Going Dutch :)

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Some facts (Source: CIA World Factbook):
  • Location: Western Europe, bordering the North Sea, between Belgium and Germany
  • Area:
    total: 41,543 sq km
    water: 7,650 sq km
    land: 33,893 sq km
  • Area comperative: slightly less than twice the size of New Jersey
  • Population: 16,805,037 (July 2012 est.)
  • Elavation Extremes:
    lowest point: Zuidplaspolder -7 m
    highest point: Vaalserberg 322 m
  • Administrative devision:
    12 provinces (provincies, singular - provincie); Drenthe, Flevoland, Friesland, Gelderland, Groningen, Limburg, Noord-Brabant, Noord-Holland, Overijssel, Utrecht, Zeeland, Zuid-Holland
  • Flag description: Flag description: three equal horizontal bands of red (top), white, and blue; similar to the flag of Luxembourg, which uses a lighter blue and is longer; one of the oldest flags in constant use, originating with William I, Prince of Orange, in the latter half of the 16th century

The Monarchy and the Royal Family Website
Do you have roots in Holland?
Dutch Museums online
Netherlands Board of Tourism
Dutch Klompen (wooden shoes)
Dutch food
Like to learn Dutch?

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