The Netherlands

By: Donnie Lee

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Demographics

Who lives there? Duchess

What is the average income? $27,888

Climate? Varies to 2-6 degrees C

Tourism? Amsterdam Arena


Cultural Information

Pop Culture? The Dutch Golden Age

Current Music? UK/USA albums

Fun Facts? 70% of the world's bacon comes from Netherlands. The Dutch are the tallest in the world with an average height of 184 cm for men and 170 cm for women. Some believe its the combined result of DNA and dairy.

Political Information

Government? Hereditary Monarchy

History? The history of the Netherlands is the history of a seafaring people thriving on a lowland river delta on the North Sea in northwestern Europe. Records begin with the four centuries during which the region formed a militarized border zone of the Roman empire.

Description of a Famous Historic Event

The North Sea Jazz Festival held in mid July in Hague is one of the oldest Jazz festivals in the world. If you’re a fan of jazz music then this one’s for you…. The festival features over two hundred performances by musicians from all over the world who play a unique blend of jazz, blues and hip hop. This truly is jazz music at its best.

Famous People From The Netherlands

Eddie Van Halen, Edith Frank, Andruw Jones, Jair Jurriens
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The Anne Frank House

The Anne Frank House is a historic house and biographical museum dedicated to Jewish wartime diarist Anne Frank. The building is located at the Prinsengracht, close to the Westerkerk, in central Amsterdam in the Netherlands.

Culinary Contribution

The current cuisine is the Dutch Cuisine, it's shaped off of their fishing and farming, including the cultivation of the soil for raising crops and the raising of domesticated animals.
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