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The Netherlands i / ˈ n ɛ ð ər l ə n d z / ( Dutch : Nederland [ˈneːdərlɑnt]   ( listen ) ; West Frisian : Nederlân ; Papiamento : Hulanda ) is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands , located mainly in North-West Europe and with several islands in the Caribbean

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The town itself is situated halfway between the larger cities of Arnhem and Utrecht with direct rail and road connections to both these cities. There are no connections to any water nearby, however, there also is a direct road connection to the city of Wageningen which hosts a small industrial

Limburg (Netherlands) print that page


transform its national peripheral location into a highly globalized regional nexus, linking the Netherlands to the Ruhr metro area and the southern part of the Benelux region. A less appreciated consequence of this international gateway location is rising international crime, often drugs

History of the Netherlands print that page


The history of the Netherlands is the history of a maritime people thriving on a watery lowland river delta at the edge of northwestern Europe . When the Romans and written history arrived in 57 BC, the country was sparsely populated by various tribal groups at the periphery of the empire

Netherlands national football team print that page


The Netherlands National Football Team ( Dutch : Nederlands nationaal 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 team was first assembled

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monastery was built on the site, which remained in use until the Eighty Years' War , when the northern Netherlands won their independence from Spain. Middelburg was granted city rights in 1217. During the Middle Ages , it became an important trading centre in the trade between England and

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especially in the Klazienaveen - Erica area. The governmental Topographical Department of the Netherlands is located in Emmen. The municipality offers some 38,000 jobs. Emmen is the second most populous urban area of Drenthe. The municipality of Emmen is one of the largest in area in the

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As they were very wealthy, the Netherlands in general were a jewel in the ever debt-burdened Habsburg crown, but unlike others of the Habsburg dominions, they were led by a merchant class. It was the merchant economy which made them wealthy and the Spanish attempts at increasing taxation

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Grave received city rights in 1233. [ edit ] Popular attractions Near to Grave lies a bridge, built in 1929. It is the northern connection to Gelderland, spanning the river Maas. The bridge was one of the key strategic points in Operation Market Garden ; the city was liberated at September

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The Netherlands Antilles ( Dutch :   Nederlandse Antillen ( help · info ) , Papiamentu : Antia Hulandes [ 2 ] ), also referred to informally as the Dutch Antilles , [ 3 ] was an autonomous Caribbean country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands , consisting of two groups of islands