Soccer The Dutch play a lot ofsoccer.Last year they reached theworld cup final but lost toSpain.
Netherlands is a small bit more than half the size of Ireland. One quarter of it is under sea level. Their flower producing is a strong industry. The Dutch wear a shoe called clogs, which are made from willow.
Amsterdam has 1,281 bridges. The Hague is the seat of government. Major rivers are Rhine , Maas, Meuse and Schelde. Roterdam is the largest port in the world. When children pass exams they hang the Dutch flag and school bags outside their homes. Windmills are an important industry.
Vincent Van Gogh In 10 years Vincent created approximately 900 paintings. He only sold one though! He was born on the 30th March 1853 in Grootzundert. His most famous painting was ‘The Starry Night’. He died in 1890.
Its most Famous cheeses are Edam and Gouda. In the 19 century they had the strongest navy on Earth. There are three times as many bikes as cars. Most Dutch speak at least one foreign language.
The area is 16,034 sq m. The Dutch became independent in 1839. The Dutch are the tallest people in Europe. They were neutral in WWI[world war 1]. The hazards are flooding.
Christmas They call Santa Sinteklass and Christmas Kerstmis. On the 5th December Santa comes and puts toys in clogs. They believe that Santa sails from Spain on his feast day with Black Peter. They believe that Black Peter slides down chimneys and fills clogs with toys.