Island territories of the Netherlands Antilles

The island territories of the Netherlands Antilles (Dutch: eilandgebieden) were the top-level administrative subdivisions of the Netherlands Antilles. The government of each island territory consisted of three major parts:[1]

Island territories of the
Netherlands Antilles
  • Also known as:
  • Eilandgebieden (Dutch)
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LocationNetherlands Antilles
Created
  • 3 March 1951
Abolished
  • 10 October 2010
Number
  • 1951–1982: 4 island territories
  • 1983–1985: 6 island territories
  • 1986–2010: 5 island territories
AreasMinimum: Saba, 13 km2 (5 sq mi)
Maximum: Curaçao, 444 km2 (171 sq mi)
Government
Subdivisions

List of island territoriesEdit

Flag Timespan Capital Area
1951–1982 1983–1985 1986–2010
  Aruba Status aparte since 1986 180 km2 (69 sq mi)
  Bonaire 294 km2 (114 sq mi)
  Curaçao 444 km2 (171 sq mi)
  Windward Islands Saba 13 km2 (5.0 sq mi)
  Sint Eustatius 21 km2 (8.1 sq mi)
  Sint Maarten 34 km2 (13 sq mi)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Helsdingen, W. H. van (1951). "De zelfstandigheid der eilandgebieden in de Nederlandse Antillen" [The autonomy of the island territories in the Netherlands Antilles]. De West-Indische Gids. 32: 193–205. ISSN 0372-7289. Retrieved 12 March 2021.