The Netherlands

Joining the EU

Th Netherlands had joined the European Union 1958. It was one of the founding members of the European Union.

History of the Netherlands

Major Cities


The official flag of the Netherlands was adopted in February 19,1937. The original colors of the flag were orange, white, and light blue in honor of the Prince of Orange, an important political leader, and the colors of his armor. But because the colors were too faint to notice in battle, they were changed to red, white, and cobalt blue.