Facts & Figures

Size: 21 km²
Capital: Oranjestad
Currency: US dollar
Electricity: 110v, US sockets
Time zone: GMT -4:00
Population: 4,000 (May 2013)
Political status: Special municipality of the Netherlands
Highest point: Mazinga, 601 m
Average temperature summer: 31°C (day), 26°C (night)
Average temperature winter: 28°C (day), 23°C (night)
Sea water temperature: 29°C (September), 25°C (March)
Hurricane season: June - November, but mostly in September and October
Yearly precipitation: On average 6 rainy days per month