Suriname - Forest this country, and aluminum of the country
The Republic of Suriname is located in northern South America and
takes its name from a local tribe. An area of 163,800 square
kilometers is home to a population 476,000, most of whom are
Hindustani and Creole. Residents are Christian, Hindu or Muslim, and
Dutch is the official language, with Suriname and English also
spoken The currency is the Suriname shield and Paramaribo is the
The flag of Suriname contains green, white, and red, with a central
yellow five-pointed star. Green symbolizes the fertile soil, white
symbolizes justice and freedom, and red symbolizes passion and
progress. The yellow five-pointed star symbolizes national unity and
a bright future.
Prior to the Spanish arrival in 1593, Suriname was originally
inhabited by American Indians. In 1602, the Dutch began to settle,
followed in1650 by the British. In 1667, the United Kingdom and the
Netherlands signed a Treaty acknowledging Dutch ownership of the
colony of Suriname, formalized by the Treaty of Vienna in 1815. In
1954, Suriname established an internal self-government, with the
Netherlands retaining responsibility for foreign and defense
affairs. On November 25, 1975, independence was declared and
Suriname became a Republic.
Economy and Cultural Customs
Suriname primarily depends on aluminum mining, processing and
manufacturing. The country also has reserves of about 580 million
tons of bauxite, resulting in one of the world largest reserves.
Forests cover 95% of the total land area, making Suriname one of the
world’s most covered countries.
Farmland is mainly concentrated in the marshes, with the main crops
being rice, sugarcane, cocoa, fruit, tobacco, and oil palm. The
coast provides an abundance of fish and shrimp. The main exports are
bauxite, aluminum, rice, seafood, and timber.
Luomaweina Black River village
Pu is a former fugitive to show the black forest area of the
descendants of black slaves, their stakes in the swamp marked,
covered with leaves as the roof above, and painted bright colors.
Constitute a large number of huts were of African-style villages,
these villages were located in tropical forests.