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Netherlands ABC Book Project

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Lisa Romano

on 21 May 2013

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Nederland ABC A-America The Netherlands also had colonies in the Americas. B-Borders The Netherlands shares borders with Belgium and Germany. By: Joey Brazin C-Culture D-Dutch E-Energy Sources F-Flag G-geography The geography of the Netherlands consists of Lowlands and Highlands, its south of the North Sea, and north of Luxembourg, and Belgium. The flag of the Netherlands is 3 colors, red, white, and blue. The colors are aligned in a up to down fashion. Dutch is the language and heritage of the Netherlands. The Netherlands Energy Sources include Natural Gases and Petroleum, it has no waterpower and is the 2nd largest gas producers in the world. The Netherlands’ culture reflects regional and international influences which define the Dutch spirit. The society of the country is very modern. The Dutch are tolerant, modest, independent, self-reliant and enterprising, and value education, ambition, hard work and personal development. H-History The Netherlands was originally known as the Lowlands, this region included Belgium and Luxembourg. It then was separated and become Nederland, or The Netherlands. During WWI it remained neutral, but during WWII it was taken over by German and Austrian forces. I - Islands The Netherlands has 6 islands ; Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, Saba, Sint Eustatius, and Sint Maarten. J - J J in the Netherlands is a model of jet, its often like 'J-015' or some other numbers and is painted orange. K - K9 A K9 is commonly referred to as a dog, in this case, its a submarine that served with the Royal Netherlands Navy and the Royal Australian Navy, its full name is 'HMAS K9' L - Landmarks Netherlands has many Landmarks and monuments that offer historical and architectural interest dating back for hundreds of years. Resources http://www.amsterdam.world-guides.com/monuments.html M - Money The Netherlands currency is euro, euro is also the international currency of Europe. N - New King The Netherlands,which is a monarchy, recently got a new king, it was the first king in over a hundred years.
O - Orange Nassau http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/House_of_Orange-Nassau
The Orange Nassau has played a key role in the Netherlands Government, especially when "William the Silent" led a Dutch revolt against Spanish rule. P - Population The Population of the Netherlands in 2011 was 16.7 Million. http://www.tradingeconomics.com/netherlands/population Q - Queen's Day This was a national holiday until 2013, which it is now King's Day since the no longer have a queen. R - Religion Religion in the Netherlands is primarily Atheist/Irreligious but there are many other religions.
S - Soccer The Netherlands is big on Soccer, as the team color is orange and they won the 2012 International Soccer Championship. http://www.fifa.com/associations/association=ned/index.html
T - Time Zone The Netherlands are in the Central European Time Zone. http://www.timetemperature.com/europe/netherlands_time_zone.shtml U - U.S. Military The U.S. has 2 Military bases in the Netherlands. V - Vaccines The Netherlands has multiples Vaccine institutes. W - Water The Netherlands gets it's water from regional areas, and provides sanitation and supply from 10 companies. X - eXports The Netherlands mainly exports oil, but also exports baby formula and has illegally exported baby formula to China (Not Netherlands government). Y - Year Round Temperature The Netherlands has a year round temperature with cold winters and mild Summers, so it stays in the cold. http://www.lonelyplanet.com/the-netherlands/weather Z - Zealand Zealand is the Westernmost province in the Netherlands, its name means 'Sea-Land' and consists of a multitude of islands. Netherlands ABC Book Project
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