What is the capital of Aruba?
|Full Country Name||none|
|Etymology- history of name||the origin of the island's name is unclear; according to tradition, the name comes from the Spanish phrase "oro huba" (there was gold), but in fact no gold was ever found on the island; another possibility is the native word "oruba," which means "well-situated"|
|Government Type||parliamentary democracy (Legislature); part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands|
|Capital - geographic coordinate||12 31 N, 70 02 W|
|Capital Time Difference||UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)|
|Independence||none (part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands)|
|National Holiday||National Anthem and Flag Day, 18 March (1976)|
|Constitution||previous 1947, 1955; latest drafted and approved August 1985, enacted 1 January 1986 (regulates governance of Aruba but is subordinate to the Charter for the Kingdom of the Netherlands); note - in October 2010, following dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles, Aruba became a constituent country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands|
|Dependency Status||constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands; full autonomy in internal affairs obtained in 1986 upon separation from the Netherlands Antilles; Dutch Government responsible for defense and foreign affairs|
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