Netherlands

What is Netherlands known for?


based extreme

''' is a Netherlands-based extreme sports television channel available across Europe and the Middle East. Al Gosling had the idea for the channel in 1998. Sirajov has been reported to be on his way to the Netherlands. Azerbaijani citizen Polad Sirajov detained in Guantanamo will be handed over to Netherlands, ''Azeri-Press Information Agency'', June 20, 2006


wide field

Italian National Research Council (CNR) while the Wide Field Cameras were developed by the Netherlands Institute for Space Research (SRON) and the LECS was developed by the astrophysics division of the European Space Agency's ESTEC (European Space Research and Technology Centre) facility. Flemish nationalism The main issue for the party was Flemish nationalism (Flemish Movement), and most issues that were added later, were in some way also connected to this. ref name

and Jason Donovan and Dutch (Netherlands) dance group 2 Unlimited. As a production house they produced hits for English (England) artists such as Rick Astley, Dead or Alive (Dead or Alive (band)) and Bananarama on other record labels. OmegaCAM: The VST Camera At its Cassegrain focus, the VST hosts an imaging wide-field camera (OmegaCAM), comprising a mosaic of 32 2Kx4K CCDs (268 megapixels total), and produced by an international consortium between


friendship family

to supervise the boy's further education. Bilderdijk taught him Roman law, and a familiar intercourse sprang up between them, which afterward developed into an intimate friendship. Family He is married to a Dutch (Netherlands) woman named Cornelia Pianim. Their son Elkin Kwesi Pianim (born 1970), a Vassar College trained corporate financier, married global media magnate Elisabeth Murdoch (Elisabeth Murdoch (businesswoman)); Kwame Pianim has two grandchildren in common with Rupert Murdoch, namely Cornelia and Anna Pianim. Waldinger ''et al.'' recruited 500 men (98 circumcised and 261 not-circumcised) from five countries: the Netherlands, United Kingdom, Spain, Turkey, and the United States and studied their ejaculation times during sexual intercourse. They found that the circumcised men in the study took on average 6.7 minutes to ejaculate, compared with 6.0 minutes for the uncircumcised men. This difference was not statistically significant. The comparison excluded Turkey, which was significantly different from the other countries studied. Commons:Category:Netherlands Dmoz:Regional Europe Netherlands Wikipedia:Netherlands


long influence

settling in Louisiana. In the late 1960s, Duke met the leader of the white supremacist National Alliance (National Alliance (United States)), William Pierce (William Luther Pierce), who would remain a life-long influence. Duke joined the Ku Klux Klan in 1967. Issues '92 Profile: David Duke; ''The Orange County Register''. Santa Ana, Calif.: Mar 2, 1992. pg. a.04 Because of security concerns and the Taliban insurgency, no international aid agencies or NGOs have


part story

'' broadcast February 28 1998. The episode was Part 2 of a two-part story entitled "Everlasting Love" which focused on the wedding of veteran characters Charlie Fairhead and Barbara "Baz" Wilder, the song "Everlasting Love" being sung at the couple's reception at the end of the episode which was the finale of ''Casualty'''s twelfth series. On-Air identity MTV Rocks' on-air identity has been produced by Dutch (Netherlands) graphic design team PostPanic. MTV Rocks


de business

icon ''Patriciu a vândut Adevărul unei firme olandeze deţinute tot de el'', TVR 1 ''Ora de Business'', May 10, 2011; retrieved May 11, 2011 "Patriciu şi-a vândut ''Adevărul'' sieşi", in ''România Liberă'', May 10, 2011 Patriciu himself justified the move as an opener of the Central


