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Coordinates: 12°11′N 68°15′W / 12.183°N 68.250°W / 12.183; -68.250


Boneiru  (Script error: The function "name_from_code" does not exist.)
Bonaire 1.jpg
Banner o Bonaire
Coat of airms o Bonaire
Coat airms
Anthem: "Tera di Solo y suave biento"
Location o  Bonaire  (circled in reid) in the Caribbean  (light yellae)
Location o  Bonaire  (circled in reid)

in the Caribbean  (light yellae)

Coordinates: 12°9′N 68°16′W / 12.150°N 68.267°W / 12.150; -68.267
Incorporatit intae the Netherlands10 October 2010 (dissolution o the Netherlands Antilles)
(an lairgest ceety)
 • Lt. GovrenorEdison Rijna[1]
 • Total294 km2 (114 sq mi)
 • Total17,408
 • Density59/km2 (150/sq mi)
 • OffeecialDutch
 • Recognised regionalPapiamentu[3]
Time zoneUTC−4 (AST)
Cawin code+599-7
ISO 3166 codeBQ-BO, NL-BQ1
SillerUS dollar (USD)
Internet,[4] .bq,[5] .nl

Bonaire (Dutch: Bonaire, Papiamentu: Boneiru) is an island in the Leeward Antilles in the Caribbean Sea.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Edison Rijna Sworn in as New Lieutenant Governor
  2. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling Caribisch Nederland; geboorte, sterfte, migratie" (in Dutch). Central Bureau of Statistics. 2012. Retrieved 13 December 2012.
  3. Papiamentu can be used in relations wi the govrenment
    "Invoeringswet openbare lichamen Bonaire, Sint Eustatius en Saba" (in Dutch). Retrieved 14 October 2012.
  4. The domain for the Netherlands Antilles haes remained active efter its dissolution. The ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code BQ wis established for the entity "Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, Saba". ("ISO 3166-1 decoding table". International Organization for Standardization. Retrieved 17 December 2010.) An Internet ccTLD haes been reserved bi the IANA, but na registrar haes been assigned.
  5. "CcTLD — ICANN Wiki". Retrieved 25 November 2014.