Country Holidays

Public Holidays Aruba

Public holidays in Aruba

National flag of ArubaAruba is an Island of Caribbean Sea and a constituent part of Kingdom of Netherland. It is located about 29 kilometers on the north of the Coast of Venezuela. Aruba is one of the part of four countries of the Kingdom of Netherland and collectively, these countries are called Dutch Caribbean. Together with Bonaire and Curaçao the Aruba forms ABD Islands. It is divided into eight districts for Census purpose such as Noord, Oranjestad, Paradera, San Nicolaas, Svaneta, Santa Cruz, and Lago Colony.

Capital of Aruba

The president capital and the largest city of Aruba is Oranjestad. It is located on the western end of the Island. Oranjestad is also referred to as “Playa” in the local language.

This Dutch Caribbean Island sees over 1.2 million visitors annually, unlike other Caribbean countries Aruba has a warm climate. It blue water and white sand is the biggest attraction for travelers. Traveler loves Hiking in Arikok National Park, Uncovering Caves, Exploring San Nicolas and many more.

President of Aruba

The Ex-Prime Minister Mr. Mike Eman is a politician who started his political area since his childhood because his brother and grandfather was a very prominent politician of their time.

Prime Minister of Aruba

The current and the 6th Prime Minister of Aruba is Evelyn Wever-Cores. She was elected in 2017, on Nov-17.

Population of Aruba

According to an estimate in 2017 the total population of Aruba includes over 105,264 individuals. The 66% populations are Aruban and others are Colombian, Dutch, Dominican, Venezuelan, Haitian, and Chinese.

Flag of Aruba

The current flag of Aruba is of light blue colour along with two yellow horizontal stripes on the bottom side and Four-Pointed red Star on the top left. This flag was adopted in 1976, on March-18.

Currency of Aruba

The national currency of Aruba is Florin. The code of the currency is AWG and the most commonly used symbol is Afl.

Religion of Aruba

The national religion of Aruba is Christian because of 85% of the total population belongs to Christianity.

Dialling Code of Aruba

The international Dialling code of Aruba is +297.

Crime Rate of Aruba

Aruba has crime index 26.92 and safety index 73.08 in the world.

Crime Rates Index Number Comments
Crime Level 23.21 Low
Crime Increasing Rate in Past 3 Years 63.33 High
Thing stolen & Home Broken cases 30.00 Low
Being Mugged & Robbed cases 23.21 Low
Car stolen cases 23.08 Low
Thing from car stolen cases 25.00 Low
Being Attacked worries 16.67 Very Low
Being insulted worries 16.67 Very Low
Being attacked based on Religion & colour worries 15.00 Very Low
Using & Dealing in Drugs Cases 45.00 Moderate
Property Crimes 31.67 Low
Violent Crime such as Armed Robbery 23.33 Low

Airport of Aruba

The most famous and busiest airport of Aruba is Queen Beatrix International Airport which serves Oranjestad city.

Area of Aruba

This Caribbean Sea Island has a total area of 178.9 sq. Kilometers.

GDP of Aruba

In 2011, the total GDP of Aruba was 2.58 Us Dollars, which represents 0.01% of the total world’s economy.

Sports of Aruba

Sports which are commonly played in Aruba are Football, sailing, Kitesurfing, and baseball.

Holiday in Aruba

Day Date Holiday Comments
Friday January 01 New year’s day
Monday January 25 Betico Croes Day
Monday February 15 Carnival Monday Celebrated on Monday Before Ash Wednesday
Thursday March 18 National Anthem and Flag Day
Friday April 02 Good Friday
Monday April 05 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Tuesday April 27 King’s Birthday If 27th is a Sunday, Celebration are held on 26th
Saturday May 01 Labour Day International Workers Day
Thursday May 13 Ascension Day 40 Day after Ester
Saturday December 25 Christmas Day
Sunday December 26 Boxing Day

 

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