Town and Region
Iglesia Sagrado Corazon (c.1903)
|Elevation||157 m (515 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC-4 (AST)|
Savaneta is a town and region in southeastern Aruba. Until 1797, it was the island's capital city. It is home to the island's oldest surviving home, a 150-year-old cas di torto, or mud hut. It is also the location of the Marine Barracks Savaneta, which is a base for the Royal Netherlands Navy, the Netherlands Marine Corps, the Netherlands Coastguard, and the Aruban Military. The Savaneta region has an estimated area of 27.76 square kilometers and 11518 inhabitants according to the 2010 census.
- Aruba Central Bureau of Statistics (September 29, 2010). Fifth Population and Housing Census, 2010: Selected Tables (PDF) (Report). p. 75. Retrieved May 9, 2017.
- "Guide to Savaneta, Aruba - Things to Do, Hotels, Resorts & Restaurants". Retrieved 2018-06-04.
- "Biografie Guillfred F. Besaril" (PDF). Aruba Huis (in Dutch). Retrieved 13 October 2020.