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Aruba officially became a member state of the Kingdom of the Netherlands on January 1, 1986, with full independence set for 1996, within a Dutch Commonwealth of sovereign states. Aruba is the western most island of the Netherland Antilles of the West Indies in the Caribbean Sea, off the north shore of Venezuela. For Historical and Geographical information see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aruba

See also the CIA World Factbook at https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/aa.html

Jurisdictions

Aruba's Capital City is Oranjestad. See: (Oranjestad)

Aruba is divided into eight regions:

  • Noord/Tank Leendert
  • Oranjestad (west)
  • Oranjestad (east)
  • Paradera
  • Santa Cruz
  • Savaneta
  • Sint Nicolaas (north)
  • Sint Nicolaas (south).

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Did you know that Aruba has its own university? See: (University of Aruba)

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