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(Constituent Country of Netherlands Netherlands)


Also known as: Curaçao (Deutsch, français, Italiano, polski, Português, Nederlands), Curazao (español), 庫拉索 (正體中文), キュラソー島 (日本語)

Continent: South America

Capital: Willemstad

Area: 444 km²

Population: 149,648

Religions: Roman Catholic 72.8%, Pentecostal 6.6%, Protestant 3.2%, Adventist 3%, Jehovah's Witness 2%, Evangelical 1.9%, other 3.8%, none 6%, unspecified 0.6%

Languages: Papiamento (official) (a creole language that is a mixture of Portuguese, Spanish, Dutch, English, and, to a lesser extent, French, as well as elements of African languages and the language of the Arawak) 81.2%, Dutch (official) 8%, Spanish 4%, English (official) 2.9%, other 3.9%

Ethnic Groups: Afro-Caribbean majority; Dutch, French, Latin American, East Asian, South Asian, Jewish minorities

Neighbouring Countries: Aruba Aruba, → Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba, ↓ Venezuela Venezuela

Circumscriptions (1): Dioceses (1)

Roman Rite (1): Willemstad

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Apostolic Delegation: Antille Archbishop Fortunatus Nwachukwu (61)

Conference of Bishops: Antilles Episcopal Conference (A.E.C.) Link Bishop Gabriel Malzaire (63)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consejo Episcopal Latinoamericano (C.E.L.A.M.) LinkTwitter Feed Archbishop Héctor Miguel Cabrejos Vidarte, O.F.M. (72)

as of 2021.06.03

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