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One theory for the island's name is that it is derived from the Arawak Indian word for "rock", which was "siba"
  
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== Getting started with Saba research  ==
  
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== Jurisdictions  ==
  
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Its current major settlements include:
  
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*The Bottom
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*Windwardside
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*Hell's Gate and
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*St. Johns.
  
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Saba is home to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saba_University_School_of_Medicine Saba University School of Medicine], which was established by American expatriates in coordination with the Netherlands government. The school adds over 300 residents when classes are in session, and it is the prime educational attraction. A.M. Edwards Medical Center is the major provider of healthcare for local residents.
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Bonaire and Saba opt for the U.S. dollar as the new official currency as the islands move forward with a new state structure and closer ties to Holland. The sister island of Bonaire has also chosen the U.S. Dollar as its official currency. Read [http://www.bonaireinsider.com/index.php/bonaireinsider/bonaire_opts_for_us_dollar_as_new_official_currency/ more...]
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*[[Saba Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
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*[[Saba Biography|Biography]]
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*[[Saba Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
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*[[Saba Census|Census]]
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*[[Saba Church Directories|Church Directories]]
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*[[Saba Church History|Church History]]
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*[[Saba Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]
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*[[Saba Directories|Directories]]
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*[[Saba Geography|Geography]]
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*[[Saba Land and Property|Land and Property]]
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*[[Saba Language and Languages|Languages]]
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*[[Saba Maps|Maps]]
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*[[Saba Military Records|Military Records]]
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*[[Saba Nobility|Nobility]]
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*[[Saba Names, Personal|Personal Names]]
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*[[Saba Probate Records|Probate Records]]
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*[[Saba Schools|Schools]]
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*[[Saba Social Life and Customs|Social Life and Customs]]
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Revision as of 06:15, 13 May 2012

Saba, View from Mt. Scenery


One theory for the island's name is that it is derived from the Arawak Indian word for "rock", which was "siba"

Getting started with Saba research

Jurisdictions

Its current major settlements include:

  • The Bottom
  • Windwardside
  • Hell's Gate and
  • St. Johns.

Research Tools

Featured Content

Did you know?

Saba is home to the Saba University School of Medicine, which was established by American expatriates in coordination with the Netherlands government. The school adds over 300 residents when classes are in session, and it is the prime educational attraction. A.M. Edwards Medical Center is the major provider of healthcare for local residents.

Help Wanted

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:

News and Events

Bonaire and Saba opt for the U.S. dollar as the new official currency as the islands move forward with a new state structure and closer ties to Holland. The sister island of Bonaire has also chosen the U.S. Dollar as its official currency. Read more...

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