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The A12 motorway is a motorway in the Netherlands.
The A20 motorway is a motorway in the Netherlands.
Adrianus Petrus Wilhelmus "Ad" Melkert (born 12 February 1956) is a Dutch politician and diplomat of the Labour Party (PvdA).
Adriaan Vlacq (1600–1667) was a Dutch book publisher and author of mathematical tables.
Alphen aan den Rijn (English: Alphen upon Rhine or Alphen on the Rhine) is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland, between Leiden and Utrecht.
Amsterdam is the capital and most populous municipality of the Netherlands.
Andrea Nuyt (born 10 July 1974) is a retired speed skater from the Netherlands who won a silver medal at the World Sprint Speed Skating Championships for Women in 2002.
The Baltic Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean, enclosed by Scandinavia, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Poland, Germany and the North and Central European Plain.
Bodegraven-Reeuwijk is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland with a population of in.
In the Netherlands and Belgium, the mayor (burgemeester or bourgmestre) is an appointed government position, whose main responsibility is chairing the executive and legislative councils of a municipality.
Canals, or navigations, are human-made channels, or artificial waterways, for water conveyance, or to service water transport vehicles.
A castle (from castellum) is a type of fortified structure built during the Middle Ages by predominantly the nobility or royalty and by military orders.
Central European Summer Time (CEST), sometime referred also as Central European Daylight Time (CEDT), is the standard clock time observed during the period of summer daylight-saving in those European countries which observe Central European Time (UTC+1) during the other part of the year.
Central European Time (CET), used in most parts of Europe and a few North African countries, is a standard time which is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
City rights are a feature of the medieval history of the Low Countries.
The Concerto for Group and Orchestra is a concerto composed by Jon Lord, with lyrics written by Ian Gillan.
De Zalm is the oldest inn in Gouda city, South Holland, Netherlands.
Dirk Wouter Johannes "Dick" van Dijk (15 February 1946 – 8 July 1997) was a Dutch footballer who played for FC Twente and Ajax Amsterdam.
Eduard Franciscus "Ed" de Goeij (born 20 December 1966) is a Dutch former football goalkeeper.
Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (28 October 1466Gleason, John B. "The Birth Dates of John Colet and Erasmus of Rotterdam: Fresh Documentary Evidence," Renaissance Quarterly, The University of Chicago Press on behalf of the Renaissance Society of America, Vol. 32, No. 1 (Spring, 1979), pp. 73–76; – 12 July 1536), known as Erasmus or Erasmus of Rotterdam,Erasmus was his baptismal name, given after St. Erasmus of Formiae.
Flanders (Vlaanderen, Flandre, Flandern) is the Dutch-speaking northern portion of Belgium, although there are several overlapping definitions, including ones related to culture, language, politics and history.
Floris V (24 June 1254 – 27 June 1296) reigned as Count of Holland and Zeeland from 1256 until 1296.
Gentrification is a process of renovation of deteriorated urban neighborhoods by means of the influx of more affluent residents.
Gerard or Gheraert Leeu, Leew, Lyon, or Leonis, (between 1445 and 1450, Gouda - 1492, Antwerp) was a Dutch printer of incunabula.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
Geuzen (French: Les Gueux, English: the Beggars) was a name assumed by the confederacy of Calvinist Dutch nobles, who from 1566 opposed Spanish rule in the Netherlands.
Gloucester is a city and district in Gloucestershire, England, of which it is the county town.
Gloucestershire (formerly abbreviated as Gloucs. in print but now often as Glos.) is a county in South West England.
Gothic architecture is an architectural style that flourished in Europe during the High and Late Middle Ages.
Gouda by Candlelight is a Christmas event with music, theatre, and singing in the big market square in the town of Gouda, the Netherlands.
Gouda (Goudse kaas "cheese from Gouda"), is a mild, yellow cheese made from cow's milk.
Gouda Goverwelle is a railway station located on the Utrecht–Rotterdam railway in the Goverwelle area of Gouda in the Netherlands.
Gouda is a railway station in Gouda, Netherlands.
The Gouwe is a channelized river in South Holland, the Netherlands.
Gracht (plural: grachten) is a Dutch word frequently encountered by non-Dutch people when confronted with several things related to the Netherlands, such as Dutch art (mainly 17th-century town-views of grachten), Dutch history (notably the Anne Frank House and several monuments in Amsterdam, located on grachten) or tourism (especially boating tours on the grachten of various Dutch cities).
Johannes "Hans" van Leeuwen (born 1946 in Gouda) is a Dutch-American emeritus professor of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering at Iowa State University and an entrepreneur in ethanol co-product development through Vandanco Technologies, LLC.
Holland is a region and former province on the western coast of the Netherlands.
The Hollandse (or Hollandsche) IJssel ("Holland IJssel", as opposed to the 'regular' or Gelderland IJssel) is a branch of the Rhine delta that flows westward from Nieuwegein on river Lek through IJsselstein, Gouda and Capelle aan den IJssel to Krimpen aan den IJssel, where it ends in the Nieuwe Maas.
An incunable, or sometimes incunabulum (plural incunables or incunabula, respectively), is a book, pamphlet, or broadside printed in Europe before the year 1501.
John Douglas Lord (9 June 194116 July 2012) was an English composer, pianist, and Hammond organ player known for his pioneering work in fusing rock with classical or baroque forms, especially with Deep Purple, as well as Whitesnake, Paice Ashton Lord, The Artwoods, and The Flower Pot Men.
