Kingdom of Nita / Isl. of Flores – Prov. Nusa Tenggara Timur

The kingdom of Nita was located on Flores. District of Sikka.

Location of Flores

District Sikka


* Foto kingdoms and region of Manggarai: link
* Foto fold Flores and ancient sites: link


About the king (2018)

Right: Moang Ratu Petrus da Silva; king of Nita.


History of Nita

In the 1600s the Portuguese founded the kingdoms of Sikka in Natar Sikka  and the kingdom of Nita in the region Hoak Hewe Nita. So, since the 1600s Nuhan Ular Tana Loran was divided in 3 regions, namely the traditional kingdom of KangaE Aradae, and 2 kingdoms as portugese colonies, the kingdoms of Sikka and Nita.
In 1917 Nita became a Landschap, by decision of the dutch government, Korte Verklaring, 17 Agustus 1911 No. 18.
With as king: Don Johan da Silva.

Kingdoms on Flores, 17/18th century


List of kings of Nita

1885-1892: Don Fransisco da Silva
1893-1909: Don Salipi da Silva
1909-1926: Don Juan da Silva

Palace of the raja of Nita, before 199. The father of Raja Juan da Silva is standing in front of his palace.


Source Nita (only indon. language)

– Sejarah kerajaan Nita: http://www.inimaumere.com/2008/10/kerajaan-nita.html
Tentang kerajaan Nita dan Sikka: http://spiritentete.blogspot.co.id/2008/12/nita-dalam-genggaman-sejarah.html
– Tentang masalah Raja Nita dan Raja Sikka (1903) (bah. inggris): https://books.google.co.id/books?id=pc1gAAAAQBAJ&pg=PA371&lpg=PA371&dq=raja+nita&source=bl&ots=ynW6utDSgN&sig=vKuyCYjQCYOpj_ds6SeLn0Wn0js&hl=nl&sa=X&ei=fW54U4q1OIre8AXA1IDoCA&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=raja%20nita&f=false

Source Flores (only indon. language)

– Sejarah pulau Flores: http://pulau-flores.blogspot.co.id/2011/11/sejarah-pulau-flores.html
Sejarah dan kebudayaan Suku Flores: http://dunia-kesenian.blogspot.co.id/2016/01/sejarah-dan-kebudayaan-suku-flores-ntt.html
– Sejarah Flores memeluk Katolik: https://m.tempo.co/read/news/2015/11/21/204720937/wisata-pantai-sejarah-flores-memeluk-katolik
– Asal usul pulau Flores: http://desiran.blogspot.co.id/2014/01/asal-usul-pulau-flores.html
– Masyarakat Flores: http://florestrawang-letare.blogspot.co.id/


Foto

Not far from Ledalero is the heritage sites of Nita Kingdom, 12 km from Maumere Town. The Nita Kingdom Regalia shows evidence and witnesses to the history of Nita Kingdom. Regalia such as royalty nita clothing, there is also a large elephant ivory and long, good ikat motifs and traditional ceremonies and dances.

Don Franciscus da Silva Raja of Nita, about 1915

Kingdom of Nita, 1910