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Public holidays in Curacao

Holidays and observances in Curaçao

Public holidays in CuracaoCuraçao 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

DayDateHolidayComments
TuesdayJanuary 01New Year’s Day
MondayMarch 04Carnival MondayCelebrated on Monday Before Ash Wednesday
FridayApril 19Good Friday
SundayApril 21Easter
MondayApril 22Easter MondayMonday after Easter Sunday
SaturdayApril 27King’s Birthday
WednesdayMay 01Labour DayInternational Workers Day
ThursdayMay 30Ascension Day40 days after Easter
TuesdayJuly 02National Anthem and Flag Day
ThursdayOctober 10Curacao Day
WednesdayDecember 25Christmas Day
ThursdayDecember 26Boxing Day
TuesdayDecember 31New 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

March 01, 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 19, 2019, 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

In 2019, Sunday, April 21 is celebrated as Easter in Curacao. Easter celebration is held on three main days including Good Friday, Easter Sunday, and Easter Monday, learn more

Easter Monday in Curacao

In 2019, Monday, April 22 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, 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 30, 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 ascension of Jesus Christ, learn more…

National Anthem and Flag Day in Curacao

July 02, in 2019, will be celebrated as National Anthem and Flag Day in Curacao. This day reminds the adoption of national flag and anthem of Curacao, learn more…

Curacao Day

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.

curacao flag. Rectangular national flag of curacao

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.

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