By: Yasmine Negron
My country has been an independent country throughout history. The Netherlands joined the European Union in 1952. In fact they were one of the founders of the EU. It's located in Western Europe, boardering the North Sea, and it's between Belguim and Germany. The coordinate points for this country is (52-30°N, 5-45°E).
This is the Netherlands scenery during the spring season.
This is the Netherlands in the winter time.
This is the map of the Netherlands with the cities.
They have a Monarchy government. Their ruler is a king and their king is King William-Alexander
The Netherlands have many geographical features including 2+ mountains and 3 main rivers. The mountains are Mount Scenery and Mount Vaalserberg. The rivers are the Rhine River, the Maas/ Meuse River, and the Schelde River.
The capital of the Netherlands is Amsterdam. Other major cities include The Hague, Leeuwarden, Groningen, and Assen.
A river runs thought the center of the city
The capital has beautiful citings especially at night. This is the tourist attraction because of its sitings.
This is the center were the government is.
This River runs through many countries other than Amsterdam. It is 764 miles long .
Maas/ Meuse River
This is another major River that is 575miles long.
It's 862m high and located on an island in the Netherlands.
There present currency is EURO. But before EURO's their currency was Dutch Guilder.
The Netherlands flag was adopted on February 19, 1937. The red stripe which was originally orange, along with the white and blue stripes, are based on the heraldic colors (coat of arms) of Prince William of Orange, who led the fight for Dutch independence.