National Symbols of Aruba

Aruba is a country in South America. It shares borders with the following countries: Venezuela, Curaçao, Bonaire, . The capital of Aruba is Oranjestad.

The official language is Dutch, Papiamento and the Aruban florin is the currency of the Aruba. The domain is .aw and the country code is +297.

National day is celebrated on 1 Jan 1986. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Aruba is no exception.

In Aruba, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Aruban people. No Official National drink is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Aruba. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like represent a national Aruban symbol.

The country was founded by Betico Croes. The current president of Aruba is Willem-Alexander (Monarch) and Evelyn Wever-Croes is the Prime Minister.

In Aruba the power plugs and sockets are of type A, B, F. The standard voltage is 127 V and the frequency is 60 Hz.

The Aruban national anthem was written by Juan Chabaya ‘Padu’ Lampe and composed by Rufo Inocencio Wever.

Country information

Former name(s) Isla de Oruba
Official name(s) Aruba
Alternative name(s) N/A
Regional location Caribbean, island in the Caribbean Sea, north of Venezuela
Country name etymology The name Aruba most likely came from the Caquetio Oruba which means "Well situated island".
Climate Tropical marine; little seasonal temperature variation
Terrain Flat with a few hills; scant vegetation
Population 106,766
National Day 1 Jan 1986
Language(s) Dutch, Papiamento
Religion Roman Catholicism
Country code +297
Literacy rate 96.8%
Currency Aruban florin
Capital city Oranjestad
Domain(TLD) .aw
Ethnicity Aruban, Colombian, Dutch, Dominican, Venezuelan, Curaçaoan & Haitian
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Aruban
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 180 km2 (69 sq mi)
Timezone UTC-4:00 (AST)
Average elevation 217 ft
Coastline 68.5 Km
Mains electricity 127 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Aruba

Flag map of Aruba

Motto of Aruba

No official motto

National animal of Aruba

The National animal of Aruba is Burrowing Owl

National Animal of Aruba - Burrowing Owl

National flower of Aruba

The National flower of Aruba is Wanglo. Botanical name is Tribulus cistoides.

National flower of Aruba - Wanglo

National bird of Aruba

The National bird of Aruba is Prikichi

National bird of Aruba - Prikichi

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Aruba is a territory of Netherlands

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