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Indochina 1886
Indochina 1886

Indochina, or the Indochinese Peninsula, is a region in Southeast Asia. It lies roughly east of India, south of China. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 453 × 599 pixel Image in higher resolution (1573 × 2079 pixel, file size: 875 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Indochina, map of 1886 File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 453 × 599 pixel Image in higher resolution (1573 × 2079 pixel, file size: 875 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Indochina, map of 1886 File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not... Year 1886 (MDCCCLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The definition of continental subregions in use by the United Nations. ... Location of Southeast Asia Southeast Asia is a subregion of Asia. ...


Note that the term Sino-Indian is used to describe things relating to India and China. (e.g. Sino-Indian relations). The term Indochina is exclusively used to denote the region that comprises modern-day Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam.


Historically, the countries of Southeast Asia received cultural influence from China and India, but to varying degrees. Many Southeast Asian countries are influenced mainly by the culture of India with a much smaller influence from the culture of China. However, this is actually reversed in the Culture of Vietnam where the main foreign influence is from the culture of China with a much smaller influence from India, largely via the Champa civilization that Vietnam conquered during its southward expansion. The culture of India was moulded throughout various eras of history, all the while absorbing customs, traditions, and ideas from both invaders and immigrants. ... A Chinese Tang Dynasty tri-color glazed porcelain horse (ca. ... The culture of Vietnam is one of the oldest in the Southeast Asia region. ... South East Asia circa 1100 C.E. Champa territory in green. ... Tây Sơn Dynasty (1778–1802) Nguyễn Dynasty (1802–1945) Union of Indochina (1887–1954) Empire of Vietnam (1945) August Revolution (1945) Declared Independence (1945) Indochina Wars (1945–1975) Democratic Republic of Vietnam State of Vietnam Republic of Vietnam Republic of South Vietnam Socialist Republic of Vietnam (from...


Indochina comprises the territory of the following countries: in strict sense, only the former colonial French Indochina: French Indochina (French: LIndochine française, Vietnamese: Đông Dương thuộc Pháp) was the part of the French colonial empire in Indochina in southeast Asia, consisting of a federation of protectorates (Tonkin and Annam, which now form Vietnam, as well as Cambodia and Laos) and one directly...

The main religion in this region is Theravada or Hinayana Buddhism. Mahayana Buddhism is predominant in Vietnam, while Malaysia is a multi-religious nation, with Islam as the main religion, and adherents of Buddhism, Hinduism, and Christianity as major minorities. Map of Peninsular Malaysia Peninsular Malaysia (or Semenanjung Malaysia in the Malay language) is the part of Malaysia which lies on the Malay Peninsula, and shares a land border with Thailand in the north. ... The Malay Peninsula (Malay: Semenanjung Tanah Melayu) is a major peninsula located in Southeast Asia. ... World map depicting Malay Archipelago The Malay Archipelago is a vast archipelago located between mainland Southeastern Asia (Indochina) and Australia. ... British India (otherwise known as The British Raj) was a historical period during which most of the Indian subcontinent, or present-day India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Myanmar, were under the colonial authority of the British Empire (Undivided India). ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... For the country formerly called Siam see Thailand SIAM is an acronym for Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. ... Theravada (Pāli: theravāda; Sanskrit: स्थविरवाद sthaviravāda; literally, the Way of the Elders) is the oldest surviving Buddhist school, and for many centuries has been the predominant religion of Sri Lanka (about 70% of the population[1]) and most of continental Southeast Asia (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand). ... Hinayana (Sanskrit: inferior vehicle; Chinese:小乘, Xiǎoshèng; Japanese: Shōjō) is a term coined by the Mahayana, which appeared publicly around the 1st century CE. There are differing views on the use and meaning of the term, both among scholars and within Buddhism. ... This article needs additional references or sources to facilitate its verification. ... Relief image of the bodhisattva Kuan Yin from Mt. ... This article needs additional references or sources to facilitate its verification. ... Islam (Arabic:  ) is a monotheistic religion based upon the teachings of Muhammad, a 7th century Arab religious and political figure. ... This article needs additional references or sources to facilitate its verification. ... Hinduism (known as in some modern Indian languages[1]) is a religion that originated on the Indian subcontinent. ... Christianity is a monotheistic[1] religion centered on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth as presented in the New Testament. ...


See also

ASEAN[1], pronounced // (AH-SEE-AHN) in English, or the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, is a geo-political and economic organization of 10 countries located in Southeast Asia, which was formed on August 8, 1967 by Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand[2] as a display of solidarity... The Indies, on the display globe of the Field Museum, Chicago The Indies or East Indies (or East India) is a term used to describe lands of South and South-East Asia, occupying all of the former British India, the present Indian Union, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Maldives, and... French Indochina (French: LIndochine française, Vietnamese: Đông Dương thuộc Pháp) was the part of the French colonial empire in Indochina in southeast Asia, consisting of a federation of protectorates (Tonkin and Annam, which now form Vietnam, as well as Cambodia and Laos) and one directly... The Malay Peninsula (Malay: Semenanjung Tanah Melayu) is a major peninsula located in Southeast Asia. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Malay Archipelago. ... The Indochina War was an almost thirty year war in Vietnam between 1946 and 1975, affecting the three Indochinese nations, namely Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. ...

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Indochina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (165 words)
Indochina, or the Indochinese Peninsula, is a region in Southeast Asia.
It lies roughly east of India, south of China, culturally influenced by both - hence the name.
Indochina comprises the territory of the following countries:
Indochina Wars - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1256 words)
The "Indochina Wars" refers to wars for independence that erupted in the wake of World War II, fought in Southeast Asia from 1947 until 1979, between nationalist Vietnamese against French, American, and Chinese forces.
The Second Indochina War (or "Vietnam War" in the West) began as a conflict between the United States-backed South and the Communist North, beginning in the late 1950's and lasting until 1975.
The Third Indochina War was a short war fought in February-March 1979 between the People's Republic of China and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
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