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Surface: 180 km²

Capital: Oranjestad
Population: 101,484 inhabitants (2010)
Government: Land of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Travel advice
Current status: exercise vigilance.
More information about this advice, visit .

Best time
April, May, June, July, August and September are the best months to travel to Aruba. You avoid this rainy season and mass tourism.

Dutch and Papiamento are both official language on Aruba.

Travel documents
You must have a valid passport.
A visa is not necessary if you stay in Aruba for less than 30 days.

Immunization (vaccination)
For a visit to Aruba, you do not need vaccinations.
Vaccination against yellow fever is mandatory if you are in Aruba for seven days before Aruba visiting a yellow fever visited country.

Money and Money
On Aruba is paid by the Aruban florin (AWG).

Traffic and route
In Aruba, you have to drive on the right side of the road.
Information about public transportation in Aruba available at Arubus .

In Aruba, you need in some cases a converter .

Tap water
The tap water you can drink safely.

News and newspapers
The latest news regarding Aruba available on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from Aruba available at Abyznewslinks .

Websites from Aruba end in .aw.
Official websites of Aruba: and .


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Photos and videos
On Flickr you can find a nice collection of pictures of Aruba.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos of Aruba.

The national holiday of Aruba falls on March 18 (Flag Day and the National Anthem).
All other holidays in Aruba available at .

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Aruba can be found on Protected Planet .
Aruba is not on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube,,, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.