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.
Location Map of Aruba
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
|Sovereign state||Kingdom of the Netherlands|
|Country status||1 January 1986|
|Where is Located||Aruba is a country located in the Leeward Islands, Caribbean|
|Coordinates||12.5211?° N, 69.9683?° W|
|Capital of Aruba||Oranjestad|
|Aruba Largest City||Oranjestad|
|Area of Aruba||178.91 sq km (69 sq mi )|
|Population of Aruba (2019)||116,576(193rd)|
|Aruba Official Language||Dutch, Papiamento|
|Aruba Highest elevation||188 m (617 ft)|
|Aruba Currency||Aruban florin (AWG)|
|ISO Alpha-2 Code||AW|
|ISO Alpha-3 Code||ABW|
|ISO Numeric Code||533|
|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 Island||Arikok National Park||Hooiberg||Renaissance Island|
|California Lighthouse||Museo Historico Aruba||Boca Catalina Beach||Antilla Shipwreck|
|Natural Bridge Aruba||Natural Pool||Natural Pool||Arikok|
|Eagle Beach||Malmok Beach||Bushiribana Ruins||Hadicurari Beach|
|Baby Beach||Alto Vista Chapel||Andicuri Beach||Surfside Beach|
|Arashi Beach||Mangel Halto||Ayo Rock Formation||Jolly Pirates Sailing Cruises & Snorkeling|