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Netherlands Antilles
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Nederlandse Antillen
Antias Hulandes

Nederlands Nederlandse Antillen

De Nederlandse Antillen waren een land binnen het Koninkrijk der Nederlanden, bestaande uit zes, later vijf, eilanden in de Caraïbische Zee behorende tot twee eilandengroepen van de Kleine Antillen. De hoofdstad en tevens verreweg de grootste stad van de Nederlandse Antillen is Willemstad op het eiland ► Curaçao. De Antillen bestonden verder uit ► Aruba (tot 1986), ► Bonaire, ► Sint Maarten, ► Saba en ► Sint Eustatius.

Papiamentu Antias Hulandes

E Antias Hulandes òf Antias Neerlandes ta parti di e Antias Menor i ta konsistí di dos grupo di isla den Laman Karibe ku ta forma parti di Reino Hulandes.

English Netherlands Antilles - Netherlands Antilles

The Netherlands Antilles were part of the Lesser Antilles and consist of two groups of islands in the Caribbean Sea: Curaçao and Bonaire (just off the ► Venezuelan coast near ► Aruba), and ► Sint Eustatius, ► Saba and the ► southern part of Saint Martin Island (located southeast of the ► Virgin Islands and near ► Anguilla, ► Saint Kitts and Nevis and ► Guadeloupe). It has a border with France at ► Saint-Martin. The islands formed an autonomous part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

The Netherlands Antilles dissolved on 10-10-2010. Two of the five islands areas became separate countries inside the kingdom: ► Curaçao and ► Sint Maarten, the other three islands became municipalities of the Netherlands.


Short name Netherlands Antilles
Official name Netherlands Antilles
Status Country inside the Kingdom of the ► Netherlands, Dutch since the 17th century
Location Caribbean
Capital Willemstad
Population 183,000 inhabitants
Area 960 km²
Major language(s) Dutch, Papiamentu and English
Major religion(s) Roman Catholicism and Protestantism
More information Netherlands Antilles, Geography of the Netherlands Antilles, History of the Netherlands Antilles and Politics of the Netherlands Antilles
More images Netherlands Antilles - Netherlands Antilles (Category).

General maps

Nt-map.png Map of the Netherlands Antilles
Kaart van de Nederlandse Antillen
Netherlands Antilles-CIA WFB Map (1985).png Map of the Netherlands Antilles before Aruba left in 1986

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