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Map of Suriname showing Sipaliwini district

Sipaliwini is the largest district of Suriname, located in the south. Sipaliwini does not have a regional capital as it is directly administered by the national government in Paramaribo. The main villages in the district are Apetina, Apoera, Bakhuis, Bitagron, Pokigron, Kajana, Kamp 52, Pelelu Tepu, Cottica, Anapaike, Benzdorp, Kwamalasamutu, Nieuw Jacobkondre, Aurora, Boto-Pasi, Goddo, Djoemoe and Pontoetoe. Image File history File links Map of Suriname showing district. ... Colonial style houses, Waterkant, Paramaribo. ...


Sipaliwini has a population of 29,210 and an area of 130,567 km². The district is larger than the other 9 districts of Suriname put together, however, most of the Sipaliwini is unused (it was specifically stated when the district was formed that it would encompass the unused land in Suriname's south) except for the north and the west. This article explains the meaning of area as a physical quantity. ...


It is thought by archaeologists that hunter-gatherers lived in what is today Sipaliwini district during the Paleolithic period. Archaeology or sometimes in American English archeology (from the Greek words αρχαίος = ancient and λόγος = word/speech) is the study of human cultures through the recovery, documentation and analysis of material remains, including architecture, artefacts, biofacts, human remains, and landscapes. ... In anthropology, the hunter-gatherer way of life is that led by certain societies of the Neolithic Era based on the exploitation of wild plants and animals. ... The Paleolithic or Palaeolithic (Greek παλαιός paleos=old and λίθος lithos=stone or the Old Stone Age) was the first period in the development of human technology of the Stone Age. ...


The region was largely left alone during the colonial period, as the Dutch that controlled Suriname were fearful of the Portuguese in Brazil, and it was not until the 20th century that development projects began. Colonization is the act where life forms move into a distant area where their kind is sparse or not yet existing at all and set up new settlements in the area. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999 in the...


Sipaliwini district has seen occasional fighting between Guyanese and Surinamese troops over border disputes in the south-west.


Resorts

  1. Boven Coppename
  2. Boven Saramacca
  3. Boven Suriname
  4. Coeroeni
  5. Kabalebo
  6. Tapanahony


Districts of Suriname Flag of Suriname
Brokopondo | Commewijne | Coronie | Marowijne | Nickerie | Para | Paramaribo | Saramacca | Sipaliwini | Wanica


Suriname is divided into 10 districts. ... Large flag of Suriname Image originally derived from the public domain flags of the CIA World Factbook. ... Brokopondo is a district of Suriname. ... Commewijne is a district of Suriname, located on the right bank of the Suriname River. ... Coronie is a district of Suriname, situated on the coast. ... Marowijne is a district of Suriname, located on the eastern border with French Guiana. ... Nickerie is a district of Suriname, on the western coast. ... For the state in Brazil, see Pará. Para is a district of Suriname, in the north. ... This article is about the district of Paramaribo. ... Saramacca is a district of Suriname, in the north. ... Wanica is a district of Suriname, in the northeast. ...


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Sipaliwini - definition of Sipaliwini in Encyclopedia (193 words)
Sipaliwini is a district of Suriname, in the south of the country.
Sipaliwini does not have a regional capital, because it is directly administered by the national government in Paramaribo.
The region was largely left alone during the colonial period, as the Dutch that controlled Suriname were fearful of the Portuguese in Brazil, and it was not until the 20th century that development projects began.
Sipaliwini - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (220 words)
Sipaliwini is the largest district of Suriname, located in the south.
Sipaliwini does not have a regional capital as it is directly administered by the national government in Paramaribo.
Sipaliwini has a population of 29,210 and an area of 130,567 km².
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