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ID: 7015386
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7015386

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Suriname (nation)  Suriname (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 04 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 4.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 056 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -56.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Inhabited by Surinen peoples, who were driven out by other Amerindians before the 16th century; Spain claimed area 1593; Dutch settled, in dispute with British during the 17th century; Africans came as slaves in the 17th century, then indentured servants from China, Java, and India arrived; official language is Dutch, though Hindustani, Javanese, Chinese, Spanish, and the local language (Sranang Tongo) are also spoken. Dutch colony until 1954, then a Dutch constituent state until 1975, when Suriname became independent.

Names:
Suriname (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Suriname (Portuguese)
Suriname (Rundi)
Suriname (Shona)
Suriname (Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association))
Suriname (Finnish)
Suriname (Pampanga)
Suriname (Spanish-P,U,N)
Suriname (Indonesian)
Suriname (Luba-Katanga)
Suriname (Somali)
Suriname (Akan)
Suriname (Limburgan)
Suriname (Galician)
Suriname (Northern Sami)
Suriname (Javanese)
Suriname (Malay (macrolanguage))
Suriname (Estonian)
Suriname (Tagalog)
Suriname (Dutch-P,U)
Suriname (Afrikaans)
Suriname (Vietnamese)
Suriname (Magyar (Hungarian))
Suriname (North Ndebele)
Suriname (Greenlandic)
Suriname (Hausa)
Suriname (Arpitan)
Suriname (French-P,U,N)
Suriname (Tetum)
Suriname (German)
Suriname (Italian)
Republiek Suriname (C,V,O,Dutch,U,N)
Republiek van Suriname (C,V,Dutch,U)
Suriname, Republiek van (C,V,Dutch,U,N)
Republic of Suriname (C,V,English,U,N)
Suriname, Republic of (C,V,English,U,N)
République du Suriname (C,V,French,U,N)
República de Suriname (C,V,Spanish,U,N)
Surinam (C,V,English,U,N)
Surinam (Aragonese)
Surinam (Ido)
Surinam (Cornish)
Surinam (French)
Surinam (Low German)
Surinam (Norwegian (Nynorsk))
Surinam (Norwegian)
Surinam (Slovene)
Surinam (Maltese)
Surinam (Asturian)
Surinam (Czech)
Surinam (Swahili (generic))
Surinam (Finnish)
Surinam (Spanish)
Surinam (Romanian)
Surinam (Ilocano)
Surinam (Occitan)
Surinam (Galician)
Surinam (Swedish)
Surinam (Malay (macrolanguage))
Surinam (Norwegian (Bokmål))
Surinam (Breton)
Surinam (Polish)
Surinam (Catalan)
Surinam (Faroese)
Surinam (Croatian)
Surinam (Romansh)
Surinam (Turkish)
Surinam (Quechuan)
Surinam (Basque)
Surinam (Danish)
Surinam (Slovak)
Surinam (Bosnian)
Republic of Surinam (C,V)
Surinam, Republic of (C,V)
Суринам (C,O,Macedonian)
Суринам (Russian-P,U)
Суринам (Serbian)
Суринам (Ukrainian)
Суринам (Bulgarian)
Республика Суринам (C,O,Russian,U)
苏里南 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
苏里南共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
سور يًام (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً سور يًام (C,O,Arabic,U)
SUR (C,O,ISO3L)
SR (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO740 (C,O,ISO3N)
NS00 (C,O,FIPS)
Surinamese (C,O,English,U,A)
סורינם (C,U,Hebrew )
i-Suriname (C,U,Zulu)
Orílẹ́ède Surinami (C,U,Yoruba)
Sorinam (C,U,Malagasy)
Sulinami (C,U,Tonga (Tonga Islands))
Suranam (C,U,Irish Gaelic)
Suranam (Scots Gaelic)
Surinaam (C,U,Fulah)
Surinaamu (C,U,Ganda (Ugandan language))
Súrínam (C,U,Icelandic)
Surinäm (C,U,Sangho)
Surinamɛ (C,U,Lingala)
Surinama (C,U,Latvian)
Surinamə (C,U,Azerbaijani)
Surinamas (C,U,Lithuanian)
Suriname nutome (C,U,Ewe)
Surinami (C,U,Sicilian)
Surinami (Bambara)
Surinami (Albanian)
Surinamia (C,U,Latin)
Surinamo (C,U,Esperanto)
Surinamu (C,U,Kikuyu)
Surinamu (Swahili (generic))
Surinän (C,U,Volapük)
Swrinam (C,U,Welsh)
Xu-ri-nam (C,U,Vietnamese)
Xu-ri-nam (Suriname) (C,U,Vietnamese)
សូរីណាម (C,U,Khmer)
Սուրինամ (C,U,Armenian)
סורינאם (C,U,Yiddish)
סורינאם (Hebrew )
ຊູລິນາມິ (C,U,Lao)
सुरिनाम (C,U,Marathi)
सुरिनाम (Sanskrit)
सुरिनाम (Hindi)
Σουρινάμ (C,U,Greek)
ሱሪናም (C,U,Tigrinya)
ሱሪናም (Amharic)
سورینام (C,U,Persian-Farsi)
سورینام (Kurdish)
سورینام (Urdu)
수리남 (C,U,Korean)
スリナム (C,U,Japanese)
สุรินัม (C,U,Thai)
سورينام (C,U,Pashto)
سورينام (Arabic)
სურინამი (C,U,Georgian)
சூரினாம் (C,U,Tamil)
ประเทศซูรินาม (C,U,Thai)
蘇利南 (C,U,Chinese)
சுரிநாம் (C,U,Tamil)
સુરીનામ (C,U,Gujarati)
Сурынам (C,U,Belorussian)
Сурінам (C,U,Ukrainian)
ସୁରିନାମ (C,U,Oriya)
सुरिनेम (C,U,Nepali)
సురినామ్ (C,U,Telugu)
ಸುರಿನಾಮ (C,U,Kannada)
སུ་རི་ནཱམ། (C,U,Tibetan)
ซูรินาเม (C,U,Thai)
सूरीनाम (C,U,Hindi)
সুরিনাম (C,U,Bengali)
スリナム共和国 (C,U,Japanese)
സുറിനാം (C,U,Malayalam)
Суринами (C,U,Serbian)
Dutch Guiana (H,O)  ............ 1667-1954
Nederlandisch Guyana (H,O)  ............ 1667-1954
Nederlandsch Guyana (H,O)  ............ 1667-1954
Netherland Guiana (H,O)  ............ 1667-1954
Netherlands Guiana (H,O)  ............ 1667-1954

