I added the population according to the 2010 census.
Aruba was part of the Netherlands Antilles, a colony of the Netherlands, until 1986-01-01. On that date it became a separate autonomous colony. It will eventually attain independence as a separate country.
Possibly Carib oruba: well placed
Aruba has no known administrative divisions.
The Central Bureau of Statistics divided Aruba into eight regions, which were subdivided into forty-nine zones, for the purpose of enumeration. The regions are Noord, Oranjestad West, Oranjestad Oost, Paradera, Santa Cruz, Savaneta, San Nicolaas Noord, and San Nicolaas Zuid. With slight variations, that list has been reported in several places (see source ). There is no evidence that they are administrative divisions.
The country consists only of Aruba Island and islets immediately off its shore.
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