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National Country Symbols Of Saint Barthelemy

National Country Symbols Of Saint Barthelemy Introduction:Saint Barthelemy Discovered in 1493 by Christopher COLUMBUS who named it for his brother Bartolomeo, Saint Barthelemy was first settled by the French in 1648. In 1784, the French sold the island to Sweden, who renamed the largest town Gustavia, after the Swedish King GUSTAV III, and made it …

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National Country Symbols Of Cayman Islands

National Country Symbols Of Cayman Islands Introduction:Cayman Islands The Cayman Islands were colonized from Jamaica by the British during the 18th and 19th centuries and were administered by Jamaica after 1863. In 1959, the islands became a territory within the Federation of the West Indies. When the Federation dissolved in 1962, the Cayman Islands chose …

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National Symbols Of Australia and Oceania Countries

The “continent” of Australia/Oceania is a somewhat artifical construct, designed to link together the continental landmass of Australia with the huge number of widely scattered islands across the Pacific Ocean. Area: 8 600 000 km2 (3 300 000 mi2) Population: 35 million Highest Point: Puncak Jaya (Carstensz Pyramid 4884 m/16 023 ft), Papua Province, Indonesia …

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National Country Symbols Of Zimbabwe

National Country Symbols Of Zimbabwe Introduction:Zimbabwe The UK annexed Southern Rhodesia from the [British] South Africa Company in 1923. A 1961 constitution was formulated that favored whites in power. In 1965 the government unilaterally declared its independence, but the UK did not recognize the act and demanded more complete voting rights for the black African …

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