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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

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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

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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

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Willemsoord). The docks were built during the years 1813-1827. In 1947, it officially became the Royal Netherlands Navy 's main centre of operations. Den Helder continues to be the navy's main base today. The Royal Netherlands Naval College is also located in the city, as is the Dutch Navy

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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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Leusden . [ edit ] International relations See also: List of twin towns and sister cities in The Netherlands [ edit ] Twin towns — Sister cities Soest, Netherlands is twinned with: Soest , Germany , since 3 June 2004 [ 1 ] [ edit ] External links Wikimedia Commons has media

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Netherlands (terminology) print that page


More than one name is used to refer to the Netherlands , both in English and in other languages . Some of these names refer to different, but overlapping geographical, linguistic and political areas of the country. This is a common source of confusion for outsiders. In English the country

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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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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