Aruba

South America

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About Country

Capital
Oranjestad
Population
Approximately 107,000 (2021 estimate)
Population Density
593 people per square kilometer
GDP
$3.3 billion (2019 estimate)
Language
Dutch and Papiamento (a Creole language) are the official languages, but English and Spanish are widely spoken
Currency
Aruban florin (AWG)
National Dish
Keshi Yena (a baked dish made with chicken, cheese, and other ingredients)
Religion
Roman Catholicism is the predominant religion in Aruba, but there is also a significant Protestant population and growing Muslim population
Climate
Aruba has a tropical climate with consistently warm temperatures throughout the year and low rainfall
Main Industries
Tourism, oil refining, and offshore banking
Level of Development
Aruba is considered a high-income country with a human development index (HDI) ranking of 57 out of 189 countries (2020)
Area
Approximately 180 square kilometers

Escape to the sun-kissed island of Aruba 🇦🇼 and experience the ultimate relaxation. Bask in the warmth of pristine white sand beaches 🏖️, snorkel in crystal clear waters teeming with marine life 🐠, and enjoy the welcoming atmosphere of this Caribbean gem.

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Main Attractions

Some of the main tourist attractions in Aruba include:

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    The beaches, which are known for their white sand and turquoise waters, and offer opportunities for swimming, snorkeling, and sunbathing.

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    Arikok National Park, which covers nearly 20% of the island and features hiking trails, natural pools, and historic sites.

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    The California Lighthouse, a historic landmark that offers panoramic views of the island.

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    The Natural Bridge, a formation of coral limestone that has been eroded by the sea over time.

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    Oranjestad, the capital city, with its colorful Dutch colonial architecture, museums, and shopping.

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    The Butterfly Farm, a sanctuary for tropical butterflies that allows visitors to learn about their life cycle and behavior.

These are just a few examples of the many attractions that Aruba has to offer. Visitors to the island can also enjoy water sports, fishing, golfing, and exploring the local cuisine and culture.

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