Aruba is an independent island country that is part of the Netherlands and located off the coast of Venezuela. Oranjestad is the capital of the country. The nation is a mix of European culture and indigenous Caribbean descendants. The most patronized religion is Catholicism, and the official language is Dutch. Many people also speak Papiamento in the island nation.
The most important industries of Aruba include tourism, oil refining, and banking. Aruba has beautiful beaches and resorts, making it a popular tourist area for cruise ships passing through the area. Aruba also has gorgeous rock pools and national parks to visit.