Suriname, set in a stunning wilderness, is a sublime combination of the Caribbean and South America. Located on the top northeast portion of South America, it is surround by Guyana, French Guiana and Brazil.
Suriname is reachable by car from Guyana and French Guiana only. No roads exist between Venezuela and Guyana or between Brazil and French Guiana.
Suriname is reachable by boat from the Atlantic Ocean. As far as we know, there is only one company that transports passengers from Europe to Suriname. A visa is required for entry into Suriname.
The official language of Suriname is Dutch. A reasonable number of people also speak English. Surinamese children are taught English in primary school starting in the seventh grade. There are many other languages spoken in Suriname by people whose ancestors came from other countries including: India, Africa, Indonesia and China. The lingua franca in Suriname is Sranan Tongo. This is a creole language spoken by almost everyone.
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