Suriname is located in northern South America. Suriname is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, French Guiana to the east, Guyana to the west, and Brazil to the south.
Explore Suriname Using Google Earth:
Google Earth is a free program from Google that allows you to explore satellite images showing the cities and landscapes of Suriname and all of South America in fantastic detail. It works on your desktop computer, tablet, or mobile phone. The images in many areas are detailed enough that you can see houses, vehicles and even people on a city street. Google Earth is free and easy-to-use.
Suriname on a World Wall Map:
Suriname is one of nearly 200 countries illustrated on our Blue Ocean Laminated Map of the World. This map shows a combination of political and physical features. It includes country boundaries, major cities, major mountains in shaded relief, ocean depth in blue color gradient, along with many other features. This is a great map for students, schools, offices and anywhere that a nice map of the world is needed for education, display or decor.
Suriname On a Large Wall Map of South America:
If you are interested in Suriname and the geography of South America our large laminated map of South America might be just what you need. It is a large political map of South America that also shows many of the continent's physical features in color or shaded relief. Major lakes, rivers,cities, roads, country boundaries, coastlines and surrounding islands are all shown on the map.
Atlantic Ocean, Coppename, Corantjin, Courantyne River, Lawa, Maroni River, Pointe Isere, Saramacca, Suriname, Van Blommestein Meer and Wonotobo Vallen.
Suriname Natural Resources:
The metal resources for the country of Suriname include bauxite, gold, copper, platinum, iron ore and small amounts of nickel. Various other natural resources include kaolin, fish, shrimp, timber and hydropower.
Suriname Natural Hazards:
There are no natural hazards listed in CIA - The World Factbook for Suriname.
Suriname Environmental Issues:
The country of Suriname is subject to deforestation as timber is cut for export. In addition, there is pollution of inland waterways by small-scale mining activities.