General information

Aruba is an island in the Caribbean Sea. Aruba is part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Aruba is located 23 kilometers from the peninsula Paraguaná of the Venezuelan state of Falcón and belongs to the ABC islands and is the westernmost island. The curved west coast of Aruba is characterized by the tropical, white sandy beaches. The east coast, on the other hand, is characterized by hill country and limestone plateaus and from heavily weathered quartz diorite. The middle of the island consists of rocks of volcanic origin. The highest peak on the island is the 189 meter high Jamanota.