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3,258 Articles of interest in Netherlands

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  • Brunssum

    Brunssum (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbrʏnsʏm]; Limburgish: Broensem) is a municipality and a town in the province of Limburg in the Netherlands.

  • Schiermonnikoog

    Schiermonnikoog ([ˌsxiːrmɔnəkˈoːx]; West Frisian: Skiermûntseach) is an island, a municipality, and a national park in the northern Netherlands. Schiermonnikoog is one of the West Frisian Islands, and is part of the province of Friesland.

  • SS Archimedes

    SS Archimedes was a steamship built in Britain in 1839. She is notable for being the world's first steamship to be driven by a screw propeller.

  • Lower Rhine

    The Lower Rhine (German: Niederrhein; kilometers 660 to 1,033 of the Rhine River) flows from Bonn, Germany, to the North Sea at Hoek van Holland, Netherlands (including the Nederrijn or "Nether Rhine" within the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt delta); alternati…

  • Hague Academy of International Law

    The Hague Academy of International Law (French: Académie de droit international de La Haye) is a center for high-level education in both public and private international law housed in the Peace Palace in The Hague, the Netherlands.

  • Damrak

    The Damrak is an avenue and partially filled in canal at the centre of Amsterdam, running between Amsterdam Centraal in the north and Dam Square in the south. It is the main street where people arriving at the station enter the centre of Amsterdam. …

  • Amsterdam-Zuid

    Amsterdam-Zuid (English: Amsterdam South) is a borough (stadsdeel) of Amsterdam, Netherlands. The borough was formed in 2010 as a merger of the former boroughs Oud-Zuid and Zuideramstel. The borough has almost 138,000 inhabitants (2013). With 8,500 …

  • Walibi Holland

    Walibi Holland (previously called Flevohof, Walibi Flevo, Six Flags Holland and Walibi World) is a theme park in Biddinghuizen, Netherlands.

  • Waalwijk

    Waalwijk (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʋaːlʋɛi̯k]) is a municipality and a city in the southern Netherlands. It had a population of 46,495 in 2014 and is located near the motorways A59 and N261. The villages of Capelle, Vrijhoeve-Capelle, Sprang (the form…

  • VRA Cricket Ground

    VRA Cricket Ground is a cricket ground in Amstelveen, the Netherlands, the home of VRA Amsterdam since 1939. It has a capacity of 4,500 spectators and regularly plays host to the Netherlands home games in the World Cricket League, Intercontinental C…

  • Uden

    Uden (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈydən]) is a municipality and a town in the province of Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.

  • Oosterschelde

    The Oosterschelde (Eastern Scheldt) is a tidal basin in Zeeland, Netherlands, between Schouwen-Duiveland and Tholen on the north and Noord-Beveland and Zuid-Beveland on the south.

  • Erasmus MC

    The Erasmus University Medical Center (Erasmus MC) based in Rotterdam, Netherlands, affiliated with Erasmus University and home to its faculty of medicine, is the "largest and one of the most authoritative scientific University Medical Centers in Eu…

  • Diergaarde Blijdorp

    Diergaarde Blijdorp (Official Dutch name: Stichting Koninklijke Rotterdamse Diergaarde, Foundation Royal Zoo of Rotterdam) is a zoo in the northwestern part of Rotterdam, one of the oldest zoos in the Netherlands.

  • Vlieland

    Vlieland (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈvlilɑnt]; West Frisian: Flylân) is a municipality and island in the northern Netherlands. The municipality of Vlieland has only one major town: Oost-Vlieland (West Frisian: East-Flylân).

  • Tiel

    Tiel (Dutch pronunciation: [til]) is a municipality and a town in the middle of the Netherlands. The town is enclosed by the Waal river and the Linge river on the south and the north side, and the Amsterdam-Rhine Canal on the east side.

  • Stopera

    The Stopera is a building complex in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, housing both the city hall of Amsterdam and the Dutch National Opera & Ballet, the principal opera house in Amsterdam that is home of Dutch National Opera, Dutch National Ballet and Ho…

  • Sparta Stadion Het Kasteel

    Sparta Stadion, nicknamed Het Kasteel, (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈspɑrta ˌstaːdiˌjɔn ət kɑsˈteːl]) is a football stadium in Rotterdam, Netherlands. It is the home ground of Sparta Rotterdam.

  • Heerhugowaard

    Heerhugowaard ([ˌɦeːrɦyɣoːˈʋaːrt]; West Frisian: Heerhugoweard, Heregeweard or De Weard) is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland and the region of West-Frisia.

  • Coevorden

    Coevorden (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈkuvɔrdən]; Dutch Low Saxon: Koevern) is a municipality and a city in the northeastern Netherlands.

  • Battle of the Afsluitdijk

    The Battle of the Afsluitdijk was an unsuccessful attempt by the German Army to seize the Afsluitdijk in May 1940, during World War II. If the Germans had taken the dyke, they could have taken North Holland from its north.

  • Venray

    Venray (old Dutch spelling: Venraij) ( pronunciation ) (Limburgish: Venroj) is a municipality and a town in Limburg, the Netherlands.

  • Portuguese Synagogue (Amsterdam)

    The Portuguese Synagogue, also known as the Esnoga (Ladino: אסנוגה), or Snoge, is a late 17th-century Sephardic synagogue in Amsterdam, completed in 1675. Esnoga is the Ladino word for synagogue. The Amsterdam Sephardic community was one of the larg…

  • Operation Infatuate

    Operation Infatuate was the codename given to an Anglo-Canadian operation during the Second World War to open the port of Antwerp to shipping and relieve logistical constraints. The operation was part of the wider Battle of the Scheldt and involved …

  • Muiderslot

    The Muiderslot is a castle in the Netherlands, located at the mouth of the river Vecht, some 15 kilometers southeast of Amsterdam, in Muiden, where it flows into what used to be the Zuiderzee.

  • Klinikum Aachen

    The Klinikum Aachen, full German name "Universitätsklinikum Aachen" (University Hospital Aachen), abbreviated UKA, formerly known as "Neues Klinikum", is the largest single-building hospital in Europe, located in Aachen (Germany).

  • Euroborg

    Euroborg (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈøːroːˌbɔrx]) is the stadium of football club FC Groningen, with a capacity of 22,329 seats and located to the south-east of Groningen. The stadium site houses a casino, movie theater, school, supermarket, and a fitne…

  • Doorn

    Doorn is a town in the municipality of Utrechtse Heuvelrug in the central Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht.

  • Brouwerij 't IJ

    Brouwerij 't IJ (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌbrʌuʋəˈrɛi ət ɛi]; English: The IJ Brewery) is a small brewery in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It is located in a former bath house named Funen, next to the De Gooyer windmill. The brewery was opened by Kaspar Pete…

  • Battle of Overloon

    The Battle of Overloon was a Second World War battle between Allied forces and the German Army which took place in and around the village of Overloon in the south-east of the Netherlands between 30 September and 18 October 1944. The battle, which re…