Travel Information for Aruba
Time zone:GMT -4 (Atlantic standard time) Daylight savings:    None
Main languages:Papiamento
Other languages:Spanish, English, Dutch
Currency: Aruban florin (AWG)

1 = ƒ0.00, $1 = ƒ1.81, £1 = ƒ2.40

(rates as of Sep 2016)

Internet Domain:.awInternational Dialling Code:    297

For help planning your trip to Aruba including visas, vaccinations, currency exchange, flights, accomodation and insurance, see our Aruba trip planning page.

Further information on Aruba

Discover more about Aruba - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.

Geography & Natural Features

Map of aruba

Total area: 193 sq km (0 sq km under water)

Coastline: 68 km (Caribbean Sea)

Neighbours (border lengths): No land borders

Highest mountain: Mount Jamanota (188m)

Freedom & Rights

Summary status and rankings for Aruba from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.

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Overall Ranking:    -

Other Data & Links

Status: Territory of Netherlands

Population: 110,663     Density: 573.3 people/sq km

Ethnic groups: mixed white/Caribbean Amerindian 80%, other 20%

Religions: Roman Catholic 80.8%, Evangelist 4.1%, Protestant 2.5%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.5%, Methodist 1.2%, Jewish 0.2%, other 5.1%, none or unspecified 4.6%

GDP (PPP): $2.52 billion       GDP per capita: $25,300

Information derived from the CIA World Factbook. Other country profiles: BBC News.