Sint Maarten #D-13 (2011)

Sint Maarten #D-13 (2011)

Sint Maarten is an island country in the Caribbean. It is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. With a population of 33,609 on an area of 13 square miles (34 square kilometers), it encompasses the southern 40% of the divided island of Saint Martin, while the northern 60% of the island constitutes the French overseas collectivity of Saint-Martin. Sint Maarten’s capital is … Continue reading Sint Maarten #D-13 (2011)

Curaçao #165 (1943)

Curaçao #165 (1943)

The Colony of Curaçao and Dependencies (Kolonie Curaçao en onderhorigheden) was a Dutch colony from 1815 until 1828 and from 1845 until 1936. Between 1936 and 1948, the area was officially known as the Territory of Curaçao (Gebiedsdeel Curaçao), and after 1948 as the Netherlands Antilles (Nederlandse Antillen). With the proclamation of the Charter for the Kingdom of the Netherlands on December 15, 1954, the … Continue reading Curaçao #165 (1943)

Aruba #266 (2005)

Aruba #266 (2005)

The island of Aruba is one of four countries (along with the Netherlands, Curaçao and Sint Maarten) that comprise the Kingdom of the Netherlands.  It is located in the southern Caribbean Sea about 990 miles (1,600 kilometers) west of the main part of the Lesser Antilles and 18 miles (29 kilometers) north of the coast of Venezuela.  Lying outside of Hurricane Alley, Aruba forms a group with … Continue reading Aruba #266 (2005)