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Flag: Suriname
Location:Northern South America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between French Guiana and Guyana
Area:Total: 163,270 sq km Land: 161,470 sq km Water: 1,800 sq km
Land boundaries:Total: 1,703 km It has borders with Brazil 593 km, French Guiana 510 km and Guyana 600 km
Map: Suriname
Climate:Tropical; moderated by trade winds
Population:470,784 (July 2007 est.)
Age structure:0-14 years: 28% (male 67,088/female 64,949) 15-64 years: 65.7% (male 154,148/female 155,345) 65 years and over: 6.2% (male 12,726/female 16,528) (2007 est.)
Ethnic groups:Hindustani (also known locally as East Indians; their ancestors emigrated from northern India in the latter part of the 19th century) 37%, Creole (mixed white and black) 31%, Javanese 15%, Maroons (their African ancestors were brought to the country in the 17th and 18th centuries as slaves and escaped to the interior) 10%, Amerindian 2%, Chinese 2%, white 1%, other 2%
Religions:Hindu 27.4%, Protestant 25.2% (predominantly Moravian), Roman Catholic 22.8%, Muslim 19.6%, indigenous beliefs 5%
Languages:Dutch (official), English (widely spoken), Sranang Tongo (Surinamese, sometimes called Taki-Taki, is native language of Creoles and much of the younger population and is lingua franca among others), Caribbean Hindustani (a dialect of Hindi), Javanese
Government type:Constitutional democracy
Independence:25 November 1975 (from the Netherlands)
Legal system:Based on Dutch legal system incorporating French penal theory
GDP (purchasing power parity):$3.136 billion (2006 est.)
GDP - per capita (PPP):$7,100 (2006 est.)
GDP - composition by sector:Agriculture: 13% industry: 22% services: 65% (2001)
Industries:Bauxite and gold mining, alumina production; oil, lumbering, food processing, fishing
Currency (code):Surinam dollar (SRD)

This article was compiled with the aid of the CIA World Fact book.

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Stranslations is an EU-based agency providing language translation services for all European and major global languages including Arabic, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

Our comprehensive offering (ranging from machine translation to 5-star professional translation) gives clients complete control over cost and desired quality.

Our roster of happy clients includes some very prestigious companies. Yet no matter how big or small your job, we will give it and you the utmost attention. What we offer is the translation quality you desire coupled with prompt and professional service.

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When working with us you can be sure not only of working with top language professionals but also of receiving prompt and professional service from our project managers. If we can assist you in any way please do not hesitate to drop us a line or give us a call.

Indeed, if you have files to translate right now please send them over and one of our project managers will be in touch within a couple of business hours with a personalised quote.

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1) Fair pricing
Most large agencies are burdened by high overheads. To stay competitive, they use low-rate, inexperienced translators. Our proven, e-business model has a low cost base. So we can afford to hire the Porsche equivalent of a translator.

2) Quality control
All team members only work in their native language and boast certifiable expertise in their particular fields: financial, legal, marketing, etc.

3) Fast turnarounds
We meet every deadline. Simple as that.

4) Strict confidentiality
We regularly deal with highly confidential material such as unpublished annual reports of listed companies. So strict confidentiality is a part of every job we translate. For your added assurance, we will happily sign any non-disclosure / confidentiality agreement upon request. We are also happy to use PGP for all email transfers should you prefer.

Translation Agency. Language Translation. Translation Services. Document Translation. Stranslations offers language translation services and document translation for all major global languages including Arabic, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. Some common language pairs: English to Spanish Translation. Spanish to English Translation. French to English Translation. German to English Translation.

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