The Netherlands (Aveline+ Laura)

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The Netherlands (Aveline+ Laura)

  1. 1.  The Netherlands is located in North-Western Europe. It is just over half the size ofIreland. It is 41 526 sq km. The capital is Amsterdam.
  2. 2.  Their main languages are Dutch and Netherlandic. The population is 16 318 199. This is their flag The seat of government is the Hague. They joined the EU in 1957 so they use the euro.
  3. 3.  The Netherlands is a very flat country with many canals. It needs to have dams , dykes and canals to control the water levels because one quarter of it is under water. Germany is to its East. Belgium is to its West. The south and east are called the High Netherlands.
  4. 4.  A major port in the Netherlands is Rotterdam. A famous painter that came from the Netherlands was Vincent Van Gogh. A famous book that came from there is the Diary of Anne Frank. It is famous for tulips, cheese (edam) and art.
  5. 5.  The tourist attractions in the Netherlands are Museums, Art galleries and canals. Another popular attraction are Windmills. They originated in the Netherlands.
  6. 6.  The women’s traditional clothing consists of , a long skirt, a blouse with anapron and sometimes a shawl or a shoulder decorationfor good occasions. The men’s traditional clothing consists of, wide woollen pantswith silver buttons on the frontsquare flap, a shirt , a jacket andsometimes a hat.
  7. 7.  Clogs are one of the most well known tradition from the Netherlands. They are wooden shoes. The front part of the shoe is curled upwards. They look like this
  8. 8. This is the Netherlands soccer team. They lost the world cup last year to Spain.
  9. 9. The EndBy Aveline and Laura.

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