Aruba Geography

What is the terrain and geography like in Aruba?

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)

Climate:

tropical marine; little seasonal temperature variation

Aruba Use of Natural Resources

Aruba Environment

Climate:

tropical marine; little seasonal temperature variation

Terrain:

flat with a few hills; scant vegetation

Natural Resources:

NEGL; white sandy beaches

Natural Hazards:

lies outside the Caribbean hurricane belt

Environmental Issues:

NA

Aruba Geography

Geographic Location The Caribbean
Total Area 69 Square Miles
180 Square Kilometers
Land Area 69 Square Miles
180 Square Kilometers
Coastline 43 Miles
69 Kilometers
Geographic Coordinates 12 30 N, 69 58 W
Terrain flat with a few hills; scant vegetation
Highest Point 188 Meters
Highest Point Location Mount Jamanota 188 m
Lowest Point Location Caribbean Sea 0 m
Natural Resources NEGL; white sandy beaches
Time Zone UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
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