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'''New Rotterdam''' was an old Dutch colonial town that later became [[Liberty City in GTA IV|Liberty City]] in ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]''. The town is based on the real life Dutch colonial town of [[wp:New Amsterdam|New Amsterdam]] that later became [[wp:New York City|New York City]]. A detailed history of New Rotterdam can be seen on Public Broadcasting Corporation 's show [[A History of Liberty City]]. [[Rotterdam Hill]] is named after New Rotterdam.
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'''New Rotterdam''' was a Dutch colonial town which later became the present day [[Liberty City (HD Universe)|Liberty City]] in the [[HD Universe]].
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==Description==
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A detailed history of New Rotterdam can be seen on [[CNT]]'s show [[A History of Liberty City]] in ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]''. The colony was established by the [[United Kingdom|British]] explorer [[Horatio Humboldt]] on [[1609|4 September 1609]]. In 1647, the East India Trading Company hired a general named Gloria Hole to return civility and productivity to the colony.
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On 27 August 1664, New Rotterdam was attacked by armed British warships, which successfully claimed the colony and renamed it Liberty City. However, the Rotterdam name lives on in the form of the [[Rotterdam Hill]] neighbourhood in the [[Broker]] borough of Liberty City, and the [[Rotterdam Tower]] in the [[Algonquin]] borough.
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==Influence==
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New Rotterdam is based on the former Dutch colonial town of [[wp:New Amsterdam|New Amsterdam]], which became the present day [[wp:New York City|New York City]].
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Latest revision as of 16:18, December 7, 2015

New Rotterdam was a Dutch colonial town which later became the present day Liberty City in the HD Universe.

DescriptionEdit

A detailed history of New Rotterdam can be seen on CNT's show A History of Liberty City in Grand Theft Auto IV. The colony was established by the British explorer Horatio Humboldt on 4 September 1609. In 1647, the East India Trading Company hired a general named Gloria Hole to return civility and productivity to the colony.

On 27 August 1664, New Rotterdam was attacked by armed British warships, which successfully claimed the colony and renamed it Liberty City. However, the Rotterdam name lives on in the form of the Rotterdam Hill neighbourhood in the Broker borough of Liberty City, and the Rotterdam Tower in the Algonquin borough.

InfluenceEdit

New Rotterdam is based on the former Dutch colonial town of New Amsterdam, which became the present day New York City.

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