Welcome To Aruba

Aruba National Anthem

Aruba sweet land

Aruba appreciated homeland
our beloved native soil
even though you are small and simple
you will be respected.

Chorus:
Oh Aruba dear country
our rock so beloved
our love for you is so strong
that nothing can destroy it.

Your beaches so much admired
with palm trees all adorned
your coat of arms and flag
the pride of us all

Chorus
The greatness of our people
is their great cordiality
that God may guide and preserve
his love for liberty!
Source

Capital
Oranjestad

Area
180 sq kms

Currency
Guilders / Florins
AWG;
USD accepted

Emergency numbers
911

Languages
Papiamento 69.4%
Spanish 13.7%
English 7.1%
Dutch 6.1%
Chinese 1.5%
Other 1.7%
Unspecified 0.4%

Government
Aruba Government

Law ministry
Ministry of Justice

Population
106,766
Latest population

Aruba Political parties
Aruban Liberal Organization

28 September 2001

Aruban People's Party
Partido di Pueblo Arubano
Founded : 1942
Website : AVP.aw

People's Electoral Movement (Aruba)
Electorale Volksbeweging (Dutch)
Movimiento Electoral di Pueblo (Papiamento)
Partido di Pueblo Arubano
Founded : 1971
Website : www.mep.aw

Religions
Roman Catholic 75.3%
Protestant 4.9%
Jehovah's Witness 1.7%
Other 12%
None 5.5%
Unspecified 0.5%

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Interesting facts
The flag of Aruba, as well as its official anthem, “Aruba Dushi Tera,” were adopted on March 18, 1976.

The island is located 15 miles north of Venezuela.

Alonso de Ojeda became the first European to land on the island in 1499.

Before the Europeans took control of the island, it (Aruba) was inhabited by its indigenous population.

Aruba is famous for its white-sand beaches.

The Aruba International Film Festival welcomes filmmakers and film enthusiasts from around the world. The festival is internationally renowned.

Aruba was declared a useless island because of its absence of natural resources, including precious metals.

For a period of 108 years between 1816 and 1924, the population of the island increased from a mere 1,732 to 9,021.

The first chapel of Aruba was built in 1750.

Every year in June, Aruba hosts the Hi-Winds Amateur World Challenge windsurfing tournament. Without a doubt, Aruba is one of the most popular spots on earth for windsurfers.

The island has plenty of baseball lovers, as well. The tiny country has also produced some of the best athletes on the world stage.