I added a population history from source .
Curaçao was part of the Netherlands Antilles, a colony of the Netherlands, until 2010-10-10. On that date it became an autonomous country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
possibly from Portuguese coração: heart, or curação: healing; or from an ethnic name.
Curaçao has no known administrative divisions.
ISO 3166-2 provides two codes for Curaçao. Considered as a separate country, its code is
Considered as part of the Netherlands, its code is
The country consists only of Curaçao Island, the much smaller Klein Curaçao Island, and other islets immediately offshore.
The UN LOCODE page for Curaçao lists locations in the country, some of them with their latitudes and longitudes, some with their ISO 3166-2 codes for their subdivisions. This information can be put together to approximate the territorial extent of subdivisions.
2010-10-10: Curaçao was split from the former Netherlands Antilles. In its previous status, its HASC code
AN.CU. Willemstad had been the capital of Netherlands Antilles.
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