What is the capital of Curacao?
|Full Country Name||none|
|Local - Long||Land Curacao (Dutch); Pais Korsou (Papiamento)|
|Local - Short||Curacao (Dutch); Korsou (Papiamento)|
|Former Name||Netherlands Antilles; Curacao and Dependencies|
|Etymology- history of name||the most plausible name derivation is that the island was designated Isla de la Curacion (Spanish meaning "Island of the Cure" or "Island of Healing") or Ilha da Curacao (Portuguese meaning the same) to reflect the locale's function as a recovery stop for sick crewmen|
|Government Type||parliamentary democracy|
|Capital - geographic coordinate||12 06 N, 68 55 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||King's Day (birthday of King WILLEM-ALEXANDER), 27 April (1967); note - King's or Queen's Day are observed on the ruling monarch's birthday; celebrated on 26 April if 27 April is a Sunday|
|Constitution||previous 1947, 1955; latest adopted 5 September 2010, entered into force 10 October 2010 (regulates governance of Curacao but is subordinate to the Charter for the Kingdom of the Netherlands); note - in October 2010, with the dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles, Curacao became a constituent country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands|
|Dependency Status||constituent country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands; full autonomy in internal affairs granted in 2010; Dutch Government responsible for defense and foreign affairs|
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