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° 10' (12.1667°) north
  • Longitude of center:  68° 58' (68.9667°) 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
  • Wikidata:  Curaçao
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Curaçao

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Arabic:  كوراساو Chinese:  库拉索 English:  Country of Curaçao Greek:  Κουρασάο Japanese:  キュラソー Korean:  퀴라소 Papiamento:  Kòrsou Papiamento:  Pais Kòrsou Russian:  Кюрасао Spanish:  Curazao Spanish:  País de Curazao Ukrainian:  Кюрасао CWCUR Country of Curacao

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