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Aruba: Geography#

LocationCaribbean, island in the Caribbean Sea, north of Venezuela
Geographic Coordinates12 30 N, 69 58 W 12.5,-69.96667
Land boundaries0 km
Coastline68.5 km
Elevation Extremeslowest point: Caribbean Sea 0 m
highest point: Ceru Jamanota 188 m
Highest Mountains
Terrainflat with a few hills; scant vegetation
Natural Hazardshurricanes; lies outside the Caribbean hurricane belt and is rarely threatened
Natural ResourceNEGL; white sandy beaches
Land Usearable land: 11.11%
permanent crops: 0%
other: 88.89% (2005)
Climatetropical marine; little seasonal temperature variation
Irrigated LandNA
Renewable Water ResourcesNA
Environment - international agreementsNA
Large Cities
Geography-notea flat, riverless island renowned for its white sand beaches; its tropical climate is moderated by constant trade winds from the Atlantic Ocean; the temperature is almost constant at about 27 degrees Celsius (81 degrees Fahrenheit)