What is the population of Suriname?
|Population Growth Rate||1.15%|
|Population in Major Urban Areas||PARAMARIBO (capital) 278,000|
|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 count|
|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), Hindustani (a dialect of Hindi), Javanese|
|Rate of Urbanization- annual rate of change||1.44%|