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Index Middelburg

Middelburg is a city and municipality in the south-western Netherlands serving as the capital of the province of Zeeland. [1]

78 relations: Almere, Amsterdam, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Arnemuiden, Borsele, Burgemeester, Canal, Capital city, Central European Summer Time, Central European Time, City gate, City rights in the Low Countries, County of Flanders, Dauwendaele, Dutch East India Company, Dutch Golden Age, Early modern period, Easter Island, Eighty Years' War, Folkestone, French Polynesia, Głogów, Goes, Hans Lippershey, Harald Bergmann, History of slavery, History of the telescope, Holland, Jacob Roggeveen, Kleverskerke, Leiden, Lens (optics), List of cities in the Netherlands by province, List of municipalities of the Netherlands, Menasseh Ben Israel, Microscope, Middle Ages, Moat, Monastery, Municipal council (Netherlands), Nagasaki, Netherlands, Nieuw- en Sint Joosland, Noord-Beveland, Operation Infatuate, Pacific Ocean, People's Party for Freedom and Democracy, Petronella Johanna de Timmerman, Pieter Gaal, Postal codes in the Netherlands, ..., Provinces of the Netherlands, Rafael Sabatini, Roman Catholic Diocese of Middelburg, Roosendaal, Rotterdam, Scientific Revolution, Siege of Middelburg (1572–74), Simeria, Sint Laurens, Teiuș, Telephone numbers in the Netherlands, The Hague, Town hall of Middelburg, Train station, Tuamotus, University College Roosevelt, Utrecht, Utrecht University, Veere, Veerse Meer, Vikings, Vilvoorde, Vlissingen, Walcheren, William the Silent, Zacharias Janssen, Zeeland, Zuid-Beveland. Expand index (28 more) »


Almere is a planned city and municipality in the province of Flevoland, Netherlands, bordering Lelystad and Zeewolde.

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Amsterdam is the capital and most populous municipality of the Netherlands.

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Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, known informally as Schiphol (Luchthaven Schiphol), is the main international airport of the Netherlands.

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Arnemuiden is a small city of around 5000 people in the municipality of Middelburg in the province of Zeeland in the Netherlands.

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Borsele (Zeelandic: Bossele) is a municipality in the southwestern Netherlands on Zuid-Beveland.

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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.

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Canals, or navigations, are human-made channels, or artificial waterways, for water conveyance, or to service water transport vehicles.

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Capital city

A capital city (or simply capital) is the municipality exercising primary status in a country, state, province, or other administrative region, usually as its seat of government.

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Central European Summer Time

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.

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Central European Time

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).

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City gate

A city gate is a gate which is, or was, set within a city wall.

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City rights in the Low Countries

City rights are a feature of the medieval history of the Low Countries.

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County of Flanders

The County of Flanders (Graafschap Vlaanderen, Comté de Flandre) was a historic territory in the Low Countries.

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Dauwendaele is a part of the city of Middelburg, The Netherlands.

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Dutch East India Company

The United East India Company, sometimes known as the United East Indies Company (Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie; or Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie in modern spelling; abbreviated to VOC), better known to the English-speaking world as the Dutch East India Company or sometimes as the Dutch East Indies Company, was a multinational corporation that was founded in 1602 from a government-backed consolidation of several rival Dutch trading companies.

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Dutch Golden Age

The Dutch Golden Age (Gouden Eeuw) was a period in the history of the Netherlands, roughly spanning the 17th century, in which Dutch trade, science, military, and art were among the most acclaimed in the world.

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Early modern period

The early modern period of modern history follows the late Middle Ages of the post-classical era.

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Easter Island

Easter Island (Rapa Nui, Isla de Pascua) is a Chilean island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, at the southeasternmost point of the Polynesian Triangle in Oceania.

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Eighty Years' War

The Eighty Years' War (Tachtigjarige Oorlog; Guerra de los Ochenta Años) or Dutch War of Independence (1568–1648) was a revolt of the Seventeen Provinces of what are today the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg against the political and religious hegemony of Philip II of Spain, the sovereign of the Habsburg Netherlands.

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Folkestone is a port town on the English Channel, in Kent, south-east England.

