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Curacao Facts

What is the capital of Curacao?

Capital Willemstad
Government Type parliamentary democracy
Currency Netherlands Antillean guilders (ANG)
Total Area 171 Square Miles
444 Square Kilometers
Location Caribbean, an island in the Caribbean Sea - 55 km off the coast of Venezuela
Language Dutch (official), Papiamento (a Spanish-Portuguese-Dutch-English dialect) predominates, English widely spoken, Spanish
GDP - real growth rate 3.6%
GDP - per capita (PPP) $15,000.00 (USD)

Curacao Demographics

What is the population of Curacao?

Ethnic Groups mixed black 85%, Carib Amerindian, white, East Asian
Nationality Adjective Dutch Antillean
Nationality Noun Dutch Antillean(s)
Population 151,345
Predominant Language Dutch (official), Papiamento (a Spanish-Portuguese-Dutch-English dialect) predominates, English widely spoken, Spanish

Curacao Government

What type of government does Curacao have?

  • Executive Branch: chief of state: King WILLEM-ALEXANDER of the Netherlands (since 30 April 2013); represented by Governor Lucille A. GEORGE-WOUT (since 4... More
  • Suffrage: 18 years of age; universal More
  • Citizenship: see the Netherlands More
  • National Holiday: King's Day (birthday of King WILLEM-ALEXANDER), 27 April (1967); note - King's or Queen's Day are observed on the ruling... More
  • Constitution: previous 1947, 1955; latest adopted 5 September 2010, entered into force 10 October 2010 (regulates governance of Curacao but is... More
  • Independence: none (part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands) More

Curacao Geography

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Curacao Economy

How big is the Curacao economy?

  • Economic Overview: Most of Curacao's GDP results from services. Tourism, petroleum refining and bunkering, offshore finance, and transportation and communications are the... More
  • Industries: tourism, petroleum refining, petroleum transshipment, light manufacturing, financial and business services More
  • Currency Name and Code: Netherlands Antillean guilders (ANG) More

Curacao News & Current Events

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Source: Google News

Interesting Curacao Facts

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  • The islands were captured by the Dutch in the 17th century and were worked by the many African slaves who were brought to their shores.

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