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Netherlands

This category covers questions about the Netherlands, also known as Holland, and its 12 provinces. The word "Dutch" is used to refer to the people, language, and anything related to the Netherlands. The country itself operates under a parliamentary democratic constitutional monarchy.
He was an explorer and volunteered to go.
Before the war, Nazism was not generally seen in Holland as an'evil' movement and a Dutch fascist party gained quite a largefollowing and several seats in the Dutch Parliament. After the invasion of Holland by Nazi Germany feelings towardsHitler understandably changed for the worse. Nevertheless,...
Orange was the house whose prince usually became Stadtholder of the Dutch Republic. The word 'stadtholder' literally translates as 'stead-holder' or 'place keeper', and more loosely as 'steward'. The house wasn't just the source of governmental leaders. It still provides the heirs to the throne of...
One food often eaten by the Dutch is cheese. Cheese is very popularon its own and incorporated into dishes. Potatoes are also astaple. While meat is eaten, it is in small portions, vegetablesmake up a larger portion of the meal.
About 3 hours and 30 minutes. On a plane it would take 2 hours less
It would take around 13 hours.
No; Dacians in Roman times lived in the Slavic regions (nearRomania and Ukraine); the Dutch come from the North-west of Europe.
The wanglo is Aruba's national flower. Aruba is an autonomous part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The tulip is the natonal flower of the Netherlands. But it isn't easy to grow in Aruba.
Yes you can. Though there may be duty to be paid
as in the color? answer: geel
One hour, little less or a little more, depens on the time and which train you get.
Curacao was under the protection of the United States during WorldWar II
Omdat slangen giftig kunnen zijn.
The Netherlands has a large gas field in the North in slochteren, one of the biggest in the world.
There are no deserts in the Netherlands/Holland
based on simple math i have estimated that there are approximately 2.5 million tiles in the long tube of the Holland tunnel. how did i do this? well the answer is simple. the tunnel is 8,558 feet long. each tile is 4 inches long and 4 inches wide. wile driving through the tunnel i counted that each...
Zeealand is a province of the Netherlands.
The nearest part of the continent of Africa is a long way south of Holland, over 1,400 miles.
That the word for the people in Aruba is 'Aruban' is something that's a source of agreement. That the name has clearly identifiable origins is a source of disagreement. For example, some say that the word 'Aruba' comes from the Spanish phrase 'Oro hubo', which means 'There was gold' or '[The island...
Aruba has four main hotel/resort districts . One, Palm Beach high rise hotel district: Most of Aruba's largest resorts are located in the Palm Beach high rise hotel district. They're multi-storied with hundreds of rooms. Palm Beach is lined with water sport vendors [diving, snorkeling, windsurfing...
There was no Winter Olympic Games in the year 1944, having been cancelled back in 1941 because of World War II. Therefore, no medals were distributed in any event.
Artists, Delft pottery, flatness, windmills, wooden shoes, tullips, Anne Frank, canals, the red light district, pot, cows, bikes, Philips Electronics, Soccer, The Efteling theme park.
Ajax is probably the most famous sports team in Netherlands.
It takes around 8 hours to fly from Seattle, Washington to Aruba's capital city at Oranjestad. It's 3,858 miles [6,208 kilometers; 3,352 nautical miles] from Seattle to Oranjestad. They aren't in the same time zone. Seattle is four hours behind Aruba.
Both countries (as well as Luxembourg) had already announced their strict neutrality and were simply not prepared for invasion.
The Netherlands is one of the more secular countries in the Western Europe, with only 39% being religiously affiliated (31% for those aged under 35), although 62% are believers (but 40% of those not in the traditional sense). Fewer than 20% visit church regularly. Numbers from December 31, 2005: ...
Aruba's perimeter is 69 kilometers [43 miles] of coastline . The coastline on the east side of Aruba is jagged and rocky with crashing waves and strong currents. The coastline on Aruba's west side is dotted with powder thin white sand beaches and gently lapping, calm water.
The major export commodities of the Netherlands include machineryand equipment, fuels, chemicals, food like vegetables, andvegetable products.
No , Aruba doesn't get hurricanes. It's on the southern fringes of the traditional Atlantic Caribbean hurricane belt. So islanders usually don't have to worry about hurricanes or fierce tropical storms. But in September 2007 Aruba experienced heavy rains from the occurrence of Hurricane Felix...
Holland (North and South Holland, to be precise) are two of the countries' twelve provinces, so technically you shouldn't refer to The Netherlands as 'Holland'.
