SURINAME

historical demographical data of the administrative division


DISTRICTcapitalsurface/sq.kmsurface/sq.mie1996e1992c1980c1971e1958?e1944e1941e1936e1926codecodepos.particularsvariants of the name
source:CGSYDVDVHWGL/EBEBHBADISOFIPS
division since 1980.08.08
BrokopondoBrokopondo736428437,27,66,6BRNS10c
CommewijneNieuw Amsterdam235390820,922,817,6CMNS11ne
CoronieTotness390215072,93,24,5CRNS12nw
MarowijneAlbina4627178612,618,316,0MANS13e
NickerieNieuw Nickerie5353206733,637,232,1NINS14nw
ParaOnverwacht5393208214,413,711,9PRNS15nc
ParamariboParamaribo18371222,8240,0160,2PMNS16n
SaramaccaGroningen3636140413,012,310,8SANS17cn
Sipaliwinino capital; administrated by Paramaribo1305665041223,526,534,6SINS18sno official capital
WanicaLelydorp44317172,469,160,6WANS19nc
TOTAL:16382063251423,4450,7354,9
DISTRICT
division from 1927-1980
BrokopondoBrokopondo21440827820,216,71,4BRNS01c
CommewijneNieuw Amsterdam4110158714,418,718,823,926,026,818,2CMNS02ne
CoronieTotness16206262,83,34,14,14,33,42,7CRNS03nw
MarowijneAlbina459801775323,425,910,110,73,77,35,2MANS04e
NickerieNieuw Nickerie646102494634,535,224,714,815,715,012,8NINS05w
ParaOnverwacht98037814,917,815,4PRNS06nc
ParamariboParamaribo321267,9102,3122,667,456,252,145,7PMNS07n
SaramaccaGroningen23420904210,313,511,012,29,99,97,7SANS08cn
SurinameParamaribo1628629166,5151,580,958,746,452,935,3SUNS09n
scattered population21,6mainly Bosnegers (Bush negroes) and Indians
TOTAL:Paramaribo16382063251354,9384,9273,5191,6183,7167,4143,0figures of 1926 are calculated from the former division
DISTRICT
division before 1927
Commewijne beneden16,8
Commewijne boven1,4
Coronie2,7
Cottica8,6
Marowijne5,2
Nickerie12,8
Para beneden12,9
Para boven2,5
Paramaribo45,7
Saramacca beneden6,3
Saramacca boven1,4
Suriname beneden12,2
Suriname boven14,5
TOTAL:142,9

First input on 2001.10.04; update and revision on 2001.10.05 by Jan Lahmeyer

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