The Netherlands Antilles had a tropical climate,
with warm weather all year round. The windward islands are subject to
hurricanes in the summer months, while the leeward Islands are warmer
Netherlands Antilles. 186, 000. St. Eustatius 1,
000, Saba 1, 000, St. Maarten 10, 000 (1995). National or official
language: Dutch. Self-governing part of the Netherlands. By agreement of
all parties, it remains in the Kingdom of the Netherlands (1996).
(Dutch: gulden) is presently the currency of two of the five islands
which until 2010 formed the Netherlands Antilles. It is subdivided into
Netherlands Antilles' combined population was estimated in 2000 at 210,
134. Of these more than two-thirds 146, 100 lived on Cura ao,
while Bonaire's inhabitants numbered 11, 000, Sint Maarten's 29, 500,
Sint Eustatius's 1, 861, and Saba's around 1, 100. Relatively good
health conditions have given Antilleans a life expectancy of 74.72
the capital city of Cura ao, 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.