Curaçao (/ˈkʊrəsaʊ/ KUR-ə-sow or /ˈkjʊərəsaʊ/ 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…
Latitude and longitude of Willemstad
Willemstad (/wɪləmˌstɑːt/; Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʋɪləmstɑt]) is the capital city of Curaçao, an island in the southern Caribbean Sea that forms a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Formerly the capital of the Netherlands Antilles prior to its dissolution in 2010, it has an estimated population of 150,000. Willemstad is home to the Curaçao synagogue, the oldest surviving synagogue in the Americas. The historic centre of the city consists of four quarters: the Punda and Otrobanda, which are separated by the Sint Anna Bay, an inlet that leads into the large natural harbour called the Schottegat, as well as the Scharloo and Pietermaai Smal quarters, which are across from each other on the smaller Waaigat harbour.
Latitude: 12° 06' 30.24" N
Longitude: -68° 56' 0.74" W
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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.
The ABC islands are Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao. They are the three western-most islands of the Leeward Antilles in the Caribbean, north of Falcón State, Venezuela.
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 …
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…
Stadion Ergilio Hato is a multi-purpose stadium in Willemstad, Curaçao.
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.
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 (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 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, 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.
Curacao,Otrobanda is a historically important part of Willemstad, the capital of Curaçao. It contains many important pieces of architecture.
Hato Caves are show caves and a popular tourist attraction on the Caribbean island of Curaçao.
Bullenbaai is a bay on the central west coast of Curaçao in the Netherlands Antilles.
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.
Sint Michiel is a small town lying at the south end of Bullenbaai bay on the west coast of Curaçao.
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.
Brievengat (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbri.və(ŋ).ˌɣɑt]) is a small town in northeast Curaçao.