Suriname travel advice, temperature, rainfall, SIM cards, ATM and road rules

Suriname 🇸🇷

Suriname is part of Americas with main city at Paramaribo. Its Developing country with a population of 542K people. The main currency is Surinam Dollar. The languages spoken are Dutch. the Republic of Suriname is the formal name of Suriname Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing   🌤️ ~26.47 °C   🌧 ~78.39 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 542K people

Weather

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General

🔌 Sockets

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

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Dutch

Money

💱 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.

🏧 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 — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling

📡 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.

📱 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.

📞 Calling

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

Driving

🛣️ 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.

🆘 Emergency

Universal

911

Police

911

Ambulance

911

Fire department

911

Last updated: November 14, 2019