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Para, Suriname
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Para, Suriname

Pará is also a state of Brazil.

Para is a district of Suriname, in the north. Para's capital city is Onverwacht

Para has a population of 15,120 and an area of 5,393km˛.

The district is the mining and forestry centre of Suriname, with many large bauxite mining operations operating.

The ruins of the city of Jodensavanne are in Para district. Jews fleeing the Spanish Inquisition established Jodensavanne in the 17th century, but it was destroyed in 1832 by a fire. Ironically, Jodensavanne was an internment camp for suspected Nazi supporters in Suriname during the Second World War.

Para is also home to a spring that supposedly has medicinal properties.


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