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This article is about the Black population of the Netherlands. For the ethnonym in the United States, see Black-Dutch. For the extinct Creole language, see Negerhollands.
Regions with significant populations
South Holland, North Holland, Flevoland, Utrecht, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, Saba, other urban areas
mostly Dutch

Afro-Dutch are residents of the Netherlands who are of Black African or Afro-Caribbean ancestry. Afro-Dutch tend to hail from the former and present Dutch overseas territories of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Sint Maarten and Suriname. The Netherlands also has sizable Cape Verdean and other African communities.

Notable Afro-Dutch[edit]

Related Bibliography[edit]

Appiah, Kwame Anthony and Gates, Henry Louis, Jr.(1999). Africana: the Encyclopedia of African and African American Experience. Basic Civitas Books, pp. 1413–1416. ISBN 0-465-00071-1.

Blacks in the Dutch World: The Evolution of Racial Imagery in a Modern


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