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Where is Aruba
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Aruba is a 33 km-long island of the Lesser Antilles in the southern Caribbean Sea, located 27 km north of the coast of Venezuelain the world map.
Together with Bonaire and Curacao, it forms a group referred to as the ABC islands of the Leeward Antilles, the southern island chain of the Lesser Antilles.
Aruba, which has no administrative subdivisions, is one of the four constituent countries that form the Kingdom of the Netherlands, together with the Netherlands, Curacao, and Sint Maarten. Aruban citizens hold Dutch passports. Aruba has a dry climate and an arid, cactus-strewn landscape. This climate has helped tourism as visitors to the island can reliably expect warm, sunny weather.

It lies outside the hurricane belt. Aruba is an interesting culture of intermingling values, customs and traditions coming from the different countries that has had contact with the island. Aruba is a Caribbean island nation modest in size but rich in natural beauty and cultural activity. The best time to visit Aruba is from December to March, during the month of winters. Pos Chiquito, Savaneta, Seroe Colorado are the small towns that holds a beauty of Aruba.

Some of visiting attractions are:
1. The Santa Ana Catholic Church, also known as the Church of Noord, features one of the finest examples of Neo-gothic culture in the Caribbean
2.Aruba Donkey Sanctuary
3.Aruba  -  The Island of Aloe
Capital of Aruba  - Oranjestad
Area  -  193 sq km
Population  - 103.065
Language - Dutch (official), English and Spanish
Country Dialing Code  -  297
Time Zone GMT  - 4
Independency Day  - 18 March
Government  -  parliamentary democracy


Quick Facts
CountryAruba
Continent North America
Where is Located Aruba is a country located in the Leeward Islands, Caribbean
Coordinates 12.5211?° N, 69.9683?° W
Capital Oranjestad
Largest City Oranjestad
Neighboring CountriesNone
Administrative divisionsNone
Area 178.91 sq km (69 sq mi )
Population109,153 (July 2013 est.)
Official Language Papiamento (a Spanish-Portuguese-Dutch-English dialect), Spanish, English
Currency Aruban florin (AWG)
ISO Alpha-2 CodeAW
ISO Alpha-3 Code ABW
ISO Numeric Code533
GDP $25,300 (2011 est.)
Calling code 297
Time Zone AST (UTC-4)
Internet TLD .aw