Netherlands

You are in the Netherlands, a country in Europe known for its scenic canals and tulip fields.

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Language 🌍

Dutch is the official language, but English is widely spoken, especially in tourist areas.

Currency πŸ’΅

The official currency is the Euro (EUR). Credit and debit cards are widely accepted, and ATMs are readily available for cash withdrawals.

Capital πŸ›οΈ

The capital of the Netherlands is Amsterdam. The country is known for its flat landscape, with about a quarter of the land below sea level.

Emergency πŸ†˜

In case of emergency, dial 112 for police, fire, or medical assistance.

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The Dutch are known for their direct communication style and practical approach. It's common to greet with a handshake. Cycling is a popular mode of transportation, and the Dutch are proud of their cheese and traditional wooden shoes called "clogs."

Translations πŸ“

Lost in translation? Get here a few words to get started in NL.

Facts πŸ“‹

See here some fun facts about Netherlands.

Tulip Fields

The Netherlands is famous for its vibrant tulip fields, especially in the Keukenhof Gardens.

Cycling Culture

The Netherlands is a cyclist's paradise, with an extensive network of bike paths and bike-friendly infrastructure.

Windmills

The country is home to traditional windmills, some of which are still used for various purposes, such as water management and grinding grain.

Cheese

The Netherlands is renowned for its cheese, particularly Gouda and Edam varieties.

Kingdom of the Netherlands

The Netherlands is part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, which also includes three islands in the Caribbean: Aruba, Curaçao, and Sint Maarten.

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