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French Polynesia

French Polynesia (Polynésie française; Pōrīnetia Farāni) is an overseas collectivity of the French Republic; collectivité d'outre-mer de la République française (COM), sometimes unofficially referred to as an overseas country; pays d'outre-mer (POM).

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Głogów (Glogau, rarely Groß-Glogau, Hlohov) is a town in southwestern Poland.

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Goes is a city and municipality in the southwestern Netherlands on Zuid-Beveland, in the province of Zeeland.

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Hans Lippershey

Hans Lippershey (1570 – buried 29 September 1619), also known as Johann Lippershey or Lipperhey, was a German-Dutch spectacle-maker.

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Harald Bergmann

Harald M. Bergmann (born 23 September 1965, Rotterdam) is a Dutch politician of the VVD.

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History of slavery

The history of slavery spans many cultures, nationalities, and religions from ancient times to the present day.

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History of the telescope

The earliest known telescope appeared in 1608 in the Netherlands when an eyeglass maker named Hans Lippershey tried to obtain a patent on one.

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Holland is a region and former province on the western coast of the Netherlands.

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Jacob Roggeveen

Jacob Roggeveen (1 February 1659 – 31 January 1729) was a Dutch explorer who was sent to find Terra Australis, but instead came across Easter Island (called Easter Island because he landed there on Easter Day).

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Kleverskerke is a small village in the Dutch province of Zeeland.

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Leiden (in English and archaic Dutch also Leyden) is a city and municipality in the province of South Holland, Netherlands.

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Lens (optics)

A lens is a transmissive optical device that focuses or disperses a light beam by means of refraction.

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List of cities in the Netherlands by province

Below are twelve alphabetical lists of cities in the Netherlands ordered by province.

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List of municipalities of the Netherlands

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.

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Menasseh Ben Israel

Manoel Dias Soeiro (1604 – November 20, 1657), better known by his Hebrew name Menasseh ben Israel, also, Menasheh ben Yossef ben Yisrael, also known with the Hebrew acronym, MB"Y, was a Portuguese rabbi, kabbalist, writer, diplomat, printer and publisher, founder of the first Hebrew printing press (named Emeth Meerets Titsma`h) in Amsterdam in 1626.

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A microscope (from the μικρός, mikrós, "small" and σκοπεῖν, skopeîn, "to look" or "see") is an instrument used to see objects that are too small to be seen by the naked eye.

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Middle Ages

In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.

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A moat is a deep, broad ditch, either dry or filled with water, that is dug and surrounds a castle, fortification, building or town, historically to provide it with a preliminary line of defence.

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A monastery is a building or complex of buildings comprising the domestic quarters and workplaces of monastics, monks or nuns, whether living in communities or alone (hermits).

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Municipal council (Netherlands)

In the Netherlands the municipal council (Dutch: gemeenteraad) is the elected assembly of the municipality.

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() is the capital and the largest city of Nagasaki Prefecture on the island of Kyushu in Japan.

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The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.

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Nieuw- en Sint Joosland

Nieuw- en Sint Joosland is a village in the Dutch province of Zeeland.

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Noord-Beveland() (North Beveland) is a municipality and region in the southwestern Netherlands and a former island, now part of the Walcheren-Zuid-Beveland-Noord-Beveland peninsula.

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Operation Infatuate

Operation Infatuate was the code name given to an Anglo-Canadian operation during the Second World War to open the port of Antwerp to shipping and relieve logistical constraints.

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Pacific Ocean

The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of Earth's oceanic divisions.

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People's Party for Freedom and Democracy

The People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (Volkspartij voor Vrijheid en Democratie, VVD) is a conservative-liberal political party in the Netherlands.

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Petronella Johanna de Timmerman

Petronella Johanna de Timmerman (31 January 1723, Middelburg – 2 May 1786, Utrecht) was a Dutch poet and scientist.

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Pieter Gaal

Pieter Gaal (19 July 1769 in Middelburg – 13/18 January 1819 in Middelburg) in the RKD was a Dutch painter, the son of Thomas Gaal.

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Postal codes in the Netherlands

Postal codes in the Netherlands, known as postcodes, are alphanumeric, consisting of four digits followed by two uppercase letters.

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Provinces of the Netherlands

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.

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Rafael Sabatini

Rafael Sabatini (29 April 1875 – 13 February 1950) was an Italian-English writer of romance and adventure novels.

