Aruba is an island of the Lesser Antilles in the southern Caribbean Sea. An autonomous region within the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Unlike much of the Caribbean region, Aruba has a dry climate and an arid, cactus-strewn landscape. This climate has helped tourism as visitors to the island can reliably expect warm, sunny weather.
The florin (sign: Afl.; code: AWG) is the currency of Aruba. It is subdivided into 100 cents. The florin was introduced in 1986, replacing the Netherlands Antillean guilder at par.
The florin was introduced in 1986, replacing the Netherlands Antillean guilder at par. The currency has maintained the peg inherited from the gulden of 1.79 florin 1 U.S. dollar.