music live

1976 in music). '''''Live''''' is an album by Dutch (Netherlands) hard rock band Golden Earring, released in 1977 (see 1977 in music). '''''Grab It for a Second''''' is an album by Dutch (Netherlands) hard rock band Golden Earring, released in 1978 (1978 in music). Next album ''2nd Live'' (1981) '''''Prisoner of the Night''''' is an album by Dutch (Netherlands) hard rock band Golden Earring, released in 1980 (see 1980 in music). '''''2nd Live''''' is an album by Dutch (Netherlands) hard rock band Golden Earring, released in 1981 (see 1981 in music). '''''Cut''''' is an album by Dutch (Netherlands) hard rock band Golden Earring, released in 1982 (see 1982 in music). The album spawned the hit song "Twilight Zone (Twilight Zone (Golden Earring song))," which reached #1 in the Netherlands and #10 in the United States. Worldwide differential in antecedence In the 1934–1939 period, eight nations developed, independently and in great secrecy, systems of this type: the United States, Great Britain, Germany, the USSR, Japan, the Netherlands, France, and Italy. In addition, Great Britain had shared their basic information with four Commonwealth countries: Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and South Africa, and these countries had also developed indigenous radar systems. During the war, Hungary was added to this list. Raymond C. Watson, Jr.; ''Radar Origins Worldwide’’, Trafford Publishing, 2009. Christian Hülsmeyer In 1904 Christian Hülsmeyer (1881–1957) gave public demonstrations in Germany and the Netherlands of the use of radio echoes (echo (phenomenon)) to detect ships so that collisions could be avoided. His device consisted of a simple spark gap used to generate a signal that was aimed using a dipole antenna with a cylindrical parabolic reflector. When a signal reflected from a ship was picked up by a similar antenna attached to the separate coherer receiver (receiver (radio)), a bell sounded. During bad weather or fog, the device would be periodically "spun" to check for nearby ships. The apparatus detected presence of ships up to 3 km, and Hülsmeyer planned to extend its capability to 10 km. It did not provide range (wikt:Special:Search range) (distance) information, only warning of a nearby object. He patented the device, called the '''telemobiloscope''', but due to lack of interest by the naval authorities the invention was not put into production. ''Christian Hülsmeyer'' in Radar World Work on a ''Funkmessgerät für Untersuchung'' (radio measuring device for reconnaissance) began in earnest at GEMA. Hans Hollmann and Theodor Schultes, both affiliated with the prestigious Heinrich Hertz Institute in Berlin, were added as consultants. The first apparatus used a split-anode magnetron purchased from Philips in the Netherlands. This provided about 70 W at 50 cm (600 MHz), but suffered from frequency instability. Hollmann built a regenerative (regenerative circuit) receiver and Schultes developed Yagi antennas for transmitting and receiving. In June 1934, large vessels passing through the Kiev Harbor were detected by Doppler-beat interference at a distance of about Commons:Category:Netherlands Dmoz:Regional Europe Netherlands Wikipedia:Netherlands


arts educational

— Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht'' Dutch (Dutch language)) is a performing arts and visual arts educational institution in Utrecht (Utrecht (city)), Netherlands. The institution has 570 teachers and staff members. The HKU cooperates with the Utrecht University at many levels, and in 1987 consolidated the Utrecht Conservatory, Carillon School and the Dutch Institute for Church Music into the HKU music department. As a '''''percentage''''' Sweden is the largest donor among developed countries, and together with Luxembourg, Norway, the Netherlands and Denmark it meets the International Aid Target of dedicating 0.7% of GNP. Secretary General statement to the General Assembly, September 2005. ODA percent of GNI 2009 thumb left 600px ODA as a percent of GNI in 2009. Source: OECD OECD (File:ODA percent of GNI 2009.png), "DAC Members' Net Official Development Assistance in 2009", 2011-08-06 '''''The Autumn of the Middle Ages''''', or '''''The Waning of the Middle Ages''''', (published in 1919 as ''Herfsttij der Middeleeuwen'' and translated into English in 1924) is the best-known work by the Dutch (Netherlands) historian Johan Huizinga. From 1637 to 1648 Radziwiłł studied abroad, in Germany, Netherlands, England, and France. Vocabulary Danish has adopted many German (German language) (particularly from Low German (Middle Low German) variants spoken by the Hanseatic League) words and grammatical structures, while Bokmål has rejected some of these imports. An example is the naming of countries; Danish and Swedish generally use the German names of countries, or at least the German ending. These names were used in Norwegian as well, but have in modern times (during the second half of the 20th century) to a large extent been replaced by the Latin endings; this means that the usual ending is ''-a'' in Norwegian and ''-en'' or ''-et'' in Danish (the ''-en'' and ''-et'' endings are also the definite articles). Thus, Australia, Italy and Spain are known as ''Australien'', ''Italien'' and ''Spanien'' in Danish, but as ''Australia'', ''Italia'' and ''Spania'' in Bokmål, although the earlier forms can be heard in speakers of more conservative forms (for instance Queen Sonja of Norway). Greece is ''Grækenland'' in Danish, but mostly referred to as ''Hellas'' (the Greek form of the name) in Norwegian, even though the Danish-like ''Grekenland'' is sometimes used. Nevertheless, Norwegians usually use ''greker'' (noun) and ''gresk'' (adjective) for "Greek", not ''hellener'' (noun) and ''hellensk'' (adjective); the latter are used only when talking about Ancient Greece, as in English and other languages. Unlike Danish, Norwegian speakers refer to the Netherlands as ''Nederland'', as in Dutch (Dutch language), not as ''Holland'', although ''Nederlandene'' is used in Danish in the same formal sense as ''The Netherlands'' would be in English. Similarly the Dutch language is known as ''nederlandsk'' in Norway, but is most often called ''hollandsk'' in Denmark. A huge step was taken in 1992 when the Netherlands signed the first open skies agreement with the United States, in spite of objections posited by European Union authorities. The agreement gave both countries unrestricted landing rights on each others' soil. Normally landing rights are granted for a fixed number of flights per week to a fixed destination. Each adjustment takes a lot of negotiating, often between governments rather than between the companies involved. The United States was so pleased with the independent position that the Dutch took versus the EU that it granted anti-trust immunity to the alliance between Northwest Airlines and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines which started in 1989 (when Northwest and KLM agreed to code sharing on a large scale) and which actually is the first large alliance still functioning. Other alliances would struggle for years to overcome transnational barriers or still do so. Commons:Category:Netherlands Dmoz:Regional Europe Netherlands Wikipedia:Netherlands


