Monday, December 21, 2009
Run Island (Indonesia) = Manhattan (usa)
Manhattan, New York, never exchanged one island in Indonesia. Run Island of Indonesia has had once so famous and hotly contested many countries. The extent of the island is only 3x1 km square was located in the constellation Banda Islands, Maluku Sea waters. In 1667, the Dutch seized the Run from the UK. Instead, countries that suffered the fever of this spice island mortgage east coast colonies in the Americas, namely New Amsterdam or Manhattan, which has an area 20 times the island of Run.
Run is a small and remote. But it was the only Dutch ambition that has not been solved. Island of nutmeg trees are so valuable, but the Dutch lost quickly from the UK. First country to find the Run in 1603.Thirteen years later, the British sent Captain Nathaniel Courthope to prevent the Dutch claimed the island. Contracts offered to Courthope Run residents will be independent islands under United Kingdom.
However, the Dutch were relentless curiosity. During the four years the country's fleet, and eventually surrounded the Run Courthope killed in 1620. England surrendered without resistance. Through an agreement called Breda, the UK was willing to leave the Run and eligible for Manhattan who was then a Dutch colony.
Forward to the 21st century, Manhattan has grown to be the largest business center and most populous region of the United States. Large companies until the UN chose Manhattan as the headquarters. Meanwhile, the Run Island still not much changed, still a remote island with few inhabitants that floated in the Banda Sea (Indonesia Raya)
For my own island gave pride Run For people Indonesia highway, because the island so beautiful that it became seizure Run a foreign country .. so, who was People Indonesia raya to preserve the beautiful nature of this.
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