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Interesting facts about the Netherlands

Netherlands flag

•The Netherlands has the highest population density (493 inhabitants per square km – water excluded) of any European country with over 1 million inhabitants. Worldwide, only Bangladesh and Taiwan, among major countries, have a higher density of population.

•The ‘Netherlands’ mean “Low Country” in Dutch. About half of its surface area is less than 1 metre above sea level. Its highest point is 321 metres (1,053 ft) above sea level.

•Dutch people are the tallest in the world, with an average height of 184 cm for men and 170 cm for women.

•A 2007 UNICEF report on child well-being in rich countries ranked the Netherlands as the best country for children to live.

•The village of Giethoorn, in the province of Overijssel, does not have any roads. All transport is done by water over one of the many canals. It is known as the “Venice of the Netherlands”. •Famous Dutch companies include Philips, Akzo Nobel , Royal Dutch Shell (half-British), Unilever (half-British), Heineken, IKEA (formerly Swedish) as well as the banks ING and ABN-AMRO.

•The KLM (Royal Dutch Airlines) is the longest running national airline in the world. It was founded in 1919.

•The Netherlands has long been one of the richest countries in the world. Its GDP per capita was estimated to be the highest in the world in 1820, and the 2nd highest in Europe in 1900 (after Belgium). Nowadays, it still enjoys the 4th highest nominal GDP per capita (or 3rd at PPP) within the European Union.

•The Netherlands have the highest level of foreign direct investment per capita in the world.

•Rotterdam, in South Holland, is the largest seaport in Europe. It used to be the largest port in the world by cargo tonnage, until being overtaken by Singapore in the 1990’s, then Shanghai in 2003.

•The Global Connectedness Index 2012, computed on data from 2005 to 2011, ranked the Netherlands as the world’s most internationally connected country. The ranking is based on economic depth (size of the country’s international flow compared to its domestic economy) and geographic breadth (number of countries it connects with).

Ref: eupedia.com

 

Netherlands  کشور هلند

population density  تراکم جمعیت

inhabitants  ساکنان

excluded  مستثنی کردن

Dutch  زبان هلندی

surface  سطحی

sea level  سطح دریا

tallest  بلندترین

average height  قد متوسط

rank  رتبه بندی کردن

road  جاده

transport  حمل و نقل

company  شرکت

formerly  سابقا

national airline  شرکت هواپیمایی ملی

found  تاسیس کردن

richest countries  ثروتمندترین کشورها

estimate  برآورد کردن

Belgium بلژیک

European Union  اتحادیه اروپا

investment  سرمایه گزاری

seaport  بندر

overtake پیشی گرفتن

compute  محاسبه کردن

data  اطلاعات

economic اقتصادی

geographic جغرافیایی

GDP (Gross domestic product)  تولید ناخالص داخلی

 

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