Kongsberg is a town and municipality in Buskerud county, Norway.
Leon Willem Evert "Léon" de Jong (born August 31, 1982 in Gouda) is a Dutch politician and singer and a former musician and salesman.
Leiden (in English and archaic Dutch also Leyden) is a city and municipality in the province of South Holland, Netherlands.
Leo Vroman (April 10, 1915 – February 22, 2014) was a Dutch-American hematologist, a prolific poet mainly in Dutch and an illustrator.
Linen is a textile made from the fibers of the flax plant.
Below are twelve alphabetical lists of cities in the Netherlands ordered by province.
As of January 2018, there are 380 municipalities (Dutch: gemeenten) and 3 public bodies (openbare lichamen), also referred to as special municipalities (bijzondere gemeenten), in the Netherlands.
This list of sovereign states provides an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.
A lock is a device used for raising and lowering boats, ships and other watercraft between stretches of water of different levels on river and canal waterways.
Marco de Goeij (born, 1967 Gouda) is a Dutch composer, known for having reconstructed the lost musical score for Jon Lord's Concerto for Group and Orchestra in 1999.
A marsh is a wetland that is dominated by herbaceous rather than woody plant species.
In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.
Milo Schoenmaker (born November 17, 1967 in Alkmaar) is a Dutch politician for the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD).
In the Netherlands the municipal council (Dutch: gemeenteraad) is the elected assembly of the municipality.
The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.
North Holland (Noord-Holland, West Frisian Dutch: Noard-Holland) is a province of the Netherlands located in the northwestern part of the country.
North Rhine-Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen,, commonly shortened to NRW) is the most populous state of Germany, with a population of approximately 18 million, and the fourth largest by area.
Norway (Norwegian: (Bokmål) or (Nynorsk); Norga), officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a unitary sovereign state whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard.
The Oude Rijn (Old Rhine) is a branch of the Rhine delta in the Dutch provinces of Utrecht and South Holland.
Ouderkerk (population: in) is a former municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.
Paulien van Deutekom (born 4 February 1981) is a Dutch former champion speed skater who specialised in the middle long distances, over 1000 and 1500 metres.
Peat, also called turf, is an accumulation of partially decayed vegetation or organic matter that is unique to natural areas called peatlands, bogs, mires, moors, or muskegs.
The People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (Volkspartij voor Vrijheid en Democratie, VVD) is a conservative-liberal political party in the Netherlands.
Per aspera ad astra (or, less commonly, ad astra per aspera) is a popular Latin phrase meaning "through hardship to the stars".
Pieter Johannes van Rhijn (March 24, 1886 – May 9, 1960) was a Dutch astronomer.
Plague is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis.
Postal codes in the Netherlands, known as postcodes, are alphanumeric, consisting of four digits followed by two uppercase letters.
There are currently twelve provinces of the Netherlands, representing the administrative layer between the national government and the local municipalities, with responsibility for matters of subnational or regional importance.
René van der Wouden (born February 10, 1972) is a Dutch electronic musician.
Resistance movements during World War II occurred in every occupied country by a variety of means, ranging from non-cooperation, disinformation and propaganda, to hiding crashed pilots and even to outright warfare and the recapturing of towns.
The Archdiocese of Utrecht (Archidioecesis Ultraiectensis) is an archdiocese of the Catholic Church in the Netherlands.
Rotterdam is a city in the Netherlands, in South Holland within the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt river delta at the North Sea.
In local government, a city hall, town hall, civic centre, (in the UK or Australia) a guildhall, a Rathaus (German), or (more rarely) a municipal building, is the chief administrative building of a city, town, or other municipality.
The Sint Janskerk in Gouda, the Netherlands, is a large Gothic church, known especially for its stained glass windows, for which it has been placed on the UNESCO list of Dutch monuments.
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
Solingen is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
South Holland (Zuid-Holland) is a province of the Netherlands with a population of just over 3.6 million as of 2015 and a population density of about, making it the country's most populous province and one of the world's most densely populated areas.
The term stained glass can refer to coloured glass as a material or to works created from it.
A stroopwafel (literally "syrup waffle") is a waffle made from two thin layers of baked dough with a caramel syrup filling in the middle.
Telephone numbers in the Netherlands are administered by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation of the Netherlands and may be grouped into three general categories: geographical numbers, non-geographical numbers, and numbers for public services.
The Hague (Den Haag,, short for 's-Gravenhage) is a city on the western coast of the Netherlands and the capital of the province of South Holland.
A tobacco pipe, often called simply a pipe, is a device specifically made to smoke tobacco.
Tourism in the Netherlands is a relatively small sector of the country's economy with a total contribution of 5.4% to gross domestic product and 9.6% to employment.
Town privileges or borough rights were important features of European towns during most of the second millennium.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
Utrecht is a city and municipality in the Netherlands, capital and most populous city of the province of Utrecht.
The Resistance Museum (Verzetsmuseum) is a museum located in the Plantage neighbourhood in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Vlist is a village and former municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.
Waddinxveen is a town and municipality along the Gouwe river in the western Netherlands in the province of South Holland near Gouda.
A weigh house or weighing house is a public building at or within which goods are weighed.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Zuidplas, Gemeente Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel.