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Q: What country in south west Asia was once known as the Dutch east Indies?
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Which country in south Asia was once known as the dutch east indies?


What is the South East Asian island controlled by dutch called?

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Where did people from the Netherland the dutch have their colonies?

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I think the only country that speaks Dutch in South America is Suriname.

In what south American country is the dutch the official language?

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What is the independent country in south america and dutch is the official language?

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What South American country was colonized by the Netherlands?

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