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Located 20 miles off the Venezuelan coast, Aruba is the most southwestern island of the Caribbean archipelago. Aruba has an area of 70 square miles and an official population of more than 95,000. More than 90% of Arubans are Christians. According to the 2006 CIA Factbook, Roman Catholics constitute more than 81% of the population, Protestants are 9%, and Hindus, Muslims, Buddhists, and Jews make up 6%; those professing “none or other” make up 4%. There are 743 Jehovah's Witnesses and 460 Seventh-Day Adventists on the island. Prominent religious buildings include the following: Beth Israel Synagogue, Bible-Way Baptist Church, Church of Christ, a Mormon church, Evangelical Church of San Nicolas, Community Church, Iglesia Evangelica Pentecostal, Holy Cross Anglican Church, a Methodist church, New Apostolic ...

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