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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.
Country Netherlands
Capital
(and largest city)
The Bottom
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Official language(s) Dutch
Recognised regional languages English
Government See Politics of the Netherlands
 -  Monarch Willem-Alexander
 -  Lt. Governor Jonathan Johnson
Area
 -  Total 13 km2 
5 sq mi 
Population
 -  2012 census 1,971 
 -  Density 140/km2 
362.6/sq mi
Currency US dollar (USD)
Time zone AST (UTC−4)
Internet TLD .an, .nl
Calling code +599-4

Saba (spoken as "Sah-ba") is the smallest island of the Netherlands Antilles. It is at 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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