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General Information

The official language of Suriname is Dutch.

The national currency of Suriname is Surinamese dollar (SRD).

1 SRD equals  .
equals  SRD.

Location

Suriname

The distance from to Suriname is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Suriname. Exercise normal precautions in Suriname. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

Dial 115 to call the police in Suriname.

LGBT

Suriname has a score of -4 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Suriname ranks #110 worldwide.

There are no legal restrictions on same-sex sexual relations or the organization of LGBTI events in Suriname.

Travel Vaccinations

Your country is on the list of confirmed local Zika virus transmissions. Zika is transmitted by mosquito bites. No vaccine is yet available for the prevention or treatment of Zika virus infections.

All travelers to Suriname should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Suriname:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Typhoid
  • Yellow Fever

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Malaria
  • Rabies
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Suriname to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Suriname differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Suriname, the standard voltage is 127 V and the frequency is 60 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type C
  • Type F
Weather

The temperature difference between Suriname and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

Looks like it's pretty rainy in Suriname. Don't forget waterproof clothing!

Possible light rain throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 74–95°F  /  23–35°C 78% 39%
Sat November 09 73–96°F  /  23–36°C 74% 19%
Sun November 10 75–95°F  /  24–35°C 72% 15%
Mon November 11 75–96°F  /  24–36°C 72% 24%
Tue November 12 75–96°F  /  24–36°C 76% 46%
Wed November 13 75–95°F  /  24–35°C 77% 46%
Thu November 14 76–95°F  /  24–35°C 79% 54%
Fri November 15 75–94°F  /  24–35°C 75% 47%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 06:31 am and sets at 06:28 pm. This equates to 11.9 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Suriname, it is in . When the sun sets in Suriname, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Suriname is 10.00 SRD. Every kilometer costs an additional 10.00 SRD. Every hour of waiting time costs 35.00 SRD.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Suriname.

The minimum driving age is 18.

Left-hand traffic, keep to the left side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 6.00 SRD in Suriname.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 55.19 SRD.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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