The Netherlands Antilles Genealogy

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== Getting started with The Netherlands Antilles research  ==
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The Nederlandse Antillen (The Netherlands Antilles) are part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, consisting of the West Indies islands of Curaçao, Bonaire, and formerly Aruba off the north coast of Venezuela in the Caribbean Sea, and Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten (part French), east of the US Virgin Islands. For more historical and geographical information see: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Netherlands_Antilles Netherlands Antilles]
  
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The capital city of The Netherlands Antilles is [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willemstad,_Netherlands_Antilles Willemstad]
  
Cambodia is divided into 3 municipalities [Keb, Penh and Preah Seihanu (Sihanoukville)] and 20 provinces; Banteay Mean Cheay, Batdambang, Kampong Cham, Kampong Chhnang, Kampong Spoe, Kampong Thum, Kampot, Kandal, Kaoh Kong, Krachen, Mondol Kiri, Otdar Mean Cheay, Pouthisat, Preah Vihear, Prey Veng, Rotanah Kiri, Siem Reab, Stoeng Treng, Svay Rieng, and Takev. However, most Cambodians consider themselves to be Khmers, descendants of the Angkor Empire that extended over much of Southeast Asia and reached its zenith between the 10th and 13th centuries. Cambodia became part of French Indochina in 1887. Following Japanese occupation in World War II, Cambodia gained full independence from France in 1953.
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The countries motto is: Libertate unanimus (Latin: "Unified by freedom")  
  
 
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Revision as of 06:27, 13 May 2012

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Getting started with The Netherlands Antilles research

The Nederlandse Antillen (The Netherlands Antilles) are part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, consisting of the West Indies islands of Curaçao, Bonaire, and formerly Aruba off the north coast of Venezuela in the Caribbean Sea, and Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten (part French), east of the US Virgin Islands. For more historical and geographical information see: Netherlands Antilles

The capital city of The Netherlands Antilles is Willemstad

The countries motto is: Libertate unanimus (Latin: "Unified by freedom")

Jurisdictions

Islands

Research Tools

Strategies

Introduction to Antilles Search Strategies

A wonderful web-site for doing research in the Antilles is:

Another great site is:

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