Curaçao is a Lesser Antilles island located in the South Caribbean Sea in the Dutch Caribbean region. Being a part of ABC island it has a short distance from Venezuelan. The capital of Curaçao is Willemstad. With the total area of about 444 sq. Kilometers it has population consists of 160,000 individuals. This region in the world bear constant temperature the recorded coolest temperature in January is 25oC while the hottest temperature in September is 31oC.
Holidays in Curacao
|January 01||New Year’s Day|
|February 15, 2022||Carnival Monday||Celebrated on Monday Before Ash Wednesday|
|April 02, 2022||Good Friday|
|April 04, 2022||Easter|
|April 05, 2022||Easter Monday||Monday after Easter Sunday|
|April 27, 2022||King’s Birthday|
|May 01, 2022||Labour Day||International Workers Day|
|May 13, 2022||Ascension Day||40 days after Easter|
|July 02, 2022||National Anthem and Flag Day|
|October 10, 2022||Curacao Day|
|December 25, 2022||Christmas Day|
|December 26, 2022||Boxing Day|
|December 31, 2022||New Year’s Eve|
New Year’s Day in Curacao
January 01, is celebrated as the New Year’s Day in Curacao just like the rest of the world. It is declared as a public holiday in the country and all private and public sectors remain closed, learn more…
Carnival Monday in Curacao
February 15, 2022, is celebrated as Carnival Monday in Curacao. It is purely a Christian event which began to represent the Christian practice of “Carne Levale”, learn more…
Good Friday in Curacao
Friday, April 02, 2022, will be celebrated as Good Friday in Curacao. This day is celebrated on the Friday before Easter Sunday. It is a public holiday and all sectors remain closed, learn more…
Easter in Curacao
Easter Monday in Curacao
In 2022, Monday, April 05 will be celebrated as Easter Monday in Curacao. This day is held right after the Easter Sunday, learn more…
King’s Birthday in Curacao
April 27, 2022 is celebrated as King’s Birthday in Curacao. This day is also known as King’s Day and celebrated in Curacao and Netherland on the occasion of the birthday of King Willem, learn more…
Labour Day in Curacao
May 01, is celebrated as Labour day each year in Curacao just like the rest of the world. It is also called the international day of workers and celebrated as a tribute to services of the workers throughout the year, learn more…
Ascension Day in Curacao
May 13, 2022, is celebrated as Ascension Day in Curacao. It is celebrated on the 40th day of Easter. It purely a Christian event which according to the Christian Bible commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ, learn more…
National Anthem and Flag Day in Curacao
July 02, in 2022, will be celebrated as National Anthem and Flag Day in Curacao. This day reminds the adoption of national flag and anthem of Curacao, learns more…
October 10, is celebrated as Curacao Day. It is public holidays for the general population, learn more…
Christmas Day in Curacao
December 25th each year is celebrated as Christmas Day in Curacao just like rest of the world. This day is celebrated with joy and festivity by the Christian community all over the world, learn more…
The day after Christmas in Curacao (Boxing Day)
The Day after Christmas in Curacao is held on December 26th. Which is also known as Boxing Day. This day is especially celebrated for servants when masters give them a gift for the appreciation for their services throughout the year, learn more…
New Year’s Eve in Curacao
Last day of the Year 31st December is celebrated as New Year’s Eve in Curacao and the world as well. It held on the night before the new year, learn more…
Fact and Figures about Curacao
All the facts and figures about Curacao are enlisted below, take a look if you want to know anything about them.
Capital of Curacao
The national capital of Curacao is Willemstad. The estimated population of the city is about 150,000. This city is also known as the political and cultural center of the country.
Prime Minister of Curacao
Mr. Eugene Rhuggenaath is serving as the current Prime Minister of Curacao. He was elected in the election held in 2017 by getting most votes and assumed office in 2017, on May-29.
Governor of Curacao
Lucille George-Wout is serving as the current Governor of Curacao. She took office in 2013, on November-04. Under the constitution, the governor serves as the head of the government and accountable to the Kingdom of the Netherland.
Population of Curacao
In 2017, the estimated population of Curacao was over 161, 014. It is ranked on 192nd position in the world’s most populated countries.
Flag of Curacao
The current flag of Curacao is consisting of blue color with a yellow horizontal strip located just beneath the middle and two five-pointed stars in the top left corner.
Currency of Curacao
The national currency of Curacao is Netherlands Antillean guilder. The official code for the currency is ANG and most commonly used symbols are NAƒ, NAf, ƒ, or f.
Religion in Curacao
The majority of the population is adhering to Christianity in which Roman Catholics are in majority while Protestants are in minority.
Dialing Code of Curacao
The international dialing code of Curacao is +559.
Crime Rate in Curacao
Curacao has crime index 53.11 and safety index 46.89 in the world.
Curacao International Airport
Curacao International Airport is also called Hato International Airport. It is located in the northern coast of the island about 12 km away from the capital Willemstad.
Top Destinations of Curacao
This Caribbean island is full of natural beauty and stunning scenery. Some of the best attractions in Curacao are Landhuis Chobolobo, Hato Caves, Christoffel Park, Shete Boka Park, Klein Curacao, Museums, Fort Beekenburg, Fort Amsterdam, Landhuis Ascencion, Curacao Seaquarium, Ostrich Farm, and Santa Martha Baai.
Area of Curacao
The total area of Curacao is about 444 sq. kilometers.
GDP of Curacao
The estimated GDP of Curacao in 2008 was about 3 billion US dollars and the average growth rating was 3.5%.
Sports in Curacao
The most commonly played sports in Curacao are Football, Baseball, Sailing, Boxing, and Track & Field.