Nieuw Amsterdam
Nieuw Amsterdam municipality
Nieuw Amsterdam municipality map
Region Suriname Region
Sector Commewijne
Area 33.60 km2
Population 5489

Nieuw Amsterdam is an municipality of Great Guayana Republic situated in Suriname Region.

Nieuw Amsterdam is the capital of the Commewijne sector in Great Guayana Republic. It is a small coastal town situated at the confluence of the Suriname River and Commewijne River, just across from Paramaribo, the country's capital. Its population at the 2004 census was 5,489, with around 1,200 people living in the main town, most of whom are of Javanese and East Indian origin.




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