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Physical Map of Aruba showing terrain, national parks, beaches, highest point, etc. caribbean sea large aruba map caribbean sea

Aruba is an island country covering an area of 179 sq. km, in the south western Caribbean, off the Venezuelan coast.

As observed on the physical map above, Aruba is mostly a dry and flat riverless island. It is famous for its white, sandy beaches on the western and southern coasts.

The northern and eastern edges of the island are exposed to higher winds; consequently having fewer sand beaches, much rougher seas and a rocky coastline.

The highest point on the island is Mount Yamanota at 188m (617ft) above sea level. The interior parts of the island are characterized by scattered rolling hills, including Hooiberg Mountain, at 165m (541ft). 

Political Map of Aruba

Political Map of Aruba showing the capital city Oranjestad

Aruba has no administrative divisions. It is one of the constituent countries of the Kingdom of Netherlands. Situated on the southern coast close to the country’s western island is, Oranjestad – the capital and the largest city of Aruba. It is also the administrative as well as the country’s petroleum processing and shipping center. Oranjestad port serves as the largest port in the island nation.

Where is Aruba?

Map showing location of Aruba in the world. bahamas florida gulf of mexico mexico jamaica dominican republic st. vincent and the grenadines grenada central america atlantic ocean atlantic ocean usa honduras nicaragua panama caribbean sea pacific ocean puerto rico south america trinidad and tobago colombia barbados

Aruba is an island country located in the south western Caribbean region, off the Venezuelan coast. It is positioned in the Northern and Western hemispheres of the Earth. It is surrounded by the Caribbean Sea.

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Outline Map of Aruba

Blank outline map of Aruba

The above blank map represents Aruba, an island country in the southern Caribbean. The above map can be downloaded, printed and used for geographical educational purposes. 

Outline Map of Aruba

The above outline map represents Aruba, an island country in the southern Caribbean. 

Key Facts

Legal Name Aruba
Capital City Oranjestad
12 31 N, 70 02 W
Independence none (part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands)


Total Area 180.00 km2
Land Area 180.00 km2
Water Area 0.00 km2
Total Border 0.0 km
Coastline 68.0 km
Climate Tropical marine; little seasonal temperature variation
Coordinates 12 30 N, 69 58 W
Mean Elevation 0 m
Lowest Elevation 0 m
Caribbean Sea
Highest Elevation 188 m
Ceru Jamanota


Population 106,314
Ethnic Groups Aruban 66%, Colombian 9.1%, Dutch 4.3%, Dominican 4.1%, Venezuelan 3.2%, Curacaoan 2.2%, Haitian 1.5%, Surinamese 1.2%, Peruvian 1.1%, Chinese 1.1%, other 6.2% (2010 est.)
Languages Papiamento (official) (a creole language that is a mixture of Portuguese, Spanish, Dutch, English, and, to a lesser extent, French, as well as elements of African languages and the language of the Arawak) 69.4%, Spanish 13.7%, English (widely spoken) 7.1%, Dutch (official) 6.1%, Chinese 1.5%, other 1.7%, unspecified 0.4% (2010 est.)
Religions Roman Catholic 75.3%, Protestant 4.9% (includes Methodist 0.9%, Adventist 0.9%, Anglican 0.4%, other Protestant 2.7%), Jehovah's Witness 1.7%, other 12%, none 5.5%, unspecified 0.5% (2010 est.)


Currency Aruban guilders/florins
GDP $3.06 Billion
GDP Per Capita $29,007.69
Exports Live animals and animal products, art and collectibles, machinery and electrical equipment, transport equipment

This page was last updated on November 9, 2020

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