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    Language of Holland (Netherlands)

    The Netherlands (Holland) is a country belonging to Europe, whose capital is Amsterdam. It has a population of about 17 million inhabitants (66th) and an area of ​​41,543 km 2 (131st). Its human development index is very high (10th) and its official currency is the euro. It belongs to the Benelux economic union (BE lgium, NE derlands and LUX emburgo). But what language is spoken in Holland (Netherlands)? What language do they speak in Holland (Netherlands)? Holland (Netherlands) has one official language, Dutch (commonly known as Dutch, but this term actually refers to a dialect of Dutch). In addition, the…

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    History of Holland (Netherlands)

    Brief history of Holland (Netherlands) summarized A brief review of the history of the Netherlands, commonly known as Holland, in a summarized way. Holland in antiquity and in the Middle Ages Agriculture was introduced to Holland around 4,500 BC At first, farmers made stone tools and weapons. However, after 1900 BC they used bronze. Around the year 750 BC the inhabitants of the Netherlands learned to use iron. In the 1st century BC the Romans conquered Belgium and the southern Netherlands. They built roads and towns. However, they did not colonize the northern part of Holland. Then, at the end…

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  • Dutch traditions and customs

    What traditions and customs are there in the Netherlands? Holland (Netherlands) is the cradle of ancient traditions and customs. Gastronomy Food in daily life The Netherlands does not have a distinct culinary culture due to its Protestant ethnicity and the absence of a strong culinary tradition at court due to the emphasis on Calvinist sobriety. Food is seen as a necessary part of life, with no need for luxury. Traditional foods include split pea soup, kale stew, cod, white asparagus, chips with mayonnaise, meat croquettes and raw herring. In the morning, the Dutch consume various sandwiches with cheese, peanut butter…

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  • History of Amsterdam

    Brief history of Amsterdam summarized A brief overview of the history of Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands, in a summarized way. Amsterdam Principles The city of Amsterdam began as a town on the banks of the Amstel River. However, in the Middle Ages it grew rapidly as a center of commerce. In 1275 Floris V, the Count of Holland gave the people of ‘Amstelledamme’ to transport their goods by water through his territory. In 1306 the Bishop of Utrecht gave Amsterdam certain rights and the small town grew rapidly. In 1323 Amsterdam became a port for Hamburg beer. Herring…

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