Aruba 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.
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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.
Trending of Aruba
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 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|
|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.
2019 Holiday in Aruba
|Tuesday||January 01||New year’s day|
|Friday||January 25||Betico Cores Day|
|Monday||March 04||Carnival Monday||Celebrated on Monday Before Ash Wednesday|
|Monday||March 18||National Anthem and Flag Day|
|Friday||April 19||Good Friday|
|Monday||April 22||Easter Monday||Monday after Easter Sunday|
|Saturday||April 27||King’s Birthday||If 27th is a Sunday, Celebration are held on 26th|
|Wednesday||May 01||Labour Day||International Workers Day|
|Thursday||May 30||Ascension Day||40 Day after Ester|
|Wednesday||December 25||Christmas Day|
|Thursday||December 26||Boxing Day|