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Terschelling

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Terschelling (Skylge; Terschelling dialect: Schylge) is a municipality and an island in the northern Netherlands, one of the West Frisian Islands. [1]

46 relations: Ameland, Baaiduinen, Brandaris, Burgemeester, Central European Summer Time, Central European Time, Container ship, Cranberry, Dutch language, Edward IV of England, Formerum, Friesland, Great Fire of London, GroenLinks, Harlingen, Netherlands, Holmes's Bonfire, Hoorn, Friesland, Island, Kinnum, Koffiemolen, Formerum, Landerum, Lies, Friesland, List of municipalities of the Netherlands, Michiel de Ruyter, Middle Ages, Midsland, Municipal council (Netherlands), Municipality, Netherlands, North Sea, Oan Schylge, Oerol Festival, Oosterend, Terschelling, Postal codes in the Netherlands, Raid on the Medway, Robert Holmes (Royal Navy officer), Scurvy, Second Anglo-Dutch War, Telephone numbers in the Netherlands, Vlieland, Waadhoeke, Wadden Sea, West Frisian Islands, West Frisian language, West-Terschelling, Willem Barentsz.

Ameland

Ameland (West Frisian: It Amelân) is a municipality and one of the West Frisian Islands off the north coast of the Netherlands.

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Baaiduinen

Baaiduinen is a village on the Frisian Wadden Sea island of Terschelling in the Netherlands.

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Brandaris

The Brandaris is a lighthouse on the Dutch Wadden Sea island Terschelling, in Friesland.

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Burgemeester

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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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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Container ship

Container ships (sometimes spelled containerships) are cargo ships that carry all of their load in truck-size intermodal containers, in a technique called containerization.

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Cranberry

Cranberries are a group of evergreen dwarf shrubs or trailing vines in the subgenus Oxycoccus of the genus Vaccinium.

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Dutch language

The Dutch language is a West Germanic language, spoken by around 23 million people as a first language (including the population of the Netherlands where it is the official language, and about sixty percent of Belgium where it is one of the three official languages) and by another 5 million as a second language.

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Edward IV of England

Edward IV (28 April 1442 – 9 April 1483) was the King of England from 4 March 1461 to 3 October 1470, and again from 11 April 1471 until his death.

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Formerum

Formerum (Formearum) is a village on Terschelling in the province of Friesland, the Netherlands.

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Friesland

Friesland (official, Fryslân), also historically known as Frisia, is a province of the Netherlands located in the northern part of the country.

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Great Fire of London

The Great Fire of London was a major conflagration that swept through the central parts of the English city of London from Sunday, 2 September to Thursday, 6 of September 1666.

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GroenLinks

GroenLinks (GreenLeft, GrienLinks, GL) is a green political party in the Netherlands.

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Harlingen, Netherlands

Harlingen (West Frisian: Harns) is a municipality and a city in the northern Netherlands, in the province of Friesland on the coast of Wadden Sea.

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Holmes's Bonfire

Holmes's Bonfire was a raid on the Vlie estuary in the Netherlands, executed by the English Fleet during the Second Anglo-Dutch War on 19 and 20 August 1666 (New Style, 9 and 10 August Old Style).

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Hoorn, Friesland

Hoorn (Hoarn) is a village on Terschelling in the province of Friesland, the Netherlands.

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Island

An island or isle is any piece of sub-continental land that is surrounded by water.

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Kinnum

Kinnum (Kinum) is a small village on Terschelling in the province of Friesland, the Netherlands.

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Koffiemolen, Formerum

Koffiemolen (English: Coffee Mill) or Formerumermolen (English: Mill of Formerum) is a smock mill in Formerum, on the island of Terschelling, Friesland, Netherlands which was built in 1876 and has been restored to working order.

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Landerum

Landerum is a small village on Terschelling in the province of Friesland, the Netherlands.

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Lies, Friesland

Lies is a small village on Terschelling in the province of Friesland, the Netherlands.

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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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Michiel de Ruyter

Michiel Adriaenszoon de Ruyter (24 March 1607 – 29 April 1676) was a Dutch admiral.

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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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Midsland

Midsland (Midslân) is the second-largest village on the Dutch island of Terschelling in the province of Friesland, the Netherlands.

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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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Municipality

A municipality is usually a single urban or administrative division having corporate status and powers of self-government or jurisdiction as granted by national and state laws to which it is subordinate.

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Netherlands

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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North Sea

The North Sea (Mare Germanicum) is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.

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Oan Schylge

Oan Schylge is the anthem of Terschelling, one of the West Frisian Islands in the northern Netherlands.

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Oerol Festival

Oerol is a cultural festival on the island of Terschelling in the Netherlands that is held annually in June.

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Oosterend, Terschelling

Oosterend (Aasterein) is the easternmost village on Terschelling in the province of Friesland, the Netherlands.

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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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Raid on the Medway

The Raid on the Medway, during the Second Anglo-Dutch War in June 1667, was a successful attack conducted by the Dutch navy on English battleships at a time when most were virtually unmanned and unarmed, laid up in the fleet anchorages off Chatham Dockyard and Gillingham in the county of Kent.

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Robert Holmes (Royal Navy officer)

Sir Robert Holmes (ca. 1622 – 18 November 1692) was an English Admiral of the Restoration Navy.

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Scurvy

Scurvy is a disease resulting from a lack of vitamin C (ascorbic acid).

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Second Anglo-Dutch War

The Second Anglo-Dutch War (4 March 1665 – 31 July 1667), or the Second Dutch War (Tweede Engelse Oorlog "Second English War") was a conflict fought between England and the Dutch Republic for control over the seas and trade routes, where England tried to end the Dutch domination of world trade during a period of intense European commercial rivalry.

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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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Vlieland

Vlieland (Flylân) is a municipality and island in the northern Netherlands.

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Waadhoeke

Waadhoeke is a municipality of Friesland in the northern Netherlands.

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Wadden Sea

The Wadden Sea (Waddenzee, Wattenmeer, Wattensee or Waddenzee, Vadehavet, longname, di Heef) is an intertidal zone in the southeastern part of the North Sea.

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West Frisian Islands

The West Frisian Islands (Waadeilannen) are a chain of islands in the North Sea off the Dutch coast, along the edge of the Wadden Sea.

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West Frisian language

West Frisian, or simply Frisian (Frysk; Fries) is a West Germanic language spoken mostly in the province of Friesland (Fryslân) in the north of the Netherlands, mostly by those of Frisian ancestry.

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West-Terschelling

West-Terschelling (West-Skylge) is the largest village on Terschelling in the province Friesland, the Netherlands.

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Willem Barentsz

Willem Barentsz (anglicized as William Barents or Barentz) (c. 1550 – 20 June 1597) was a Dutch navigator, cartographer, and Arctic explorer.

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References

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

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