Where is Aruba?

Aruba is an island and a constituent country of the Netherlands (Dutch), located in the southern Caribbean Sea, about 50 miles (81 kilometers) northwest of Curaçao, about 29 kilometres (18 mi) north of the Venezuelan peninsula of Paraguaná and about 108 miles (175 kilometers) west of Bonaire.

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Where is Aruba
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Where is Aruba Located?

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.

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.

What is the capital of Aruba?

Oranjestad is the capital and largest city of Aruba. It is located on the island's western coast

Quick Facts About Aruba

CountryAruba
Sovereign stateKingdom of the Netherlands
Country status1 January 1986
Continent South America
Where is Located Aruba is a country located in the Leeward Islands, Caribbean
Coordinates 12.5211?° N, 69.9683?° W
Capital of ArubaOranjestad
Aruba Largest City Oranjestad
Neighboring CountriesNone
Administrative divisionsNone
Area of Aruba178.91 sq km (69 sq mi )
Population of Aruba (2019)116,576(193rd)
Aruba Official Language Dutch, Papiamento
Aruba Highest elevation188 m (617 ft)
Aruba Currency Aruban florin (AWG)
ISO Alpha-2 CodeAW
ISO Alpha-3 Code ABW
ISO Numeric Code533
Aruba GDP $3.4 billion (2019 est.)
Aruba Calling code 297
Aruba Time Zone AST (UTC-4)
Aruba Internet TLD .aw

Places to See in Aruba?

Palm IslandArikok National ParkHooibergRenaissance Island
California LighthouseMuseo Historico ArubaBoca Catalina BeachAntilla Shipwreck
Natural Bridge ArubaNatural PoolNatural PoolArikok
Eagle BeachMalmok BeachBushiribana RuinsHadicurari Beach
Baby BeachAlto Vista ChapelAndicuri BeachSurfside Beach
Arashi BeachMangel HaltoAyo Rock FormationJolly Pirates Sailing Cruises & Snorkeling
Last Updated Date: Nov 4, 2020