We do not have a national dish
The divi divi tree [ Caesalpinia coriaria ] is a natural compass on Aruba. The trunk usually is bent at a 90 degree angle, parallel to the ground, and points in a southwesterly direction. The tree's unique shape and its compass direction are due to the trade winds that blow from the northeast...
A tree or large shrub is what the divi divi [ Caesalpinia coriaria ] is on Aruba. It's native to the Caribbean, Central America, Mexico, and northern South America. It can grow to a height of 30 feet [9 meters]. But it's usually much shorter. It's a natural compass on Aruba and Curacao, because...
The divi divi is a tree or large shrub that's native to the Caribbean, Central America, Mexico, and northern South America. It's known by the common name of 'watapana' on Aruba. It also has the scientific name of Caesalpinia coriaria . That's its name, in terms of genus and species. The scientific...
Another common name for the divi divi tree [ Caesalpinia coriaria ] is what 'watapana' is on Aruba. It's bent at a 90 degree angle that points southwest. The tree's unique shape and its compass direction are due to the trade winds that blow from the northeast across Aruba.
The mailing address for the Arubaanse Atletiek Bond [AAB] is as follows: P.O. Box 700 Oranjestad, Aruba. The AAB telephone number is [297] 582-7186. Their fax number is [297] 583-1571. Their email address is sportcaribe@yahoo.com.
Yes , Aruba has a government statistics bureau. Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek [CBS] is the Central Bureau of Statistics. The CBS' address is as follows: L.G. Smith Blvd 160, 3rd floor Sun Plaza Building Oranjestad, Aruba. The CBS phone number is [297] 583-7433. Their fax number is [297] 583...
In 2006 there were 1,227 live births in Aruba. In 2007 there were 1,239 live births. In 2008 there were 1,218 live births. For more Aruba statistics, go the website for the Central Bureau of Statistics [Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek] at http://www.cbs.aw.
In 2006 there were 537 deaths in Aruba. In 2007 there were 521 deaths. In 2008 there were 523 deaths. For more Aruba statistics, go the website for the Central Bureau of Statistics [Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek] at http://www.cbs.aw.
Food products is what Frasa International Trading distributes to clients on Aruba. The company was founded on December 5, 1980. Frasa's products include deli and bakery, domestic and international produce, and paper supplies [plastic cutlery, foam cups, etc.]. Their clients include hotels/resorts ...
Yes , there are boa constrictors on Aruba. The first boa constrictor was noted in April 1999. Before 1999, boa constrictors were found on some Caribbean islands. Historically they never have been found on any of the ABC Islands of Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao. Now they're found all over the island....
The Aruban Whiptail Lizard (Cnemidophorus Arubensis)
Yes , there are mice and rats on Aruba. Mice on Aruba include the house mouse [ Mus musculus ] and the vesper mouse [ Calomys hummelincki ]. Rats include the black rat [ Rattus rattus ] and the Norway rat [ Rattus norvegicus ]. The vesper mouse is ranked as vulnerable by the International Union for...
Yes , Aruba has Johnstone's frogs. It's thought that Johnstone's frogs [ Eleutherodactylus johnstonei ] appeared in Aruba in 1991 during the construction of La Cabana Resort. They're a highly invasive species that has spread throughout the Caribbean. In worldwide distribution they're second only to...
Yes , Suriname belongs to the Dutch Language Union. Suriname became an associate member in 2004. The Dutch Language Union [Nederlandse Taalunie is an international institution for standardizing the Dutch language. The NTU was founded by the Netherlands and Belgium on September 9, 1980.
Tourism and tourist related activities such as construction are the primary industries on Aruba. Oil refining and storage and offshore banking also are key industries in Aruba. Otmar E. Oduber, new Minister of Tourism, Transportation & Labor Affairs, noted in January 2010 that Aruba has the...
Holland after World War II was in ruins. Most of the end of the 40s and the beginning of the 50s was spend rebuilding the country and it's economy. Holland received support from the Marshall Plan. This and the liberation of Holland by the Allied forced made it a pro-western society. Communism never...
When the Dutch converted to the euro, a Gulden (which is what your coin is) was worth about $.60 in the US. As far as collector value goes, it's a common enough coin that it's commonly seen in a dealer's "two for a buck" box
Let me guess you are american ? No its a country made its indipendints from the spanish and Then became Large traders and Had 1 of the best Navies from 1400-1700
Thursday in Dutch is "Donderdag"
All of the Netherlands lies beneath sea level
New Netherland was comprised of more than one state. Henry Hudsonclaimed the territory for the Dutch. It encompasses parts of thestates of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland,Connecticut, and Delaware.
