- Name: Suriname
- Location: Northern South America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between French Guiana and Guyana
- Initials: SR
- Time: GMT -3
- International Country Code: +597
- International Access Code: 00
- Language: Dutch - Holandés
- Currency: 1 Surinamese dollar (SRD) = 100 Cents
- Population: 491,989
- Capital: Paramaribo
- Religions: 60% Christian
- Climate: Tropical; moderated by trade winds
Same-sex sexual activity is legal in Suriname.
The age of consent is set at 18 for homosexuals, 16 for heterosexuals.
The code section which criminalises homosexual acts with someone under the age of 18,
with up to four years imprisonment (Section 302) is rarely enforced.