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Aruba
Anthem: Aruba Dushi Tera
Aruba, Sweet Land
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
• Monarch
Willem-Alexander
Alfonso Boekhoudt
Mike Eman
LegislatureEstates of Aruba
Autonomywithin the Kingdom of the Netherlands
• Date
1 January 1986
Area
• Total
178.91 km2 (69.08 sq mi)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• 2014 estimate
103,400 [2] (197th)
• Density
612/km2 (1,585.1/sq mi) (22nd)
GDP (PPP)2011 estimate
• Total
US$2.616 billion[3] (190th)
• Per capita
US$25,300 (47th)
GDP (nominal)2013[4] estimate
• Total
US$2.991 billion (162nd)
• Per capita
US$28,924 (32nd)
HDI (2013)0.908
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 July 9, 2017


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