Status and Trends in the African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States

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Coastal and Marine

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Capital: Paramaribo
World Bank Region: Latin America & Caribbean
World Bank Income level: Upper middle income
Key Statistics & Quick Links
Land area (km2): 156,000 (2007)
Population (people): 500,953 (2007)
Population density (people per km2 land area): 3.21 (2007)
Population growth (annual): 1.0% (2007)
Life expectancy at birth (years): 69 (2007)
Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births): 24 (2007)
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): $12,533.85 (2007)
GDP growth (annual): 5.1% (2007)
Key Statistics & Quick Links: Coastal and Marine
Total area of Exclusive Economic Zone 0-200 nautical miles (km2): 128,762 (2014)
Marine protected area (% of Exclusive Economic Zone): 1.54% (2014)

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Marine Protected Areas over 100km2
Name WDPA ID (Link to DOPA) WDPA ID (Link to BIOPAMA) Area (km2) IUCN Management Category
Bigi Pan 13651 13651 1506 Not Reported
Coppename Monding 281 281 263 IV
Coppenamemonding 68202 68202 174 Not Reported
Noord Coronie 303890 303890 590 VI
Noord Saramacca 303892 303892 1537 VI
North Commewijne - Marowijne 303889 303889 1999 Not Reported
Wane Kreek 12189 12189 523 IV
Wia-Wia 280 280 481 IV
Marine Ecoregions

No Marine Ecoregions found in this country