From then on the Portuguese referred to this as Ilha da Curação (Island of Healing).

"Another explanation is that it is derived from the Portuguese word for heart (coração), referring to the island as a centre in trade." Unstressed o in Continental Portuguese are usually pronounced [u], so the Portuguese word for heart, coração, is actually pronounced [kurɐsãw].

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According to some accounts, Portuguese sailors who were ill were left at the island now known as Curaçao.

When their ship returned, they had recovered, likely cured from scurvy, probably after eating fruit with vitamin C.

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It has a population of over 160,000 in an area of 444 square kilometres (171 square miles), and its capital is Willemstad.

Before the dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles on 10 October 2010, Curaçao was administered as the "Island Territory of Curaçao" In the 16th and 17th centuries, sailors on long voyages would get scurvy from lack of vitamin C.

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The modern town consists of several distinct historic districts whose architecture reflects not only European urban-planning concepts but also styles from the Netherlands and from the Spanish and Portuguese colonial towns with which Willemstad engaged in trade.