Both Kokolishi & DG's story began on a precious island called Curaçao, while sharing and supporting each others brands for a while now. We both came across this problem having to explain over and over again where this island is located.
So it started...How can we tell people about Curaçao, without telling them about Curaçao, well here it is, Sharing our beloved Curaçao through brownies by DG with a one of a kind illustrated box filled with Curaçao fun facts. to top it of you landed on this beautiful website to find out more about Curaçao.
BON BINÍ (Welcome)
Willemstad is the capital city of Curaçao and one of the most iconic sights of the Caribbean. Its top tourist attractions are the Handelskade, the ever-bustling food markets and the old pontoon bridge (known to locals as “The Swinging Old Lady”). Come and discover for yourself why Willemstad is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The official languages of Curaçao are Papiamentu, Dutch and English. Papiamentu, the most widely spoken language, developed as slaves from different origins arrived on Curaçao from different lands. It emerged from African languages, Spanish, Dutch, French, Portuguese, English and Arawak. Unlike other Creole languages, Papiamentu is spoken through all levels of society. Dutch, Spanish and English are also widely spoken today. In general, visitors can easily get by in English.
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15 fun facts about Curaçao
Major industries include tourism, oil, and offshore banking
Currency: The Netherlands-Antillean Guilder, abbreviated as Nafl. or ANG. Fixed exchange rate of US$1 = 1.80 Nafl
Cars drive on the right side of the street in Curaçao. The traffic rules are almost the same as in the US and Canada
Southern part of the Caribbean Sea. Curaçao is located between the islands of Aruba and Bonaire, 60 km / 40 miles north of Venezuela.
Four Languages are widely spoken: Papiamentu, English, Dutch and Spanish.
Average Temperature of 30oC / 86oF year round
11. FRESH WATER
Tap water in Curaçao is of excellent quality and can be drunk directly from the tap
Curaçao is on the Atlantic time zone (GMT -4). The remains the same throughout the year
Total surface area: 444 sq. km/171 sq. miles, 64 km/ 39.7 miles long and 16 km/ 9.9 miles wide.
Curaçao is an autonomous country within the Dutch Kingdom since October 10, 2010
Religion: predominantly Roman Catholic (80%) Others: Jewish, Protestant and Muslim
The main voltage in Curaçao is 110-130 Volt / 50 Hz
A ‘live and let live’ attitude - Curaçao welcomes visitors of all races, orientations, and religions with a “live and let live” philosophy.
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