Largest Cities in Aruba

by | January 20, 2021

Facts about Aruba

Official languages: Dutch, Spanish, English
Capital: Oranjestad
Area: 193 km²
Population: 71,566 residents
Population density: 370.81 residents per km²
Currency: AWG
Internet TLD: .aw
ISO codes: AW, ABW, 533
Die The prefix for Aruba is +297

Aruba is one of the three ABC islands that are part of the Lesser Antilles in the southern Caribbean, 25 kilometers north of Venezuela. Along with the islands of Curaçao and St. Maarten as well as the Netherlands (consisting of the actual Netherlands in Europe and Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba in the Caribbean), it is one of the four equal parts of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Like the rest of the country, Aruba has its own constitution and government. The island enjoys complete internal autonomy.

Population

Total population 119,428
Population growth rate 1.19%
Birth rate 12.40 births per 1,000 residents
Life expectancy
Overall life expectancy 76.14 years
Men life expectancy 73.09 years
Women life expectancy 79.25 years
Age structure
0-14 years 17.61%
15-64 years 68.33%
65 years and above 14.06%
Median age 39.00 years
Gender ratio 0.90 M / F
Population density 663.49 residents per km²
Urbanization 45.40%
Cities
(Oranjestad) [capital] (Z 1991) 20046
Ethnicities
82.1% Dutch, 6.6% Colombians, 2.2% Venezuelans, 2.2% Dominicans, 1.2% Haitians, 5.5% indeterminate
Religions
Catholics (Roman Catholic) 82% Protestants 8%
Human Development Index (HDI)
HDI ranking

Biggest Cities of Aruba by Population

Aruba is a small Caribbean nation located off the coast of Venezuela and is one of the four countries that make up the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The largest city in Aruba is Oranjestad, the capital and most populous city of Aruba. Located on the island’s southern coast, Oranjestad is home to around 30,000 people and serves as a major tourism destination for visitors from all over the world. It has been an important trading center for centuries, connecting people from different parts of the Caribbean and beyond. Today, Oranjestad is a major economic hub with plenty of shops, restaurants, hotels, casinos, and other attractions that make it a popular destination for tourists.

The second largest city in Aruba is San Nicolas located near Oranjestad on the eastern side of the island. With a population of around 20,000 people, San Nicolas serves as an important industrial center for Aruba as well as an influential cultural hub for music and literature throughout the region. It also has some impressive monuments such as Casibari Rock Formation which dates back to 19th century AD and remains one of the oldest standing rock formations in all of South America.

The third largest city in Aruba is Paradera located near Oranjestad on the western side of the island. With a population of around 8,000 people, Paradera serves as an important transportation hub for Aruba as well as an influential cultural hub for music and literature throughout the region. The city also has some impressive monuments such as Alto Vista Chapel which dates back to 18th century AD and remains one of the oldest standing churches in all of South America.

# City Population Latitude Longitude
1 Oranjestad, Aruba 30,109 12.524 -70.027
2 Tanki Leendert, Aruba 21,611 12.5391 -70.02
3 San Nicolas, Aruba 15,311 12.4362 -69.9071
4 Santa Cruz, Aruba 13,011 12.5095 -69.9809
5 Paradera, Aruba 12,111 12.5351 -70.0069
6 Savaneta, Aruba 11,611 12.4503 -69.9381