Flag Aruba

Flag Aruba 1500x900mm

Flag Stock Code: aruba/l

Stock Item:

$22.00

Prices include G.S.T.

Hand-waver Aruba 450x300mm (One only)

Flag Stock Code: aruba/hw

Stock Item:

$12.09

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Desk Flag Aruba 150x100mm (One only)

Flag Stock Code: aruba/df

Stock Item:

$7.26

Prices include G.S.T.

Background

Discovered and claimed for Spain in 1499, Aruba was acquired by the Dutch in 1636. The island's economy has been dominated by three main industries. A 19th century gold rush was followed by prosperity brought on by the opening in 1924 of an oil refinery. The last decades of the 20th century saw a boom in the tourism industry. Aruba seceded from the Netherlands Antilles in 1986 and became a separate, autonomous member of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Movement toward full independence was halted at Aruba's request in 1990.

Design Description

blue, with two narrow, horizontal, yellow stripes across the lower portion and a red, four-pointed star outlined in white in the upper hoist-side corner

Capital City

Oranjestad

Government

parliamentary democracy