How New York was named in the past?

Columbia
New Amsterdam
Haarlem
New London
In 1625 the Dutch es­tab­lished the Nieuw Am­s­ter­dam housing estate in Man­hat­tan. The English won it in 1664 and renamed it New York. In 1673, the Dutch again regained the city, but gave the English a year later in exchange for the recog­ni­tion of the rights to Suri­name.

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flagSwitzerland
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flagthe Netherlands
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flagBelgium
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flagthe United Arab Emirates
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flagAustria
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flagSpain
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flagItaly
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flagthe United States
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flagDenmark
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flagGermany
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flagPoland
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flagFinland
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flagthe United Kingdom
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flagRepublic of Ireland
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flagCanada
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women69%
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71%
69%
Haarlem
8%
9%
New London
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Author: Katarzyna Dąbrowska
Illustration: Alan Turkus
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