Is Netherlands Antilles same as Curaçao?
Curaçao, the largest island of the Netherlands Antilles, covers 171 square miles (444 square km).
Which island in the Caribbean is part of the Netherlands?
Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba are islands in the Caribbean Sea. Together they make up the Caribbean Netherlands.
Where is Antilles located?
The Antilles is an archipelago, or chain of islands, stretching more than 1,500 miles between in North and South America, bordered by the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean to the north and the Caribbean Sea to the south. The Antilles are divided into two sections, the Greater Antilles and the Lesser Antilles.
Is Netherlands Antilles in Europe?
The Netherlands Antilles were not part of the European Union, but instead listed as overseas countries and territories (OCTs). This status was kept for all the islands after dissolution, and will be kept until at least 2015.
What happened to Netherlands Antilles?
The Dutch Caribbean dependency the Netherlands Antilles has ceased to exist with a change of the five islands’ constitutional status. Curacao and St Maarten have become autonomous countries within the Kingdom of the Netherlands, joining Aruba, which gained the status in 1986.
Where is Curaçao Netherlands Antilles?
the Caribbean Sea
Curaçao. Curaçao, island in the Caribbean Sea and a country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It is situated some 37 miles (60 km) north of the coast of Venezuela.
Which country is part of the Lesser Antilles?
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|Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||Parishes||Kingstown|
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