(WIPO code: AW) (latest review September 2021)

by AANIC LEGAL SERVICES, Oranjestad

General Information

Area

30 km (19 miles) long, 8 km (5 miles) wide, with an area of 193 sq. km (75 sq. miles).

Population

120,917 (estimated July 2021).

Capital

Oranjestad.

Languages

Dutch and Papiamento (a language derived from African and Portuguese languages, English, Dutch and Spanish) are the official languages; however most Arubans speak a minimum of four languages, including English and Spanish.

Currency

Aruban florin. U.S. dollars also circulate freely.

General Remarks

Status: Aruba is an autonomous State of the Kingdom of the Netherlands since January 1, 1986.