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Suriname (nation)  ........  Suriname (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence February 25, 1975
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
colony (H)  ............  Dutch, 1667-1954
territory (H)  ............  Dutch, until 1975
independent political entity (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Paramaribo .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, South America, Suriname, Paramaribo) [7015387]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1975

Sources and Contributors:
Суринам..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Республика Суринам..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
苏里南..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
苏里南共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
سور يًام..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
جُهور ةً سور يًام..........  [VP]
................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
סורינם..........  [IMJ, VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
.................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
សូរីណាម..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
Սուրինամ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
סורינאם..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
ຊູລິນາມິ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
सुरिनाम..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
Σουρινάμ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
ሱሪናም..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
سورینام..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
수리남..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
スリナム..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
สุรินัม..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
سورينام..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
სურინამი..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
சூரினாம்..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
ประเทศซูรินาม..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
蘇利南..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
சுரிநாம்..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
સુરીનામ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
Сурынам..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
Сурінам..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
ସୁରିନାମ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
सुरिनेम..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
సురినామ్..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
ಸುರಿನಾಮ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
སུ་རི་ནཱམ།..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
ซูรินาเม..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
सूरीनाम..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
সুরিনাম..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
スリナム共和国..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
സുറിനാം..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
Суринами..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
Dutch Guiana..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1167-1168
ISO740..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 20
i-Suriname..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
Nederlandisch Guyana..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 19 February 2007
Nederlandsch Guyana..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 19 February 2007
Netherland Guiana..........  [VP]
................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 19 February 2007
Netherlands Guiana..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
...................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1167
NS00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 61
Orílẹ́ède Surinami..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
República de Suriname..........  [VP]
......................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 29 July 2009
Republic of Surinam..........  [VP]
...................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 620-621
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
Republic of Suriname..........  [VP]
...................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 409 ff.
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Republiek Suriname..........  [VP]
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 705
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 720
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Republiek van Suriname..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
.........................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
République du Suriname..........  [VP]
.........................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 784
Sorinam..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
SR..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 20
Sulinami..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
SUR..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 771
Suranam..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
Surinaam..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
Surinaamu..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
Surinam..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 117
Súrínam..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
Surinäm..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
Surinamɛ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
Surinama..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
Surinamə..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
Surinamas..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
Suriname..........  [BHA, IMJ Preferred, VP Preferred]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
.................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) conventional short form; accessed 19 February 2007
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 82
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 29 July 2009
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Suriname nutome..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
Suriname, Republic of..........  [VP]
......................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 19 February 2007
Suriname, Republiek van..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 19 February 2007
.........................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 31 July 2013
Surinamese..........  [VP]
.......................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 35
Surinami..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
Surinamia..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
Surinamo..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
Surinam, Republic of..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 19 February 2007
Surinamu..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
Surinän..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
Swrinam..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
Xu-ri-nam..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
Xu-ri-nam (Suriname)..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
Subject: .....  [BHA, IMJ, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 705
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 720
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 620-621
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 409 ff.
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 3382998
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 20
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 771; 784
..................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 19 February 2007; conventional short form
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 61
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 117
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 82
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 35
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1167; 1167-1168
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suriname
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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