Aruba is a Caribbean island 15 miles north of the coast of Venezuela. The island is an autonomous dependency of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It is 30 kilometres long and 9 kilometres across, at its widest point, with an area of approximately 70 square miles.

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Oranjestad is the capital city of Aruba. Oranjestad has hundreds of local stores that sell tourist keepsakes.

Noord is in the northern part of the Caribbean island of Aruba. Driving in Noord can be difficult.

Savaneta is a city in Aruba. Savaneta was the first capital of Aruba, and is now a historic and quaint ocean side city.

Palm Beach is a city in Aruba. Palm Beach is renowned for its two-mile long strip of beach on the Northwest end of Aruba, and is home to many water sports, piers, beach bars, restaurants, shops, and hotels.


  • Location:  ,
  • Population:  71,600
  • Latitude of center:  12° 30' 18" (12.505°) north
  • Longitude of center:  69° 58' 37.2" (69.977°) west
  • Average elevation:  88 meters (289 feet)
  • Capital:  Oranjestad
  • Area:  193 km² (75 miles²)
  • Languages:  Dutch, Spanish, English
  • Currency:  Guilder (AWG)
  • Phone code:  297
  • Internet domain:  .aw
  • Wikidata:  Aruba
  • DMOZ Open Directory:  Aruba
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Aruba

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Other Names for Aruba

  • Amharic:  አሩባ
  • Arabic:  آروبا, أروبا
  • Armenian:  Արուբա
  • Belarusian:  Аруба
  • Bengali:  আরুবা
  • Bishnupriya:  আরুবা
  • Bulgarian:  Аруба
  • Central Kurdish:  ئارووبا
  • Chinese:  阿魯巴, 阿鲁巴
  • Chuvash:  Аруба
  • Dhivehi:  އަރޫބާ
  • Dzongkha:  ཨ་རུ་བ།
  • Egyptian Arabic:  اروبا
  • Esperanto:  Arubo
  • Ewe:  Aruba nutome
  • Fulah:  Aruuba
  • Georgian:  არუბა
  • Greek:  Αρούμπα
  • Gujarati:  અરુબા
  • Hebrew:  ארובה
  • Hindi:  अरूबा
  • Icelandic:  Arúba
  • Irish:  Arúba
  • Japanese:  アルバ, アルバ島
  • Kannada:  ಅರುಬಾ
  • Kazakh:  Аруба
  • Korean:  아루바
  • Kurdish:  ئارووبا
  • Lao:  ອາລູບາ
  • Macedonian:  Аруба
  • Malagasy:  Arobà
  • Malayalam:  അറുബ
  • Marathi:  अरुबा, अरूबा
  • Mongolian:  Аруба
  • Nepali (macrolanguage):  अरुबा, आरूबा
  • North Ndebele:  Arubha
  • Northern Frisian:  Aruuba
  • Oriya (macrolanguage):  ଆରୁବା
  • Ossetian:  Арубæ
  • Persian:  آروبا
  • Russian:  Аруба
  • Rusyn:  Аруба
  • Sango:  Arûba
  • Serbian:  Аруба
  • Shona:  Arubha
  • Sinhala:  අරුබාව
  • Tamil:  அருபா, அரூபா
  • Telugu:  అరుబా
  • Thai:  อารูบา
  • Tibetan:  ཨ་རུ་བ།
  • Tigrinya:  አሩባ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands):  ʻAlupa
  • Uighur:  ئارۇبا
  • Ukrainian:  Аруба
  • Urdu:  اروبا
  • Western Frisian:  Arûba
  • Western Panjabi:  اروبا
  • Wu Chinese:  阿鲁巴
  • Yakut:  Аруба
  • Yoruba:  Orílẹ́ède Árúbà, Àrúbà
  • Zulu:  i-Aruba

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