Dutch kids in traditional dress, Image Credit: annemarievanl on flickr
Human Relations Statements

Hello - Hallo

How are you doing - Hoe gaat het?

What is your name? - Hoe heet je?

Thank you - Dank je wel (or) Bedankt

You are Welcome - Graag gedaan

Please - Alsjeblieft

Excuse me - Het spijt me (sorry)

Goodbye - Doei (or) daag

Have a nice day - Nog een prettige dag

"Colorful Facts"

Some 60% of the population and 27% of land in the Netherlands is below sea level. The Dutch have found ways to extend their land through the dike system, a process called land reclamation. They are known for: clogs, windmills, tulips, bicycles, and liberal policies towards drugs, prostitution, homosexuality, and euthanasia.

Location: Western Europe

Geography: Bordering the North Sea, between Belgium and Germany

Population: 17,280,397 (Estimated 2020)

Foods: The Netherlands is renowned for its varieties of cheese and chocolate. A famous Dutch sweet is zoute drop, salty liquorice and liquorice sweets. These sweet are small, black and look much like gums.

(Primary Sources) CIA World Factbook.


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