Dutch East Indies

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Netherlands East Indies
Nederlands-Oost-Indië
Hindia-Belanda
Dutch colony

 

1800–1942
1945–1950a

 

 

Banner Coat of arms
Cairt o the Dutch East Indies shawin its territorial expansion frae 1800 tae its fullest extent prior tae Japanese occupation in 1942.
Caipital Batavia (nou Jakarta)
Leid(s) Indonesian
Dutch
Indigenous leids
Releegion Sunni Islam
Christianity
Hinduism
Buddhism
Government Colonial administration
Govrenor-General
 − 1800–1801 (first) Pieter G. van Overstraten
 − 1949 (last) A. H. J. Lovinka
History
 - VOC era 1603–1800
 - VOC nationalised 1 Januar 1800
 - Japanese occupation[1] Feb 1942 – Aug 1945
 - Unthirldom proclaimed 17 August 1945
 - Dutch recogneetion as the Autonomous Republic within the Netherlands 27 December 1949
 - Unthirldom frae the Netherlands efter Unitit Indonesian States Dissolved 17 August 1950
Population
 − 1930 est. 60,727,233 
Siller Dutch East Indies gulden
The day pairt o Banner o Indonesie Indonesia
Wairnin: Value specified for "continent" daes nae comply

The Dutch East Indies (or Netherlands East Indies; Dutch: Nederlands-Oost-Indië; Indonesian: Hindia-Belanda) wis a Dutch colony that acame modren Indonesie follaein Warld War II. It wis furmed frae the naitionalised colonies o the Dutch East Indie Company, which came unner the admeenistration o the Dutch govrenment in 1800 till 1950 while Indonesie declared Unthirldom frae the Netherlands tae Commemorate the 5t Anniversary o Unthirldom frae Japan as Unrecognised State efter Unitit Indonesian States Dissolved.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Friend (1942), Vickers (2003), Ricklefs (1991), Reid (1974), Taylor (2003).