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    Aruba Geography - 2003
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    SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      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


      Area: total: 193 sq km
      water: 0 sq km
      land: 193 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: 10.53% (including aloe 0.01%)
      permanent crops: 0%
      other: 89.47% (1998 est.)


      Irrigated land: 0.01 sq km (1998 est.)


      Natural hazards: lies outside the Caribbean hurricane belt


      Environment - current issues: NA


      Geography - note: a flat, riverless island renowned for its white sand beaches; its tropical climate is moderated by constant trade winds from the Atlantic Ocean; the temperature is almost constant at about 27 degrees Celsius (81 degrees Fahrenheit)


      NOTE: The information regarding Aruba on this page is re-published from the 2003 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guinea Geography 2003 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Aruba Geography 2003 should be addressed to the CIA.

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