Zoe Avila Core 3 The Netherlands

This board contains information about six of the eight traits of civilization, and two of my choice. You can learn about the government, economy, history, daily life, religion, arts, food, and geography of the Netherlands.
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Geography- The Netherlands is the size of Massachusetts and Connecticut combined.  The Netherlands is a country at sea level.  Windmills, symbolic of the Dutch, used to pump unwanted salt water from the land back to the North Sea.  The Kingdom of the Netherlands includes the Caribbean Islands of Curaçao, Sint Maarten, and Aruba.

Geography- The Netherlands is the size of Massachusetts and Connecticut combined. The Netherlands is a country at sea level. Windmills, symbolic of the Dutch, used to pump unwanted salt water from the land back to the North Sea. The Kingdom of the Netherlands includes the Caribbean Islands of Curaçao, Sint Maarten, and Aruba.

Food- There are many traditional Dutch pastries. A little like æbleskeivers, poffertjes are buttered, puffy, miniature pancakes dusted with powdered sugar (similar to funnel cake).  Stroopwafels are thin, chewy waffles with syrup holding them together, often served with coffee or tea.  Drop is a Dutch licorice delicacy with more than 4 pounds eaten per capita annually.

Food- There are many traditional Dutch pastries. A little like æbleskeivers, poffertjes are buttered, puffy, miniature pancakes dusted with powdered sugar (similar to funnel cake). Stroopwafels are thin, chewy waffles with syrup holding them together, often served with coffee or tea. Drop is a Dutch licorice delicacy with more than 4 pounds eaten per capita annually.

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Religion- The majority of Catholics live in the southern provinces, such as Brabant and Limburg. Around 16% of the population attends religious services at least once a month, and even fewer attend weekly. It is not required to go to religious services, you have freedom of religion in this country. It is a secular society, maintaining the separation of church and state. This way, neither government nor religion can interfere with their assigned duties.

Religion- The majority of Catholics live in the southern provinces, such as Brabant and Limburg. Around 16% of the population attends religious services at least once a month, and even fewer attend weekly. It is not required to go to religious services, you have freedom of religion in this country. It is a secular society, maintaining the separation of church and state. This way, neither government nor religion can interfere with their assigned duties.

History- After the war, the country was dedicated to rebuilding the land that was annihilated. They joined the United Nations, Benelux, which is a partnership between Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands, and NATO, which is the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. In 1992, they established the European Union, which is almost all of Europe. In, 2013 Queen Beatrix gave up her throne to her eldest son, King Willem-Alexander.

Amsterdam - an aerial view of the interconnecting canals.


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