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Suriname (GPS: 4 00 N, 56 00 W) is located in Northern South America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between French Guiana and Guyana. The country’s area measurements are total: 163,820 sq km; land: 156,000 sq km, water: 7,820 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly larger than Georgia. The total irrigated land is 570 sq km (2012).
One of the critical features of Suriname: The smallest independent country on the South American continent. Mostly tropical rain forest. A great diversity of flora and fauna that, for the most part, is increasingly threatened by new development. Relatively small population, mostly along the coast.