Netherlands

What is Netherlands known for?


poems album

(band) Venom 's 1982 album ''Black Metal (Black Metal (album))'' used the logo with the words ''Home Taping Is Killing Music; So Are Venom''. The phrase ''Home-Taping Is Making Music'' appears on the back cover of Peter Principle's self-produced 1988 album ''Tone Poems (Tone Poems (album))''. The San Diego punk band Rocket from the Crypt sold T-shirts with the tape and bones and the words "Home Taping Is Killing the Music Industry: Killing Ain't Wrong." Sonic Youth


news speed

: www.vancouver2010.com olympic-news n news afp-news speed-skating--davis-defends-men%27s-1-000m-title_282672Qd.html Speed Skating: Davis defends men's 1,000m title Vancover2010.com, February 17, 2010 finishing just 18 100ths of a second quicker than his rival, South Korea's Mo Tae-Bum. Shani Davis defends his 1,000-meter speedskating gold

Yahoo! Sports, February 17, 2010 Davis won a silver medal at the 1,500m distance, being defeated for the gold medal by Mark Tuitert of the Netherlandsnews speed-skating--tuitert-wins-1-500m--denies-davis-double_286946kU.html Tuitert wins 1,500m, denies Davis double, Vancouver2010.com. Davis finished Speed skating at the 2010 Winter Olympics – Men's 5000 metres#Results 12th in the 5,000 meters


year great

, without any other protection. The experiment served to keep alive the concession, and the next year, on November 13, 1851, a protected core, or true cable, was laid from a government hulk, the ''Blazer'', which was towed across the Channel. The next year, Great Britain and Ireland were linked together. In 1852, a cable laid by the Submarine Telegraph Company linked London to Paris. In May, 1853, England was joined to the Netherlands by a cable across the North Sea, from Orford Ness to The Hague. It was laid by the ''Monarch'', a paddle steamer which had been fitted for the work. '''Dennis Nicolaas Bergkamp''' ( Commons:Category:Netherlands Dmoz:Regional Europe Netherlands Wikipedia:Netherlands


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


culture religious

sailors, navigators and warriors. After Indonesia's independence, pencak silat was influenced by social, culture, religious, and sport context up to its modern formulation. It was eventually brought to Europe by Indo


unique home

a group of young people from The Hague spending a holiday in Hersonissos. right thumb 250px Cowpland's unique home in Rockcliffe Park, Ottawa. (Image:Cowpland mansion.JPG) Rockcliffe Park is home to many Ottawa notables. Stornoway (Stornoway (residence)), the residence of the leader of the Canadian Official Opposition (Official Opposition (Canada)) is located there. Many ambassadors to Canada also live in Rockcliffe, including the ambassadors of Argentina, China, Colombia


personal research

important historical books namely ''The Zamorins of Calicut'', ''History of Kerala'' and ''History of Guruvayur'', which are based on facts from his personal research on available records like Olagranthangal, Vattezhuthu and Kolezhuthu inscribed on copper plates. His radio talks on the arrival of the Portuguese (Portugal), Dutch (Netherlands), Arabs on the Malabar coast and their interaction with the locals were highly appreciated; as also his newspaper articles on Kerala


books variety

such as ''Billboard (Billboard (magazine))'' magazine calling it a "classic of music industry reporting". Other very positive reviews in the U.S. came from ''The Washington Post'', ''The New York Review of Books'', ''Variety (Variety (magazine))'' magazine, ''Publishers Weekly'' and numerous media organizations. In Great Britain, ''Mojo (Mojo (magazine))'' music magazine said her book was "the most incisive and comprehensive look at the life of the elusive Colonel


sound theories

, a nine minute version Youtube video of "For the Love of God" with the Metropole Orchestra of this arrangement by Chris Opperman can be found on his Sound Theories album. '''Ashen Mortality''' were a British (United Kingdom) doom metal band that was formed in early 1993 by Ian Arkley (Seventh Angel) and Melanie Bolton. They and Paramaecium are the best known Christian Doom metal bands


products gold

, Monaco 8, Netherlands 8, United Kingdom 3, United States 87, and Uruguay 1 (2002 est.) export-goods iron ore, fish and fish products, gold export-partners China (People's Republic of China) 41.6%, France 10.4%, Spain 7.1%, Italy 7%, Netherlands 5.4%, Belgium 4.7% (2008) imports $1.475 billion ( ) import-goods machinery and equipment, petroleum products, capital goods, foodstuffs, consumer

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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