Aruba

Aruba

Overseas Territories

Despite the rapid process of global decolonization since World War II, around eight million people in more than 50 territories around the world continue to live under the protection of France, Australia, Denmark, the Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, the UK, or the USA. These remnants of former colonial empires may have persisted for economic, strategic, or political reasons and are administered by the protecting country in a variety of ways.

Status: Autonomous part of the Netherlands

 Claimed: 1634

Capital: Oranjestad

Population: 103,000

Area: 75 sq miles (194 sq km)

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