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Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.
Latitude & Longitude: 4° North , 55° West (est.)
Area:163,821 km2
Name(s) in local language(s):Suriname
Other/historical region names associated with this locality: Nederlands Guyana, Netherlands Guiana , Dutch Guiana

Suriname was formerly known as Nederlands Guyana, Netherlands Guiana or Dutch Guiana. It is situated between French Guiana to the east and Guyana to the west. The southern border is shared with Brazil and the northern border is the Atlantic coast.

Commodity List

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Mineral List

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17 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Localities in this Region

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