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== Former Dutch Colonies ==
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◄ [[The_Netherlands|Netherlands Homepage]] <br>
  
{{Wikipedia|Dutch Empire|Dutch Colonial Empire}}
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== Former Dutch Colonies  ==
  
'''North America:'''
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{{Wikipedia|Dutch Empire|Dutch Colonial Empire}}
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Netherlands New Netherlands] (Nieuw-Amsterdam / [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_York New York])
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* Acadia
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'''Caribbean:'''
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'''North America:'''  
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anegada Anegada]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Walcheren New Walcheren] ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tobago Tobago])
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Croix Saint Croix]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tortola Tortola], originally Tor Tholen (New Tholen)
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tortuga Virgin Gorda] of the coast of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haiti Haiti]
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'''South America:'''
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Netherlands New Netherlands] (Nieuw-Amsterdam / [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_York New York])  
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berbice Berbice] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guyana] (Guyana)
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*Acadia
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demerara Demerara]
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*Lewes, Sussex, Delaware
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dutch_Guiana Dutch Guiana] ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suriname Suriname])  
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Essequibo Essequibo]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Holland New Holland] ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brazil Brazil] - Half the capitanas)
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'''Africa:'''
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'''Caribbean:'''  
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angola Angola] ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luanda Luanda], Sonyo and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cabinda_(province) Cabinda])
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arguin Arguin Island (in [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mauritania Mauritania])
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dutch_Gold_Coast Dutch Gold Coast] (settlements along coast of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghana Ghana], including El Mina)
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goree Goree] (in [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Senegal Senegal])
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mo%C3%A7ambique Moçambique] (Delagoa Bay)
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sao_Tom%C3%A9 Sao Tomé]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Africa South Africa]. The Dutch [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cape_Colony Cape Colony] (Kaapstad / [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cape_Town Cape Town])
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'''Indian Ocean:'''
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anegada Anegada]
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mauritius Mauritius]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Walcheren New Walcheren] ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tobago Tobago])
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Croix Saint Croix]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tortola Tortola], originally Tor Tholen (New Tholen)
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tortuga Virgin Gorda] of the coast of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haiti Haiti]
  
'''Middle East''':
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'''South America:'''  
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mesopotamia Mesopotamia]([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iraq Iraq], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al_Basrah Al Basrah])
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jemen Jemen], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al_Mukha Al Mukha] (Mocca)
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'''Indian Subcontinent'''
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berbice Berbice] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guyana] (Guyana)  
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bengalen Bengalen] ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bangladesh Bangladesh])  
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demerara Demerara]  
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burma Burma] (Myanmar) (Mrohaung (Arakan), Siriangh, Syriam, Ava, Martaban)
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dutch_Guiana Dutch Guiana] ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suriname Suriname])
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ceylon Ceylon]  
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Essequibo Essequibo]  
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/India India] ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suratte Suratte], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malabar Malabar], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coromandel Coromandel])
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Holland New Holland] ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brazil Brazil] - Half the capitanas)
  
'''Asia-Pasific:'''
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'''Africa:'''  
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dutch_East_Indies Dutch East Indies]([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesia Indonesia])
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malacca Malacca]
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* [http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Molukken Molukken] or [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maluku_Islands Maluku Islands]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taiwan Taiwan] (Tayowan)
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tonkin Tonkin]/[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annam Annam] ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam Vietnam]) (Tonkin, Hoi An)
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The country of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_zealand New Zealand] was named after the province [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zeeland Zeeland] in the Netherlands and the island of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tasman Tasman] was named after the Dutch explorer [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abel_Tasman Abel Tasman] who discovered and mapped out most of New Zealand, Australia and Tasman.
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angola Angola] ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luanda Luanda], Sonyo and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cabinda_(province) Cabinda])
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arguin Arguin Island (in [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mauritania Mauritania])
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dutch_Gold_Coast Dutch Gold Coast] (settlements along coast of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghana Ghana], including El Mina)
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goree Goree] (in [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Senegal Senegal])
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mo%C3%A7ambique Moçambique] (Delagoa Bay)
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sao_Tom%C3%A9 Sao Tomé]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Africa South Africa]. The Dutch [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cape_Colony Cape Colony] (Kaapstad / [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cape_Town Cape Town])
  
The country of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australia Australia] was also called [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australia#History New Holland]. The first recorded European sighting of the Australian mainland was made by the Dutch navigator [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willem_Janszoon Willem Janszoon], who sighted the coast of Cape York Peninsula in 1606. Willem Jansz. sailed on the ship [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duyfken Duyfken]. During the 17th century, the Dutch charted the whole of the western and northern coastlines of what they called New Holland, but they made no attempt at settlement.
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'''Indian Ocean:'''
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mauritius Mauritius]
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'''Middle East''':
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mesopotamia Mesopotamia] ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iraq Iraq], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al_Basrah Al Basrah])
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jemen Jemen], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al_Mukha Al Mukha] (Mocca)
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'''Indian Subcontinent'''
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bengalen Bengalen] ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bangladesh Bangladesh])
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burma Burma] (Myanmar) (Mrohaung (Arakan), Siriangh, Syriam, Ava, Martaban)
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ceylon Ceylon]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/India India] ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suratte Suratte], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malabar Malabar], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coromandel Coromandel])
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'''Asia-Pasific:'''
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dutch_East_Indies Dutch East Indies]([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesia Indonesia])
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malacca Malacca]
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*[http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Molukken Molukken] or [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maluku_Islands Maluku Islands]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taiwan Taiwan] (Tayowan)
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tonkin Tonkin]/[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annam Annam] ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam Vietnam]) (Tonkin, Hoi An)
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The country of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_zealand New Zealand] was named after the province [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zeeland Zeeland] in the Netherlands and the island of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tasman Tasman] was named after the Dutch explorer [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abel_Tasman Abel Tasman] who discovered and mapped out most of New Zealand, Australia and Tasman.
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The country of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australia Australia] was also called [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australia#History New Holland]. The first recorded European sighting of the Australian mainland was made by the Dutch navigator [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willem_Janszoon Willem Janszoon], who sighted the coast of Cape York Peninsula in 1606. Willem Jansz. sailed on the ship [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duyfken Duyfken]. During the 17th century, the Dutch charted the whole of the western and northern coastlines of what they called New Holland, but they made no attempt at settlement.  
  
 
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Former Dutch Colonies

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Indian Ocean:

Middle East:

Indian Subcontinent

Asia-Pasific:

The country of New Zealand was named after the province Zeeland in the Netherlands and the island of Tasman was named after the Dutch explorer Abel Tasman who discovered and mapped out most of New Zealand, Australia and Tasman.

The country of Australia was also called New Holland. The first recorded European sighting of the Australian mainland was made by the Dutch navigator Willem Janszoon, who sighted the coast of Cape York Peninsula in 1606. Willem Jansz. sailed on the ship Duyfken. During the 17th century, the Dutch charted the whole of the western and northern coastlines of what they called New Holland, but they made no attempt at settlement.


 

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