Typically Dutch

Some interesting facts about The Netherlands.

What is the name of the Dutch national anthem?

What is the name of the Dutch national anthem?

published Mar 21, 2013 09:31 AM

Het Wilhelmus, is the national anthem of the Netherlands and is the oldest national anthem in the world.

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Where is the lowest point in Holland?

Where is the lowest point in Holland?

published Mar 21, 2013 09:34 AM

The lowest point in Holland is located in Nieuwekerk aan denI Jssel and is 6.76 meters below sea level. But that does not mean that the people in this council live under water!

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The Netherlands or Holland?

The Netherlands or Holland?

published Mar 21, 2013 09:42 AM

The Netherlands is often referred to by the name Holland, although this is technically incorrect; Holland is the name of a region in the central-western part of the Netherlands. Holland was the economic powerhouse during the time of the United Provinces (1581–1795), during the Napoleonic era it was split into North and South Holland.

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Tulips - history

Tulips - history

published Oct 28, 2013 01:46 PM

During the 17th and 18th century, the Tulip still reigned supreme elsewhere in Europe but the dramatic close of the 18th century and start of the 19th century (the French Revolution, Napoleon's invasion and the occupation of The Netherlands) brought a more sober approach to life and the Tulip

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Typically Dutch

Typically Dutch

published Oct 28, 2013 01:52 PM

A clog is a type of footwear made in part or completely from wood. Clogs are used worldwide and although the form may vary by culture, within a culture the form often remained unchanged for centuries.

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