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    Aruba Geography 1997
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    SOURCE: 1997 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
      land: 193 sq km
      water: 0 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 negligible; white sandy beaches

      Land use
      arable land: 11%
      permanent crops: NA%
      permanent pastures: NA%
      forests and woodland: NA%
      other: 89% (1993 est.)

      Irrigated land NA sq km

      Natural hazards lies outside the Caribbean hurricane belt

      Environment - current issues NA

      Environment - international agreements
      party to: NA
      signed, but not ratified: NA

      NOTE: The information regarding Aruba on this page is re-published from the 1997 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Aruba Geography 1997 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Aruba Geography 1997 should be addressed to the CIA.

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