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Curaçao and Bonaire are two Caribbean islands

Bonaire (pop. 12,000) is an island in the Netherlands Antilles. Together with Aruba and Curaçao it forms a group referred to as the ABC islands. While English, Papiamento and Spanish are commonly spoken, the official language is Dutch.

Bonaire is one of the best places in the world for .
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Bonaire is one of the best places in the world for shore diving.
Exploiting its natural topography, Bonaire has been a major supplier of salt to the USA for many years, and continues to do so through the flooding of flat-lands with sea water. It is also famed for its flamingo populations and its donkey sanctuary. Bonaire is world renowned for its excellent scuba diving. The island is ringed by a coral reef that is easily accessible from the shore along the Western and Southern sides.

Bonaire Washington Park, located at the north side of the island, is a ecological preserve. The highest point of Bonaire, Brandaris, located within this preserve has a complete view of the island.

Lac Bay on the eastern side of the island is a windsurfer's paradise. Locals Taty and Tonky Frans in 2004 were ranked in the top five of the world's freestyle windsurfing professionals.

Klein Bonaire is a small, uninhabited islet just off the coast of the main island, within the rough crescent formed by the main island.

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Banded coral shrimp resting under some Bonaire coral.

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Bonaire is also a place in the state of Georgia. See Bonaire, Georgia.

In addition, with a somewhat different spelling there is Bon Air, Virginia.eo:Bonaire de:Bonaire nl:Bonaire pl:Bonaire tr:Bonaire

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