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  • President:Dési Bouterse
  • Vice President:Ashwin Adhin
  • Capital city:Paramaribo
  • 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
  • National statistics office
  • Population:575,991 (2018)
  • Area:156,000
  • GDP, bln. current US$:4
  • Health expenditure, % of GDP:6.2 (2017)
  • GDP per capita, current US$:6,234
  • Health Expenditure / capita, US$:339 (2017)
  • Life expectancy:71.6 (2018)
  • Under 5 deaths / 1000 live births:19 (2018)
  • OoP health expenditure, %THE:26.4 (2017)

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