Suriname Geographic coordinates

Suriname is located at latitude 3.919305 and longitude -56.027783. It is part of South America and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

3.919305, -56.027783

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

3.9193° N 56.0278° W

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

3°55'9.5'' N 56°1.667' W

The geographic coordinate system enables any place in the world to be located using its latitude and longitude. The latitude is the position relative to the equator, specifying the north-south position. The longitude specifies the east-west position measured from a reference meridian (usually the Greenwich Prime Meridian). The latitude and longitude of Suriname have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Suriname with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of Suriname

There are many systems and formats to represent geographic coordinates. The following table matches the equivalence between the most common formats:

System Latitude Longitude
Simple decimal standard 3.919305 -56.027783
Decimal Degrees (DD) 3.9193° N 56.0278° W
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 3°55.158' N 56°1.667' W
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 3°55'9.5'' N 56°1'40'' W

Geographic coordinates - Cities of Suriname

City Coordinates
Paramaribo 5.86638, -55.16682
Nieuw Nickerie 5.92606, -56.97297
Groningen 5.8, -55.46667
Lelydorp 5.7, -55.23333
Brokopondo 5.05594, -54.98043
Moengo 5.61411, -54.40121
Nieuw Amsterdam 5.88573, -55.08871
Mariënburg 5.87722, -55.04322
Wageningen 5.7601, -56.66523
Albina 5.49788, -54.05522
Brownsweg 5.00435, -55.15333
Onverwacht 5.58983, -55.19462
Totness 5.87618, -56.32572
Benzdorp (Monte Hermon) 3.67207, -54.10355