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    Aruba Geography 2001

      Location: Caribbean, island in the Caribbean Sea, north of Venezuela

      Geographic coordinates: 12 30 N, 69 58 W

      Map references: Central America and the Caribbean

      total: 193 sq km
      land: 193 sq km
      water: 0 sq km

      Area - comparative: slightly larger than Washington, DC

      Land boundaries: 0 km

      Coastline: 68.5 km

      Maritime claims:
      territorial sea: 12 NM

      Climate: tropical marine; little seasonal temperature variation

      Terrain: flat with a few hills; scant vegetation

      Elevation extremes:
      lowest point: Caribbean Sea 0 m
      highest point: Mount Jamanota 188 m

      Natural resources: NEGL; white sandy beaches

      Land use:
      arable land: 7% (including aloe 0.01%)
      permanent crops: 0%
      permanent pastures: 0%
      forests and woodland: 0%
      other: 93% (1993 est.)

      Irrigated land: 0.01 sq km

      Natural hazards: lies outside the Caribbean hurricane belt

      Environment - current issues: NA

      NOTE: The information regarding Aruba on this page is re-published from the 2001 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Aruba Geography 2001 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Aruba Geography 2001 should be addressed to the CIA.

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