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Map of Netherlands

Area in square kilometers

41,526 km2
Location of the Netherlands (dark green)– on the European continent (light green & dark grey)– in the European Union (light green) — Location of the Netherlands (dark green) – on the European continent (light green & dark grey) – in the European
Special municipalities of the Netherlands (dark green)in the Caribbean Special municipalities of the Netherlands (dark green) in the Caribbean Capital (and largest city) Amsterdam2 52°19′N 05°33′E / 52.317°N 5.55°E / 52.317; 5.
is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, located mainly in North-West Europe with land in the Caribbean.
voetbalelftal) represents the Netherlands in association football and is controlled by the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB), the governing body for football in the Netherlands. The manager is Bert van Marwijk. The team was first assembled in 1905.
The Netherlands played their first international match in Antwerp against Belgium on 30 April 1905. The players were selected by a five-member commission from the Dutch football association.
The Netherlands made their first appearance at the World Cup final tournament in 1934, and after returning in 1938, the Dutch national team entered the wilderness of world football.
The Kingdom of the Netherlands, The Netherlands in short, (Dutch: Nederland, also commonly called Holland in English) is a Benelux country and a founding member of the European Union. The Netherlands border Germany to the east and Belgium to the south.
van Oranje), the Netherlands became a de facto independent republic in 1572. The (first) split with Belgium came when the northern provinces (including Flanders) signed the Union of Utrecht in 1579.
independence from the Netherlands in 1890, as the Salic Law prohibited a female ruler.
Netherlands are delighted that the ICC Board has "seen sense" and overturned the decision to reduce the 2015 World Cup to a 10 team tournament. The event has been expanded to 14 teams with space for four Associate nations to qualify.
Netherlands have only recorded one victory over a Full Member in their history, when they beat Bangladesh by six wickets in June 2010.
coming months to ensuring that the Netherlands team is part of that and plays its part fully in the ICC Cricket World Cup qualification process.
Netherlands; the parties were also divided over a controversial decision to increase the retirement age and the impending need for deep budget cuts. But the dispute over the troops brought relations to the breaking point.
Netherlands has chosen," Mr. Wilders told supporters as the results were being announced. "We would love to govern. I don't think other parties can ignore us." Mr.
The Netherlands has become the first country in Europe to ban its mobile operators from blocking or charging consumers extra for using Internet-based services like Skype.
A late collapse left a frustrated Netherlands 15 runs short of Scotland's 255 in the first of two one-day internationals to be played at Mannofield Park in Aberdeen.
By the end of the game, though, Netherlands would have been disappointed, as for the majority of their chase they looked favourites to win. Alexei Kervezee's 49 off 52 balls had led them to a strong position before offspinner Majid Haq struck thrice to give Scotland the edge.
at Aberdeen Series/Tournaments: Netherlands tour of England and Scotland Teams: Netherlands | Scotland Country Fixtures Country Results Only ODI: Scotland v Ireland at Edinburgh Jul 12, 2011 (10:45 local | 09:45 GMT | 11:45 CEST) Only ODI: Scotland v Sri Lanka at Edinburgh
The Netherlands prospered during the long reign of Willem III (1849-90). At the time of his death, his daughter Wilhelmina was 10 years old. Her mother, Queen Emma, reigned as regent until 1898, when Wilhelmina reached the age of 18 and became the monarch.
Over 75% of the Netherlands' 140,000 Jews died at the hands of the Nazis. Shortly after the Netherlands was liberated in May 1945, the Queen returned. Crown Princess Juliana acceded to the throne in 1948 upon her mother's abdication.
Elements of the Netherlands' once far-flung empire were granted either full independence or nearly complete autonomy after World War II. Indonesia formally gained its independence in 1949, and Suriname became independent in 1975.
Netherlands, The instrumental version of the national anthem of the Netherlands.Country, northwestern Europe. Area: 16,034 sq mi (41,528 sq km). Population: (2010 est.) 16,602,000. Capital: Amsterdam. Seat of government: The Hague. Most of the people are Dutch. Languages: Dutch (official), English.
The Netherlands’ southern and eastern region consists mostly of plains and a few high ridges; its western and northern region is lower and includes polders on the site of the Zuiderzee and the common delta of the Rhine, Meuse, and Schelde rivers.
The Netherlands remained neutral in World War I and declared neutrality in World War II but was occupied by Germany.
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The kingdom of the Netherlands, proclaimed at the Congress of Vienna (1814-1815), included Belgium until 1830. Amsterdam is the constitutional capital and the largest city; The Hague is the seat of government. Population: 16,600,000. Netherlandish Neth'er·land'ish (-lăn'dĭsh) adj.
The Netherlands remained neutral in World War I and declared neutrality in World War II but was occupied by Germany. After the war it lost the Netherlands Indies (Indonesia from 1949) and Netherlands New Guinea (in 1962; now Irian Jaya).
time, the Netherlands has developed a lively tradition, one that was and is representative of photographic and artistic movements throughout Europe.
Map of the NetherlandsMap of Netherlands Sovereign: Queen Beatrix (1980) Prime Minister: Jan Peter Balkenende (2002) Land area: 13,104 sq mi (33,939 sq km); total area: 16,033 sq mi (41,526 sq km) Population (2010 est.
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The Netherlands, on the coast of the North Sea, is twice the size of New Jersey.
Ex-PSV and Netherlands keeper Van Beveren diesJan van Beveren won 32 caps for the Netherlands ©Getty Images UEFA history - 1954-1962: Birth of UEFA 1954-1962: Birth of UEFA - 1962-1978: Years of development
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Netherlands are recognised in the 2011 UEFA Grassroots Day Awards announced by the UEFA Executive Committee. UEFA.
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Scotland beat Netherlands by 15 runs in the first of two one-day internationals at Mannofield in Aberdeen. Batting first, Scotland made 255 for 7, with Kyle Coetzer top scoring with 64, while all-rounder Majid Haq impressed with the ball.
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About half of the marijuana grown and sold in the Netherlands contains an excessively high percentage of THC, the active ingredient in cannabis.
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East and started a site in the Netherlands as part of its plan to expand globally, the company said on Monday. The acquisitions of Ensogo, DealKeren and GoNabit expand LivingSocial's market to 21 countries from 13.
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people from the Netherlands, the organisation managed to assemble just eight activists and four journalists. Yesterday , two more journalists decided to jump ship before the boat even left the port of Corfu.
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