East indies on world map. It was once part of the route for a slave trade known as the oriental or eastern slave trade. A multimedia atlas of world history with animated historical maps. The east indies or the indies are the lands of south and southeast asia. Metropolitan archdiocese primatial see of the east.
Chronology 5 jun 1596 first dutch arrival in the east indies. 4 feb 1942 31 mar 1942. Paradise islands grants permission for diagram to be copied or downloaded for personal use or school projects only. The indian ocean stretches between the east coast of africa and the west coast of india.
31 jul 1498 trinidad discovered and claimed for spain by. Of those 13 are independent island countries shown in red on the map and some are dependencies or overseas territories of other nations. Map of the dutch east indies showing its territorial expansion from 1800 to its fullest extent prior to japanese occupation in 1942. South and east asia.
657429 catholics 310. In a more restricted sense the indies can be used to refer to the islands of southeast asia especially the indonesian archipelago and the philippine archipelago. The caribbean long referred to as the west indies includes more than 7000 islands. Trinidad and tobago index.