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Roman Catholic Diocese of Middelburg

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Middelburg was a short-lived (1559-1603) Latin Catholic suffragan diocese in the ecclesiastical province of the Archbishop of Utrecht, with episcopal see at Middelburg, on Walcheren (former) island in the Dutch Zeeland province.

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Roosendaal is both a city and a municipality in the southern Netherlands, in the province of North Brabant.

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Rotterdam is a city in the Netherlands, in South Holland within the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt river delta at the North Sea.

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Scientific Revolution

The Scientific Revolution was a series of events that marked the emergence of modern science during the early modern period, when developments in mathematics, physics, astronomy, biology (including human anatomy) and chemistry transformed the views of society about nature.

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Siege of Middelburg (1572–74)

The Siege of Middelburg (1572–1574) was a siege that lasted two years and took place in the years between 1572 and 1574 during the Eighty Years' War and the Anglo-Spanish War (1585–1604).

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Simeria (Fischdorf; Piski) is a town in Hunedoara County, and an important railway junction with hump yard.

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Sint Laurens

Sint Laurens is a village in the Dutch province of Zeeland.

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Teiuș (Dreikirchen, Dornstadt; Tövis) is a town in Alba County, Romania, near the junction between the Geoagiu River and the Mureș River, with a population of 7,284 inhabitants.

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Telephone numbers in the Netherlands

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.

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The Hague

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.

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Town hall of Middelburg

The late-gothic town hall of Middelburg is situated at the market of Middelburg, Zeeland.

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Train station

A train station, railway station, railroad station, or depot (see below) is a railway facility or area where trains regularly stop to load or unload passengers or freight.

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The Tuamotus, also referred to in English as the Tuamotu Archipelago or the Tuamotu Islands (Îles Tuamotu, officially Archipel des Tuamotu), are a French Polynesian chain of almost 80 islands and atolls forming the largest chain of atolls in the world.

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University College Roosevelt

University College Roosevelt (UCR), formerly known as Roosevelt Academy, is a small, selective, honors undergraduate liberal arts and science college located in Middelburg in the Netherlands and the sole university in Zeeland.

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Utrecht is a city and municipality in the Netherlands, capital and most populous city of the province of Utrecht.

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Utrecht University

Utrecht University (UU; Universiteit Utrecht, formerly Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht) is a university in Utrecht, the Netherlands.

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Veere (Zeelandic: Ter Veere) is a municipality with a population of 22,000 and a town with a population of 1,500 in the southwestern Netherlands, in the region of Walcheren in the province of Zeeland.

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Veerse Meer

The Veerse Meer (Lake Veere) is a lagoon in the southwest Netherlands, in the province of Zeeland.

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Vikings (Old English: wicing—"pirate", Danish and vikinger; Swedish and vikingar; víkingar, from Old Norse) were Norse seafarers, mainly speaking the Old Norse language, who raided and traded from their Northern European homelands across wide areas of northern, central, eastern and western Europe, during the late 8th to late 11th centuries.

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Vilvoorde (Vilvorde, historically known as Filford in English) is a Belgian municipality in the Flemish province of Flemish Brabant.

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Vlissingen (Zeelandic: Vlissienge; historical name in Flushing) is a municipality and a city in the southwestern Netherlands on the former island of Walcheren.

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Walcheren is a region and former island in the Dutch province of Zeeland at the mouth of the Scheldt estuary.

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William the Silent

William I, Prince of Orange (24 April 1533 – 10 July 1584), also widely known as William the Silent or William the Taciturn (translated from Willem de Zwijger), or more commonly known as William of Orange (Willem van Oranje), was the main leader of the Dutch revolt against the Spanish Habsburgs that set off the Eighty Years' War (1568–1648) and resulted in the formal independence of the United Provinces in 1581.

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Zacharias Janssen

Zacharias Janssen (also Zacharias Jansen or Sacharias Jansen) (1585 – pre-1632) was a Dutch spectacle-maker from Middelburg associated with the invention of the first optical telescope.

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Zeeland (Zeelandic: Zeêland, historical English exonym Zealand) is the westernmost and least populous province of the Netherlands.

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Zuid-Beveland (South Beveland) is part of the province of Zeeland in the Netherlands north of the Westerschelde and south of the Oosterschelde.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middelburg

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