Saba

Saba
—  Public body of the Netherlands  —
Motto: "Remis Velisque" (Latin)
"With oars and sails" (English)
Anthem: "Saba you rise from the ocean"
Location of  Saba  (orange)in the Caribbean  (light yellow)
Location of  Saba  (orange)

in the Caribbean  (light yellow)

Map showing location of Saba relative to St. Eustatius and St. Martin.
Map showing location of Saba relative to St. Eustatius and St. Martin.
CountryNetherlands
Capital
(and largest city)
The Bottom
17°38′N 63°15′W / 17°38′N 63°15′W / The Bottom)
Official language(s)Dutch
Recognised regional languagesEnglish[1]
GovernmentSee Politics of the Netherlands
 - MonarchWillem-Alexander
 - Lt. GovernorJonathan Johnson
Area
 - Total13 km2 
5 sq mi 
Population
 - 2012[2] census1,971 
 - Density140/km2 
362.6/sq mi
CurrencyUS dollar (USD)
Time zoneAST (UTC−4)
Internet TLD.an,[3] .nl
Calling code+599-4

Saba (spoken as "Sah-ba") is the smallest island of the Caribbean Netherlands and the former Netherlands Antilles. It is a 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.

Saba has a land area of 13 km² (5 sq. miles). At the 2001 Netherlands Antilles census, 1,349 people lived there. In 2004, about 1,424 people lived there.

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Other Languages
Afrikaans: Saba
Alemannisch: Saba (Insel)
العربية: سابا (جزيرة)
aragonés: Saba
azərbaycanca: Saba
Bân-lâm-gú: Saba
беларуская: Саба
български: Саба
Boarisch: Saba
bosanski: Saba
brezhoneg: Saba
català: Illa de Saba
čeština: Saba
Deutsch: Saba (Insel)
eesti: Saba saar
English: Saba
español: Isla de Saba
Esperanto: Saba
euskara: Saba
فارسی: سیبا
føroyskt: Saba
français: Saba
Frysk: Saba
Gagauz: Saba
galego: Saba
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: Saba
한국어: 사바섬
Հայերեն: Սաբա կղզի
hrvatski: Saba
Bahasa Indonesia: Saba
italiano: Saba (isola)
עברית: סאבא
қазақша: Саба (арал)
Kiswahili: Saba (kisiwa)
latviešu: Saba
lietuvių: Saba
Limburgs: Saba
magyar: Saba
македонски: Саба
Nederlands: Saba
日本語: サバ島
Nordfriisk: Saaba
norsk: Saba (øy)
occitan: Saba
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ: ਸਾਬਾ
پنجابی: سابا
Papiamentu: Saba
português: Saba
română: Saba
русский: Саба (остров)
Scots: Saba
српски / srpski: Саба
Basa Sunda: Saba
svenska: Saba (ö)
தமிழ்: சேபா
ไทย: ซาบา
Türkçe: Saba (ada)
українська: Саба (острів)
اردو: سابا
Tiếng Việt: Saba
West-Vlams: Saba
粵語: 薩巴島
中文: 薩巴