The Dutch Caribbean is the six island country and municipality of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The colonies of the Netherlands are Aruba, Curacao and Bonaired. It includes Maarten as well. The islands are all connected to the Kingdom of the Netherlands and some are independent in domestic affairs and use separate money. Aruba has its own Money. Curacao, St. Petersburg and Maarten uses its own currency of the Netherlands Antilles. The surface area is 328 km2. It has no capital.
Economy of the Dutch Caribbean
The Phone Number: +599
Currency of the Dutch Caribbean: US Dollar
Cities of the Caribbean : Curaçao, Aruba, Punto Fijo.
The main areas of the industry are ship repair and light industry. An important contribution to the economy is the processing and transportation of petroleum and its derivatives.
Products exported by the Dutch Caribbean
Approximately 20% of agricultural land can be planted. Dairy livestock, vegetable growing and fruit growing are carried out.
Reputable open sea centers contribute significantly to the country's economy, especially tourism.
Most of the islands export oil and petroleum products.
Dutch Caribbean's Import Products
The island usually buys crude oil. In addition, electronic goods and some food products.
Countries exported by the Dutch Caribbean
The United States, Panama, Guatemala and the Bahamas.
Countries of the Netherlands Caribbean Imports
United States, Italy, Netherlands and Venezuela
Nations living in the Netherlands Caribbean
The population of the islands consists mostly of people and hybrids belonging to the African heritage, except for the Sabais, who are equally divided among African and European descent people. Most of the islands have small white minorities.
Languages spoken in the Dutch Caribbean
Dutch, English and Papiamento (in Bonaire)