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body General Assembly type Verbotim Report session 62 meeting 61 page 25 anchor pg025-bk02 date 5 December 2007 speakername Mr. De Klerk speakernation Netherlands accessdate 2008-08-21 None of the other permanent members of the United Nations Security Council supported the resolution as China was absent for the vote, Russia abstained and the United States voted against the resolution. Portugal was the first European power to establish

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, Sweden, Thailand and the British colonies of India (British Raj) and Victoria (Victoria (Australia)). Germany and Russia also built them, with Russia using three at the Battle of Tsushima in 1905. page 398 postscript who currently resides in the Netherlands. Sokolov won the 1988 Yugoslav Championship (Yugoslav Chess Championship). The '''AVRO tournament''' was a chess tournament held


popular combination

in to a purely Dutch context when it is eaten during, for instance, a (non Asian style) barbecue or with French fries. A popular combination at Dutch fast food outlets is French fries with mayonnaise ''and'' peanut sauce, called a "Patat oorlog" (French fries war). Peanut sauce is also eaten with baguette, bread, cucumber or potatoes. It is also used as an ingredient in the deep-fried snack food called "Satékroket", a croquette based

Netherlands

The '''Netherlands''' (

The Netherlands' name literally means "Low Country (Low Countries)", inspired by its low and flat geography, with only about 50% of its land exceeding one metre above sea level (Above mean sea level). Most of the areas below sea level are man-made. Since the late 16th century, large areas (polders) have been reclaimed (land reclamation) from the sea and from lakes, amounting to nearly 17% of the country's current land mass.

With a population density of 406 people per km² – 497 if water is excluded – the Netherlands is a very densely populated country (List of sovereign states and dependent territories by population density) for its size. Only Bangladesh, South Korea and Taiwan have both a larger population and a higher population density. Nevertheless, the Netherlands is the world's second largest exporter of food and agriculture products, after the United States. Netherlands: Agricultural exports top 80 billion Euros Holland is world-leading exporter of agri-food products

The Netherlands was one of the first countries in the world to have an elected parliament, and since 1848 it has been governed as a parliamentary (parliamentary system) democracy and a constitutional monarchy, organised as a unitary state. The Netherlands has a long history of social tolerance and is generally regarded as a liberal (liberalism) country, having legalised abortion, prostitution and euthanasia, while maintaining a progressive drugs policy (drug policy of the Netherlands). In 2001 it became the world's first country to legalize same-sex marriage (same-sex marriage in the Netherlands).

The Netherlands is a founding member of the EU (European Union), Eurozone, G-10 (Group of Ten (economic)), NATO, OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development), WTO (World Trade Organization) and a part of the trilateral Benelux economic union. The country is host to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and five international courts: the Permanent Court of Arbitration, the International Court of Justice, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, the International Criminal Court and the Special Tribunal for Lebanon. The first four are situated in The Hague, as is the EU's criminal intelligence agency Europol and judicial co-operation agency Eurojust. This has led to the city being dubbed "the world's legal capital". , specifically, ''"In the 1990s, during his term as United Nations Secretary-General, Boutros Boutros-Ghali started calling The Hague the world's legal capital."'' The Netherlands is also a part of the Schengen Area.

The Netherlands has a market-based mixed economy, ranking 17th of 177 countries according to the Index of Economic Freedom.

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