Suriname officially known as the Republic of Suriname is a country located in Northern South America. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the north, French Guiana on the east, Guyana on the west, and Brazil on the south. Paramaribo is the capital and the largest city of Suriname. The other major cities and towns in Suriname are Lelydorp, Brokopondo, Nieuw Nickerie, Meerzorg, Moengo, Nieuw Amsterdam, Marienburg, Wageningen, Albina, Groningen, Brownweg, etc.
The official languages of the country Suriname are Dutch and Sranan. The other spoken languages in Suriname are Akurio, Arawak-Lokono, Carib-Karinja, Sikiana-Kashuyana, Tiro-Tiriyo, Waiwai, Warao, Wayana, etc. Suriname is well known for its unique way of celebrating its festivals like the Brazilian Carnival, International Film Festival, Swimming Marathon, Fete de la Musique, Suriname Jazz Festival, National Art Exhibition, Pagara Estafette, Indigenous People’s Day, etc. Many foreigners or travelers also take part in the celebration and enjoy it.
The official name of the postal service in Suriname is Surpost, the Suriname Postal Corporation. The postal service in Suriname was introduced in 1889. At first, there was so much controversy over the places which were registered under the postal code office, but then slowly every region in Suriname got its postal codes. The pin code is segregated in such a way that each of the postal codes is.
Suriname has a total land area of 1,63,821 km2, which comes to around a total of 63,252 mi2. The territory of Suriname is divided into 10 administrative districts which are subdivided into 63 resorts. The names of the districts are Brokopondo, Commenwijne, Coronie, Marowijne, Nickerie, Para, Paramaribo, Saramacca, Sipaliwini, and Wanica. It was further subdivided into cities, municipalities, towns, and villages.
Suriname has major sources of water including groundwater, lakes, rainwater, rivers, snow, soil moisture springs, streams, water, waterfall, wetlands, etc. Suriname has more than two lakes and a few water bodies. Some water bodies have developed as tourist spots. Many water bodies are small in area and contain a minimum volume of water. Most of these water bodies are fresh water and very few are salt lakes.
Suriname contains more than 63 named mountains. The highest peak and the most prominent mountain is Juliana Top which is about 1,280 meters (4,199 feet). The other major mountains in Suriname are Tafelberg, Emma Keten, Mount Alalapadoe, Hendriktop, Ebba Top, Roosevelt Peak, Kockberg, Kassi Kassima, Lely Gebergte, Nassau Gebergte, etc.
Each administrative division maintains its postal code for mail delivery purposes.
Having the correct code is essential to your mail delivery.
The official name of the Suriname postal service is Surpost, the Suriname Postal Corporation.
The postal service in Suriname was introduced in 1889. The territory of Suriname is divided into 10 administrative districts which are subdivided into 63 resorts.