aruba l.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
aruba PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
aruba

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 11

aruba - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 351 Views
  • Uploaded on

aruba. Topics. history. geography. culture. climate. History. Gained independence from the Netherlands in 1986. Has self-government, but the Netherlands provides defense and handles foreign affairs. American Indians first inhabited the island. The Netherlands took control in 1634.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'aruba' - Jims


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
topics
Topics

history

geography

culture

climate

history
History
  • Gained independence from the Netherlands in 1986.
  • Has self-government, but the Netherlands provides defense and handles foreign affairs.
  • American Indians first inhabited the island. The Netherlands took control in 1634.

topics

geography
Geography
  • Aruba is a small island in the West Indies, just off the coast of Venezuela. (View map.)
  • The island measures 19 ½ miles long by 6 miles wide. The northern coast is rocky and windy. The calm southwest coast is popular with tourists.
  • About 97,000 people live on Aruba, compared to about 176,000 in Providence.

topics

culture
Culture
  • Caribbean influence in food and music.
  • Economy based on tourism--beaches, water sports, casinos, restaurants.
  • Food – specialties
  • Pan bati (like a pancake)
    • Keshi yena (Gouda cheese, spices, and meat or seafood in a brown sauce)

view picture

topics

climate
Climate
  • Perfect
  • Always sunny and 85 degrees.
  • Rains occasionally and briefly.

topics

for more information
For more information:

http://frommers.com/destinations/aruba/

http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/Article?id=ar032780.

U. S. Department of State:

http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/22491.htm

topics