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|Suriname is located in Northern South America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between French Guiana and Guyana. The capital is Paramaribo with 200,000 residents.
Suriname in 2005 had under 500,000 inhabitants, who shared over a dozen languages.
(Econ, 2/12/05, p.37)
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