Country's codes

International phone, Aruba: +297

Standard ISO 3166-1:

    3 letters: ABW

    2 letters (internet domain): . AW

    Digital country code: 028

Standard EAN-13 (country barcode): -

Olympic country code: ARU

FIFA code: ARU


Useful country information

Total area: 180 km² (69 sq miles

Capital City: Oranjestad

Other Cities: San Nicolaas (St. Nicolaas)


Climate: Tropical marine.

Nationality: Aruban(s), Dutch


Population: 110,000 (Dec. 2015)


Ethnic Groups: mixed white/Caribbean Amerindian 80%.


Religions:Christian 90%, Hindu, Muslim.


Languages: Dutch (official), Papiamento (a Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, English dialect), English (widely spoken), Spanish.

National Holiday: National Anthem & Flag Day March 18th

Literacy rate: 97%

Background:

Aruba is one of the four countries that form the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Aruba's political system is a unitary parliamentary representative democracy under a constitutional monarchy. Aruba has its own constitution, currency and government. The island enjoys complete inner autonomy.

The flat, riverless island in the Caribbean Sea, is located just a short distance north of the Venezuelan Peninsula Paraguaná. Aruba is renowned for its white sand beaches, its tropical climate is moderated by constant trade winds from the Atlantic Ocean; the temperature is almost constant at about 27 degrees Celsius (81 degrees Fahrenheit).



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