I'm not entirely sure what you mean by "enlarge their borders" so I'll give answers to the 3 contexts i am at this point able to interpret it on :D 1. in the sense of our actual growth geological measure: we don't go anywhere further than this, confined by all other countries, unless one counts...
She died in March ( exact dates vary, maybe it happened over a weekend or minor holiday) of 2004.
Holland has a queen named Beatrix.
Germany (east) Belgium (south) and if you cross the water (northsea) you will find England to the west
No. There are three trains daily with one change (at Osnabruck). And more than a dozen with two or three changes.
If you walk along the beaches of Aruba for a mile or so, you may or may not see women sunbathing topless. The number varies with the beach, and from week to week on the same beach. More women are topless in the afternoon. One or two of the hotels ask women not to be topless in front of their...
the best time to visit the Netherlands is between may and September. if you want to find places to visit, you can check out the Netherlands wikivoyage page http://en.wikivoyage.org/wiki/Netherlands
Curacao is located off the coast of Venezuela.
It's about twelve hours; there's a morning option leaving at about 11 am and then an overnight one if that suits you better. You usually take the train after to Liverpool street station, but that doesn't add a whole lot of time.
A flight from London to Amsterdam takes about an hour.
No , the Prikichi bird [ Aratinga pertinax arubensis ] isn't known to live in Venezuela. It's a parakeet that only is found on the island of Aruba. In fact, one reason for visiting the island's Arikok National Park is the world's rare view of the Prikichi. For images of the Prikichi, please google...
Anne Franks life in Holland was very normal until the Natzis invaded. Just like any other typical teenager that lives. She would get moody with her mum sometimes but deep down she was a very kind girl who today is very famous across the world. She felt differently about certain people and always...
Holland shares it borders with Germany to the east and Belgium to the south. The North and the west of Holland is surrounded by the North Sea.
We do have a sea, it's called the 'Wadden-Zee' (Wadden-Sea). This sea lies beneath our 'Wadden-Eilanden' (Wadden-Islands).
Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao are known as the ABC Islands . They're the three westernmost islands of the Leeward Antilles in the Caribbean Sea. Aruba is the smallest of the three at 74.5 square miles [193 square kilometers]. Curaçao is the largest at 171.4 square miles [444 square kilometers]. ...
Oranges grow well in warm temperatures, so depends. I am not sure if the Netherlands are cold or not.
About 1.2 million. about 1.8 million.
Hitler attacked Holland (or, The Netherlands) in 1940 for tworeasons. First, his vision for Europe included total control of allpotential aggressor-nations by Germany. Second, moving into Hollandserved as a key piece of the deception involved in the Germaninvasion of France. France, he reasoned...
Twice finalists, but never won it.
It was invented by puddington in the town of pudding land.
Netherlands is the English translation of 'Nederland'. Nederlandliterally means 'low lying land' ('Neder' is an older word with thedefinition low and 'land' means land). The Netherlands arepartially located below sea level and that is the reason why it iscalled The Netherlands. In English and...
The shortest time is 2 hours and 18 minutes.
That is'nt known for now
There were uncredibly many. The biggest names were Rembrandt, Vermeer and Jan Steen.. Wikipedia: The most famous Dutch painters of the 17th century were: Ferdinand Bol, Albert Cuyp,Gerard Dou, Willem Drost, Carel Fabritius, Govert Flinck, Jan van Goyen, Frans Hals,Pieter de Hooch, Pieter Pieterszoon...
Nevada is anywhere from 2 to 4 hours behind Aruba. West Wendover [near Utah] and Jackpot [near Idaho] are the only two towns in Nevada in the Mountain Time Zone. The rest of Nevada is in the Pacific Time Zone. Aruba doesn't observe daylight saving time [DST] when clocks are set one hour ahead...
Bon bini Aruba is an Aruban equivalent of 'Welcome to Aruba'. The phrase is in the Papiamento language. Papiamento is a creole language that's derived from Portuguese. It also draws on words from African languages, Arawak native languages, and English. It shares official language status with Dutch...
In 2005 a research gave the following numbers : . Entire civilisation:. €18.400. Working:. €29.300. Not-working:. €16.200.
Yes, the English language movie "Sabine" by Dutch Director Rene van Nie was filmed on Aruba and released in 1981. It starred American actors Ben Vereen and Mike Burstyn, principal actor was Dutchman Rijk de Gooyer