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Aruba
Banner o Aruba
Coat o airms o Aruba
Banner Coat o airms
Anthem: Aruba Dushi Tera
Aruba, Dear Kintra
Location o  Aruba  (circled in red)in the Caribbean  (light yellow)
Location o  Aruba  (circled in red)

in the Caribbean  (light yellow)

Capital
an lairgest ceety
Oranjestad
12°31′N 70°2′W / 12.517°N 70.033°W / 12.517; -70.033
Offeecial leids
Releegion 81% Roman Catholic
Demonym Aruban
Sovereign state  Kinrick o the Netherlands
Govrenment Unitary pairlamentary representative democracy unner constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Willem-Alexander
Fredis Refunjol
Mike Eman
Legislatur Estates o Aruba
Autonomy frae the Netherlands Antilles
• Date
1 Januar 1986
Aurie
• Tot
178.91 km2 (69.08 sq mi)
• Watter (%)
negligible
Population
• 2013 estimate
102,911[2] (197t)
• Density
575.21/km2 (1,489.8/sq mi) (22nt)
GDP (PPP) 2009 estimate
• Total
US$2.516 billion[3] (182nt)
GDP (nominal) 2013[4] estimate
• Total
US$2.565 billion (162th)
• Per capita
US$24,924 (32nt)
Siller Aruban florin (AWG)
Time zone AST (UTC−4)
Drives on the richt
Cawin code +297
Internet TLD .aw

Aruba (/əˈrbə/ ə-ROO-bə; Dutch pronunciation: [aːˈrubaː]) is an island in the soothren Caribbean Sea, locatit aboot 1,600 kilometres (990 mi) wast o the Lesser Antilles an 29 kilometres (18 mi)[5] north o the coast o Venezuela.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Migge, Bettina; Léglise, Isabelle; Bartens, Angela (2010). Creoles in Education: An Appraisal of Current Programs and Projects. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company. p. 268. ISBN 978-90-272-5258-6. 
  2. World Population Prospects: The 2012 Revision, UNDESA.
  3. Aruba, The World Factbook.
  4. http://www.cbaruba.org/cba/readBlob.do?id=2711
  5. "Aruba". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 2014-08-10. 

Coordinates: 12°30′N 69°58′W / 12.500°N 69.967°W / 12.500; -69.967