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Paramaribo is the capital and largest city of Suriname. Paramaribo's major exports are gold, bauxite, sugar cane, rice, cacao, coffee, rum, and tropical woods. Cement and paint are manufactured in the city.Suriname is in Northern South America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between French Guiana and Guyana. Tropical; moderated by trade winds. Mostly rolling hills; narrow coastal plain with swamps.The official language is Dutch. Creole-based Sranang Tongo language (also known as Taki-Taki) is also spoken by most people. English is widely spoken in urban areas and among the middle class. Knowledge of Spanish is also common. The main religions are Hinduism, Islam, Christianity.The economy of Suriname is dominated by the bauxite industry, which accounts for more than 15% of GDP and 70% of export earnings. Other main export products include rice, bananas and shrimp.The population in Paramaribo is 0.245 Mil (2014 est.), while the inflation rate is 2.8% (2014 est.).