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Aruba
FlagCoat of arms
Anthem: Aruba Dushi Tera
Aruba, Sweet Country
Location of  Aruba  (circled in red)in the Caribbean  (light yellow)
Location of  Aruba  (circled in red)

in the Caribbean  (light yellow)

Capital
and largest city
Oranjestad
12°31′N70°2′W / 12.517°N 70.033°W / 12.517; -70.033
Official languages
Ethnic groups
DemonymAruban
Sovereign state Kingdom of the Netherlands
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentaryrepresentative democracy under constitutional monarchy
 • MonarchWillem-Alexander
 • GovernorFredis Refunjol
 • Prime MinisterMike Eman
LegislatureEstates of Aruba
Autonomyfrom the Netherlands Antilles
 • Date18 March 1986 
Area
 • Total178.91 km2
69.08 sq mi
 • Water (%)negligible
Population
 • 2014 estimate103,400 [2] (197th)
 • Density612/km2 (22nd)
1,489.79/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2011 estimate
 • TotalUS$2.616 billion[3] (190th)
 • Per capitaUS$25,300 (47th)
GDP (nominal)2013[4] estimate
 • TotalUS$2.991 billion (162nd)
 • Per capitaUS$28,924 (32nd)
HDI (2013)0.825
very high
CurrencyAruban florin (AWG)
Time zoneAST(UTC−4)
Drives on theright
Calling code+297
ISO 3166 codeAW
Internet TLD.aw

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of October 9, 2016


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