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Curaçao is an island in the Caribbean Sea, just a short distance north of the Venezuelan Paraguaná Peninsula, and it forms a part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

The largest ethnic group belongs to the Afro-Caribbean group with about 85% of the entire population (also includes mulattos). The remaining 15-20% are people of mainly European (mainly Dutch) descent, but there is also Asians, Arabs, and others.

The island broke off from the Netherlands Antilles in 2010.