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Where is Aruba?

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Located in the continent of the Caribbean, Aruba covers 180 square kilometers of land, making it the 222nd largest nation in terms of land area.

Aruba is a dependant territory of The Netherlands. The population of Aruba is 107,635 (2012) and the nation has a density of 598 people per square kilometer.

The currency of Aruba is the Aruban Florin (AWG). As well, the people of Aruba are refered to as Aruban/Dutch.

The dialing code for the country is 297 and the top level internet domain for Aruban/Dutch sites is .aw.

Aruba does not share land borders with any countries.

To learn more, visit our detailed Aruba section.

Quick facts

Population 107,635
Density 598.0 / km2 ( 1,548.7 / mi2 )
Language Dutch
Capital Oranjestad
Currency Aruban Florin
GDP 2,584,463,687 (2011 data)
GDP per Capita 24,011 (2011 data)
Land Area 180 km2 (69 mi2)
Minimum Longitude -70.065
Maximum Longitude -69.865
Mininum Latitude 12.410
Maximum Latitude 12.625

What is the capital of Aruba?

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Location of Oranjestad on a map.

Oranjestad is the capital city of Aruba. It has a population of 29,998, and is located on a latitue of 12.52 and longitude of -70.03.

Quick Facts About Oranjestad, the Capital Of Aruba

City Oranjestad
Country Aruba
Population 29,998
Longitude -70.02703000
Latitude 12.52398000
Elevation 22 meters over sea level

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.