Pontbuiten

Pontbuiten is a resort in Suriname, located in the Paramaribo District. Its population at the 2012 census was 23,211.[1]

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Coordinates: 5°47′00″N 55°12′30″W / 5.7834°N 55.2082°W / 5.7834; -55.2082Coordinates: 5°47′00″N 55°12′30″W / 5.7834°N 55.2082°W / 5.7834; -55.2082
Country Suriname
DistrictParamaribo District
Area
 • Total6 km2 (2 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)[1]
 • Total23,211
 • Density3,900/km2 (10,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-3 (AST)

Pontbuiten was founded in the mid 20th century by the Pont family, and was intended for agriculture.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "2012 Census Resorts Suriname" (PDF). Spang Staging. Retrieved 28 May 2020.
  2. ^ "Paramaribo-Zuid". Vakantie Arena (in Dutch). Retrieved 28 May 2020.