Top Ten Curaçao Attractions

Top Ten Curaçao Attractions

       Curaçao is an island in the southern Caribbean Sea, off the Venezuelan coast. The Country of Curaçao, which includes the main island plus the small, uninhabited islandof Klein Curaçao (“Little Curaçao”), is a constituent country of the Netherlands. Curaçao is the largest and most populous of the three ABC islands (Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao) of the Lesser Antilles, specifically the Leeward Antilles. It has a land area of 444 square km (171 square mi). As of January 1, 2009, it had a population of 141,766. Prior to 10 October 2010, when the Netherlands Antilles was dissolved, Curaçao was administered as the Island Territory of Curaçao, one of five island territories of the former Netherlands Antilles.

  1. Willemstad
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    Willemstad is the capital city of Curaçao, an island in the southern Caribbean Sea that forms a constituent country of the Netherlands. Formerly the capital of the Netherlands Antilles prior to its dissolution in 2010, it has an estimated population of 140,000. The historic center of the city consists of two quarters: Punda and Otrobanda. They are separated by the St. Anna bay, an inlet that leads into the large natural harbor called the ‘Schottegat.’
    Links: Top Ten Dutch Attractions, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willemstad,
  2. Links: Top Ten Islands, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cura%C3%A7ao,