Where is Cumana Located?
The settlement of America began in Cumaná. The first settlement of Europeans on the American continent (founded in 1512) was Nueva Toledo, the current Cumaná in Venezuela. The revolt of the Guaykeris and Cumangotos Indians in 1521 destroyed the city. The settlers rebuilt the town. In 1569 it was named in Nueva Córdoba de Cumaná. Today, Cumaná is the capital of the state of Sucre on its coast (Paria-Macuro) Christopher Columbus entered the American continent for the first time and said: “I have seen Paradise”
What Country is Cumana in?
Later, America by Spain was divided into two Vice-kingdoms. Nueva Espania,(North America to Costa Rica + Caribbean), with headquarters in Mexico and New Castile,and later the Viceroyalty of Peru (South America except Brazil) with headquarters in Lima. 1776 New Castile was divided into the Vice kingdoms of Peru, headquartered in Lima, Rio de la Plata, with seat in Buenos Aires and New Granada (Colombia, Bolivia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Panamana), with headquarters in Bogota.
The new Viceroy Kingdom of New Granada was divided into various general capitals, including Venezuela, based in Caracas. The General Council of Venezuela was composed of several provinces, including New Andalusia and its capital Cumaná.