Fort Zeelandia

Fort Zeelandia may refer to one of four forts, three built by the Dutch and the other renamed by them:

  • Fort Zeelandia (Taiwan) (the island was then called Formosa)
  • Fort Zeelandia (Paramaribo), in Suriname, originally built by the English and called Fort Willoughby
  • Fort Zeelandia (Guyana)
  • Fort Zeelandia (Benin)

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Battle Of Liaoluo Bay - Aftermath
... In response, Liu blockaded the Dutch fort of Zeelandia in 1634 ... Massacre Guo Huaiyi Rebellion Siege of Fort Zeelandia Places Villages Bakloan Dalivo Favorlang Kelang Longkiau Mattau Pangsoia Pimaba Sakam Sinkan Soulang Tampsuy Tamsuy Tevorang Tirosen ...
Anping District - Attractions
... Fort Zeelandia When the Dutch occupied Tayoan, they built the first castle in Taiwan called Fort Zeelandia ... Over the years, Fort Zeelandia had several name changes and is currently known as Anping Castle ...
Fort Zeelandia (Guyana)
... Fort Zeelandia is located on Fort Island, a fluvial island of the Essequibo River delta in the Essequibo Islands-West Demerara region of Guyana ... Not to be confused with Fort Zeelandia in Paramaribo, Suriname, the current brick fort was built in 1743 for the Essequibo colony, replacing an earlier wooden fort built in 1726, and is among the oldest ... The fort replaced Fort Kyk-Over-Al as the capital of Essequibo in 1739 ...
Tainan - History - Dutch Colony
... In 1624 he established a small fort named 'Orange' on the sandy peninsula of Tayouan (now part of mainland Taiwan, in the modern-day district of Anping) ... The fort was then expanded and renamed Fort Zeelandia ... the first authority to claim control of the whole of Taiwan Island, with Fort Zeelandia as the seat of government ...
Fort Zeelandia (Taiwan) - The Dutch Surrender
... On 9 February, Frederick Coyett officially surrendered the fort and led the remaining Dutch forces and civilians back to Batavia by sea, ending 38 years of Dutch colonial ... of the Dutch East India Company Painting showing the environment of inner Fort Zeelandia A drawing of the view and structure of the Fort Zeelandia A color ...

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