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== Getting started with The Netherlands Antilles research  ==
 
== 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: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Netherlands_Antilles Netherlands Antilles]
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The Nederlandse Antillen (The Netherlands Antilles) was a former autonomous part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, consisting of the West Indies islands of Curaçao, Bonaire, and formerly Aruba—all 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.  
  
The capital city of The Netherlands Antilles is [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willemstad,_Netherlands_Antilles Willemstad]
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As of October 2010, the country no longer exists. For more historical and geographical information see:  
  
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The countries motto is: Libertate unanimus (Latin: "Unified by freedom")
 
  
 
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Getting started with The Netherlands Antilles research

The Nederlandse Antillen (The Netherlands Antilles) was a former autonomous part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, consisting of the West Indies islands of Curaçao, Bonaire, and formerly Aruba—all 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.

As of October 2010, the country no longer exists. For more historical and geographical information see:

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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