Venezuela: The Gulf of Paria was
discovered by Columbus in 8/1498 and in 1499 Alonso
de Ojeda named the lands surrounding Lake Maracaibo
Venezuela or Little Venice ...
* Matuna, La
* San Basilio: A kingdom founded in Nueva
Granada (today Colombia and Venezuela) by escaped
slave Benkos Bioho in 1526. The kingdom had 3,000
people and lasted until 1686 ...
Vietnam: The Kingdom of Annam was
founded in 2874 BC. The modern kingdom was unified in
1788 by the King of Hue, titled Emperor of Annam
since 1802 ...
Above: Vietnam imperial flag