesur. Suriname uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Suriname upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

๐Ÿ“ž Calling

To call Suriname, dial +, then 597 (the country code for Suriname), then the area code and the local number.

Driving in Suriname

๐Ÿ›ฃ๏ธ Road rules

In Suriname you drive on the left side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 40-50 km/h (24-31 mph) in all built-up areas, 80 km/h (49 mph) on undivided highways, 80 km/h (49 mph) on motorways and 80 km/h (49 mph) on expressways.

๐Ÿ†˜ Emergency

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Suriname travel details

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