Noord

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Noord
Noord is located in Aruba
Noord
Noord
Location in Aruba
Coordinates: 12°34′N 70°02′W / 12.567°N 70.033°W / 12.567; -70.033Coordinates: 12°34′N 70°02′W / 12.567°N 70.033°W / 12.567; -70.033
Country Kingdom of the Netherlands
Constituent country Aruba

Noord is a town in Aruba (a part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands). It is part of the Noord/Tanki Leendert administrative unit of Aruba, which has a population of 16,944 as of 2000. By now, it is the town with the greatest population. This town is known for its low rise and high rise hotels, restaurants, beaches, malls, the California Lighthouse, and other places of attraction.

Noord is perhaps best known in the United States as the birthplace of Major League Baseball pitcher Sidney Ponson.