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David Snyder

"I like being connected to people all over the world, especially to other expats in Suriname and its neighbouring states in South America."

Diana Anhaus-Brey

"Getting around in Paramaribo is challenging if you don't know the city. InterNations quickly helped me discover the best locations. "

Hello and Welcome to Our Friendly Expat Community in Paramaribo!

Goededag and welcome to InterNations Paramaribo! If you're planning to settle in this beautiful South American city, the capital of Suriname, our Paramaribo Community can assist you every step of the way. With numerous members across the globe, we can offer help and advice by enabling you to utilize the knowledge of fellow InterNations members who are already living their dream life abroad. Learn from their experiences and pose any questions you might have, before, during or after your move, to our member base in Paramaribo.

With InterNations, you never stand alone. Whether you move to another city or go on a business trip somewhere — our communities are there to make you feel at home wherever you are in the world. Feel free to also check out our other vibrant InterNations Communities like the ones in Guangzhou or Stockholm.

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Find More Information in Our Paramaribo Expat Guides

  • Moving to Paramaribo

    Expats planning on moving to Paramaribo can look forward to a tropical climate, a melting pot of cultures, affordable living as well as plenty of adventures to be discovered. Read up on the city, visas for Suriname, and accommodation in this South American destination with the InterNations Expat Guide.
  • Living in Paramaribo

    Those who plan on living in Paramaribo will face an exciting culture, a very affordable way of life, as well as tropical weather. While public transportation options are less than plentiful, there are alternative ways of getting to the many cultural sites, including quite affordable taxis.
  • Working in Paramaribo

    Are you an expat looking for job opportunities in Paramaribo, Suriname? Find out anything related to this booming economy in South America, which is thanks to a strong GDP and extensive commodities an ideal destination for expats. Read on for info on the local economy, job hunting and work permits.

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Facts about Life in Paramaribo

Located on the Suriname River, Paramaribo offers a tropical rainforest climate. Starting life as a Dutch trading post in the 17th century, its skyline reflects this heritage, with black and white colonial-style buildings lining grassy squares. It is home to many attractions, including the Numismatic Museum, with artifacts dating back to 1679; the Central Market with its bazaar-like ambience and a huge selection of fresh produce; the stunning Neveh Shalom Synagogue and the restored 18th century Fort Zeelandia. Connoisseurs of fine food can further enjoy many international restaurants, from Indonesian, Italian and French to local cuisine.

InterNations is the largest global network for expatriates, with communities in 390 cities across the globe. Get to know fellow internationals in your city, before you're moving, or when traveling somewhere and never feel like a stranger. InterNations makes it easy for you to stay in touch with your expat friends, both online and offline, so you can grow your network of friends and contacts from all over the world. Whether they live in Pune or New York, InterNations allows you to be close to them even if they are miles away.

Improve Your Network of Fellow Expats in Paramaribo

Find out all you need to know about your new life in Paramaribo by linking up with fellow expats through InterNations. Our members, always adhering to our principles of trust, friendliness and polite behavior, can provide answers to your queries on our forum. In addition, there is plenty to do offline as well, whether it's dining out, boating on the Commewijne River, or taking a sight-seeing tour. On InterNations, you can arrange to meet and pursue such activities with fellow expats in person; InterNations and its members regularly organize events in Paramaribo, where you can find new friends who share your hobbies and interests.

David Snyder

"I like being connected to people all over the world, especially to other expats in Suriname and its neighbouring states in South America."

Diana Anhaus-Brey

"Getting around in Paramaribo is challenging if you don't know the city. InterNations quickly helped me discover the best locations. "

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