Articles in Curacao ( 22 )

22 Articles of interest in Curacao

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  • Curaçao

    Curaçao (/ˈkʊrəs/ KUR-ə-sow or /ˈkjʊərəs/ KEWR-ə-sow; Dutch: Curaçao; Papiamentu: Kòrsou) is an island in the southern Caribbean Sea, north of the Venezuelan coast, that is a constituent country (Dutch: land) of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. F…

  • Windward Islands

    The Windward Islands are the southern, generally larger islands of the Lesser Antilles, within the West Indies. They lie south of the Leeward Islands, between latitudes 12° and 16° N and longitudes 60° and 62° W in one definition.

  • Curaçao International Airport

    Hato International Airport or Curaçao International Airport (formerly Dr. Albert Plesman International Airport) (IATA: CUR, ICAO: TNCC) is the airport of Willemstad, Curaçao. It has services to the Caribbean region, South America, North America and …

  • Leeward Antilles

    The Leeward Antilles (Dutch: Benedenwindse Eilanden) are a chain of islands in the Caribbean – specifically, the southerly islands of the Lesser Antilles (and, in turn, the Antilles and the West Indies) along the southeastern fringe of the Caribbean…

  • Klein Curaçao

    Klein Curaçao (English: Little Curaçao) is a 1.7 square kilometres (170 ha; 0.66 sq mi) uninhabited island south-east of Curaçao in the Caribbean Sea, and is part of the Dutch country of Curaçao. The only structures on the island are an old lighthou…

  • Curaçao synagogue

    The Mikvé Israel-Emanuel Synagogue (Hebrew: בית הכנסת מקווה ישראל-עמנואל‎; English: The Hope of Israel-Emanuel Synagogue), in Willemstad, Curaçao, is the oldest surviving synagogue in the Americas.

  • Queen Emma Bridge

    The Queen Emma Bridge is a pontoon bridge across St. Anna Bay in Curaçao. It connects the Punda and Otrobanda quarters of the capital city, Willemstad. The bridge is hinged and opens regularly to enable the passage of oceangoing vessels. On the oppo…

  • Caribbean Medical University

    Caribbean Medical University (CMU) is an independent, for-profit, U.S. curriculum-based medical school. It is located on the island of Curaçao in the southern Caribbean Sea, off the Venezuelan coast. The main campus is located in the Piscadera Bay a…

  • Queen Juliana Bridge

    Queen Juliana Bridge is a four lane road bridge across St. Anna Bay in Willemstad, the capital of Curaçao and formerly, the Netherlands Antilles. The bridge is named after Queen Juliana of the Netherlands. The original bridge collapsed in 1967 killi…

  • Sint Anna Bay

    Sint Anna Bay, or Santa Anna Bay, (Dutch: Sint Annabaai) is a deep channel approximately one mile long and up to 1,000 feet wide, located on the island of Curaçao between the two parts of Willemstad, Punda and Otrobanda.

  • Westpunt

    Westpunt is the name of the westernmost point of the island of Curaçao (a country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands in the Caribbean), and is also the name of a nearby small town, the island's northernmost settlement. The island's northernmost p…

  • Otrobanda

    Curacao,Otrobanda is a historically important part of Willemstad, the capital of Curaçao. It contains many important pieces of architecture.

  • Sint Willibrordus

    Sint Willibrordus is a small town in Curaçao. It is located close to the west coast, to the northwest of the capital Willemstad, not far from the western end of Bullenbaai.

  • Punt Kanon

    Punt Kanon is a point at the extreme southeast of the Caribbean island of Curaçao in the Netherlands Antilles. It lies close to Curaçao Marine Park and immediately to the east of a small lagoon.

  • Barber, Curaçao

    Barber is a town in the north of the island of Curaçao in the Netherlands Antilles. It is located inland from the north coast, to the southeast of Christoffelberg, at a major road junction. To the north lies the smaller settlement of San Hyronimo, a…

  • Soto, Curaçao

    Soto is a small town in northern Curaçao in the Netherlands Antilles. It is located close to Santa Marta Bay, a deep indentation in the island's northwest coast.