Netherlands Antilles Geography
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Geography of Netherlands Antilles
Area: 960 sq km sq. km. (597 sq. mi.); more than five times the size of Washington, DC; five islands divided geographically into the Leeward Islands (northern) group (Saba, Sint Eustatius, and Sint Maarten) and the Windward Islands (southern) group (Bonaire and Curacao).
Cities: Capital--Willemstad (metropolitan pop. 140,000, 1992).
Islands: Curacao (pop. 125,600, 2002) Sint Maarten (40,000), Bonaire (10,000), Sint Eustatius (1,500), Saba (1,000).
Terrain: generally hilly, volcanic interiors.
Climate: Tropical; ameliorated by northeast trade winds.