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About Curaçao

Country name:            Curacao

Capital:                        Willemstad

Population:                  149,648 (July 2017 est.)

Nationality:                  Curacaoan

Area:                            444 sq km

Major language:         Papiamento

Major religions:          Roman Catholisicm, Pentecostalism, Protestantism

Life expectancy:         76.2 years (men), 80.9 years (women)

Currency:                     Netherlands Antillean Guilder

Conversion rate:         1.77 ANG = 1 USD

Ethnic Groups:            Afro-Caribbean majority; Dutch, French, Latin American, East Asian,                                              South Asian, Jewish minorities

Languages:                  Papiamento (official) 81.2%, Dutch (official) 8%, Spanish 4%, English                                              (official) 2.9%, other 3.9% (2001 census)

Religions:                    Roman Catholic 72.8%, Pentecostal 6.6%, Protestant 3.2%, Adventist                                             3%, Jehovah's Witness 2%, Evangelical 1.9%, other 3.8%, none 6%,                                                 unspecified 0.6% (2011 est.)

Legal System:             Based on Dutch civil law system with some English common law                                                      influence

 

 

 

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