Aruba(əˈruːbə, Dutch ɑˈryːbaː) is an island nation, north of Venezuela, with a location of 12 30 N, 69 58 W. It has a total area of 180 sq km. Oranjestad is the capital. Dutch is the official language in government, but papiamento is the language used for daily activity.
The island has a population of 104,589, with a life expectancy of 75.51 years. The population is mixed 80% white/Caribbean Amerindian and 20% other. Aruba is 80.8% Roman Catholic, 4.1% Evangelist, 2.5% Protestant, 1.5% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.2% Methodist, 0.2% Jewish, 5.1% other, 4.6% none or unspecified. The literacy rate is 97.3% of the total population.
Aruba in order to address climate change plans to become 100% fossil fuel free in 2020 , with her energy needs met by renewables. This will be funded by a public private model. So far she is 40% fossil fuel free(2015). The island has reduce her carbon emissions and pollution imprint.
CIA Factbook, Aruba