|— Public body of the Netherlands —|
|Motto: "Remis Velisque" (Latin)
"With oars and sails" (English)
|Anthem: "Saba you rise from the ocean"
(and largest city)
|Recognised regional languages||English|
|Government||See Politics of the Netherlands|
|-||Lt. Governor||Jonathan Johnson|
5 sq mi
|Currency||US dollar (
|Time zone||AST (UTC−4)|
|Internet TLD||.an, .nl|
Saba (spoken as "Sah-ba") is the smallest island of the Caribbean Netherlands and the former Netherlands Antilles. It is a special municipality (public body) of the Netherlands. It lies at 17°38′N 63°14′W. It is mostly made up of Mount Scenery (877 m), the highest point of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Scenery is a dormant volcano.
Gallery[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- English can be used in relations with the government
"Invoeringswet openbare lichamen Bonaire, Sint Eustatius en Saba" (in Dutch). wetten.nl. Retrieved 2012-10-14.
- "Bevolkingsontwikkeling Caribisch Nedoerland; geboorte, sterfte, migratie" (in Dutch). Central Bureau of Statistics. 2012. Retrieved 2012-12-13.
- The domain for the Netherlands Antilles has remained active after its dissolution. The ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code BQ was established for the entity "Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, Saba". ("ISO 3166-1 decoding table". International Organization for Standardization. Retrieved 2010-12-17.) An Internet ccTLD has however not been established by the IANA, and it is unknown if it will be opened for registration.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Saba's Tourist Bureau homepage
- Saba Conservation Foundation's homepage
- Saba Ferry Dawn II
- Saba (N.A.): Bos en nationale parken. 54pp.
- Saba University School of Medicine
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