Surinam

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Photo of Surinam

Location:
Northern South America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between French Guiana and Guyana

Population:
439,117

Religious Diversity:
27%Hindu
25%Protestant
23%Roman Catholic
20%Muslim
5%indigenous beliefs

Spiritual Climate:
There is full freedom of religion, and nearly half the population professes to be Christian, although the Christian belief is often mixed with spiritism. The evangelical witness has grown significantly. Suriname's post-independence experience was disastrous, and the nation is compartmentalized by race and religion.


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