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Ada (1188–1223) was Countess of Holland between 1203 and 1207.
The All Saints' Flood of 1170 (Allerheiligenvloed) was a catastrophic flood in the Netherlands that took place in 1170.
The American Revolution was a colonial revolt that took place between 1765 and 1783.
The Battle of Camperdown (known in Dutch as the Zeeslag bij Kamperduin) was a major naval action fought on 11 October 1797, between the British North Sea Fleet under Admiral Adam Duncan and a Batavian Navy fleet under Vice-Admiral Jan de Winter.
The Battle of Scheveningen (also known as the Battle of Texel or the Battle of Ter Heijde) was the final naval battle of the First Anglo-Dutch War.
The naval Battle of Texel or Battle of Kijkduin took place off the southern coast of island of Texel on 21 August 1673 (11 August O.S.) between the Dutch and the combined English and French fleets.
The Battle off Texel, also known as the Action off Texel or the Action of 17 October 1914, was a naval battle off the coast of the Dutch island of Texel during the First World War.
A bird of prey, predatory bird, or raptor is any of several species of bird that hunts and feeds on rodents and other animals.
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.
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).
The Christian Democratic Appeal (Christen-Democratisch Appèl,; CDA) is a Christian-democratic political party in the Netherlands.
City rights are a feature of the medieval history of the Low Countries.
Compressed natural gas (CNG) (methane stored at high pressure) is a fuel which can be used in place of gasoline (petrol), Diesel fuel and propane/LPG.
De Cocksdorp is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland.
De Koog is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland.
De Waal is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland.
Democrats 66 (Democraten 66, D66,; officially Politieke Partij Democraten 66) is a social-liberal political party in the Netherlands.
Den Burg is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland.
Den Helder is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland.
Den Hoorn is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland.
Driehuizen is a hamlet in the Dutch province of North Holland.
Dunes of Texel National Park (Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel) is a national park located on the North-Holland island of Texel in the Netherlands.
The Dutch municipal elections of 2018 were held on 21 March in 335 municipalities in the Netherlands.
Eierland is a former island in the Netherlands.
The Eierland Lighthouse is a lighthouse on the northernmost tip of the Dutch island of Texel.
The First Anglo-Dutch War, or, simply, the First Dutch War, (Eerste Engelse zeeoorlog "First English Sea War") (1652–54) was a conflict fought entirely at sea between the navies of the Commonwealth of England and the United Provinces of the Netherlands.
Flamborough Head is a promontory, long on the Yorkshire coast of England, between the Filey and Bridlington bays of the North Sea.
The French Revolutionary Wars were a series of sweeping military conflicts lasting from 1792 until 1802 and resulting from the French Revolution.
Friesland (official, Fryslân), also historically known as Frisia, is a province of the Netherlands located in the northern part of the country.
The Georgian Uprising on Texel (Opstand der Georgiërs) (5 April 1945 – 20 May 1945) was an insurrection by the 882nd Infantry Battalion Königin Tamara (Queen Tamar or Tamara) of the Georgian Legion of the German Army stationed on the German occupied Dutch island of Texel (pronounced Tessel).
Geese are waterfowl of the family Anatidae.
Grand Hotel Opduin is a Dutch hotel located in the Dunes of Texel National Park.
GroenLinks (GreenLeft, GrienLinks, GL) is a green political party in the Netherlands.
Five ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Serapis, after the god Serapis of Hellenistic Egypt.
An island or isle is any piece of sub-continental land that is surrounded by water.
John Paul Jones (born John Paul; July 6, 1747 July 18, 1792) was the United States' first well-known naval commander in the American Revolutionary War.
The Labour Party (Partij van de Arbeid,, abbreviated as PvdA, or P van de A) is a social-democratic political party in 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.
Louis Joseph Lahure (29 November 1767 in Mons – 24 October 1853 in Wavrechain-sous-Faulx) was a general from the Southern Netherlands in the service of the First French Republic and First French Empire.
The Marsdiep is a deep tide-race between Den Helder and Texel in the Netherlands, and running southwards between sandbanks.
In the Netherlands the municipal council (Dutch: gemeenteraad) is the elected assembly of the 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.
The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.
Noorderhaaks, also called Razende Bol (Raging Ball in Dutch), is an uninhabited Dutch island "", Nederlands Dagblad, 2003.
North Holland (Noord-Holland, West Frisian Dutch: Noard-Holland) is a province of the Netherlands located in the northwestern part of the country.
The North Sea (Mare Germanicum) is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.
Oosterend is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland.
Oudeschild is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland.
The People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (Volkspartij voor Vrijheid en Democratie, VVD) is a conservative-liberal political party in the Netherlands.
A polder is a low-lying tract of land enclosed by dikes that form an artificial hydrological entity, meaning it has no connection with outside water other than through manually operated devices.
Postal codes in the Netherlands, known as postcodes, are alphanumeric, consisting of four digits followed by two uppercase letters.
The Royal TESO N.V. is a private ferry company operating the only public boat service to and from the Dutch Wadden island of Texel.
In oceanography, geomorphology, and earth sciences, a shoal is a natural submerged ridge, bank, or bar that consists of, or is covered by, sand or other unconsolidated material, and rises from the bed of a body of water to near the surface.
Teknisk Ukeblad (TU, Technical Weekly Magazine) is Norwegian engineering magazine.
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 Texel Disaster took place off the Dutch coast on the night of 31 August 1940 and involved the sinking of two Royal Navy destroyers, and damage to a third and a light cruiser.
Texel International Airport is a small airport located north northeast of Den Burg on the island of Texel in the north of the Netherlands.
The Third Anglo-Dutch War or the Third Dutch War (Derde Engelse Oorlog "Third English War", or Derde Engelse Zeeoorlog "Third English Sea War") was a military conflict between the Kingdom of England and the Dutch Republic, that lasted between April 1672 and early 1674.
Bonhomme Richard, formerly Duc de Duras, was a warship in the Continental Navy.
Vlieland (Flylân) is a municipality and island in the northern Netherlands.
The Wadden Sea (Waddenzee, Wattenmeer, Wattensee or Waddenzee, Vadehavet, longname, di Heef) is an intertidal zone in the southeastern part of the North Sea.
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.
Wieringen is part of the new municipality of Hollands Kroon, established in 2012 in the province of North Holland in the Netherlands.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
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.