Curaçao is an island in the , among the group known as the alongside and . This trio is located near Venezuela, and is considered to be outside the Caribbean's so-called "hurricane zone"; vacations to the island are rarely disrupted by tropical storms.

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is the capital and largest city of .


  • Location: ,
  • Population: 142,000
  • Latitude of center: 12.1667° or 12° 10' north
  • Longitude of center: -68.9667° or 68° 58' west
  • Elevation: 39 meters (128 feet)
  • Capital: Willemstad
  • Area: 444 km² (171 miles²)
  • Languages: Dutch and Papiamento
  • Currency: Guilder (ANG)
  • Phone code: 599
  • Internet domain: .cw
  • GeoNames ID: 7626836

Other Names for Curaçao

  • Arabic: كوراساو
  • Chinese: 库拉索
  • Dutch: Curaçao
  • English: Country of Curaçao
  • French: Curaçao
  • German: Curaçao
  • Greek: Κουρασάο
  • Italian: Curaçao
  • Japanese: キュラソー
  • Korean: 퀴라소
  • Papiamento: Kòrsou
  • Papiamento: Pais Kòrsou
  • Polish: Curaçao
  • Portuguese: Curaçao
  • Russian: Кюрасао
  • Spanish: Curazao
  • Spanish: País de Curazao
  • Ukrainian: Кюрасао
  • Country of Curacao
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