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Country in Northwestern Europe with some overseas territories in the Caribbean. Wikipedia

  • Kingdom of the Netherlands

    Sovereign state and constitutional monarchy with the large majority of its territory in Western Europe and with several small West Indian island territories in the Caribbean Sea (in the Leeward Islands and Leeward Antilles groups). The four parts of the kingdom—the Netherlands, Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten—are constituent countries (landen in Dutch) and participate on a basis of equality as partners in the kingdom. Wikipedia

  • France

    Country whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. The metropolitan area of France extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to the Atlantic Ocean. Wikipedia

  • Belgium

    Sovereign state in Western Europe. Bordered by the Netherlands to the north, Germany to the east, Luxembourg to the southeast, France to the southwest, and the North Sea to the northwest. Wikipedia

  • Spain

    European country located in Southwestern Europe with some pockets of Spanish territory across the Strait of Gibraltar and the Atlantic Ocean. Situated on the Iberian Peninsula. Wikipedia

  • Luxembourg

    Landlocked microstate in western Europe. Bordered by Belgium to the west and north, Germany to the east, and France to the south. Wikipedia

  • Norway

    Nordic country in Northwestern Europe whose territory comprises the western and northernmost portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula; the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard are also part of the Kingdom of Norway. The Antarctic Peter I Island and the sub-Antarctic Bouvet Island are dependent territories and thus not considered part of the kingdom. Wikipedia

  • Lithuania

    Country in the Baltic region of Europe. Considered to be one of the Baltic states. Wikipedia

  • Latvia

    Country in the Baltic region of the Northern Europe. Since its independence, Latvia has been referred to as one of the Baltic states. Wikipedia

  • Greece

    Country located in Southeast Europe. Approximately 10.7 million as of 2018; Athens is the nation's capital and largest city, followed by Thessaloniki. Wikipedia

  • Sweden

    Country in Northern Europe. Connected to Denmark in the southwest by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund Strait. Wikipedia

  • Monaco

    Sovereign city-state, country, and microstate on the French Riviera in Western Europe. France borders the country on three sides while the other side borders the Mediterranean Sea. Wikipedia

  • Hungary

    Country in Central Europe. Spanning 93,030 km2 in the Carpathian Basin, it borders Slovakia to the north, Ukraine to the northeast, Austria to the northwest, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, and Slovenia to the west. Wikipedia

  • Denmark

    Nordic country. Southernmost of the Scandinavian countries, consists of a peninsula, Jutland, and an archipelago of 443 named islands, with the largest being Zealand, Funen and the North Jutlandic Island. Wikipedia

  • Czech Republic

    Country in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west, Austria to the south, Slovakia to the east, and Poland to the northeast. Landlocked country with a hilly landscape that covers an area of 78866 km2 with a mostly temperate continental climate and oceanic climate. Wikipedia

  • Estonia

    Country on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea in Northern Europe. Bordered to the north by the Gulf of Finland with Finland on the other side, to the west by the Baltic Sea with Sweden on the other side, to the south by Latvia , and to the east by Lake Peipus and Russia (338.6 km). Wikipedia

  • Slovakia

    Landlocked country in Central Europe. Bordered by Poland to the north, Ukraine to the east, Hungary to the south, Austria to the west, and the Czech Republic to the northwest. Wikipedia

  • Italy

    European country consisting of a peninsula delimited by the Alps and surrounded by several islands. Located in south-central Europe, and it is also considered a part of western Europe. Wikipedia

  • Albania

    Country in Southeast Europe on the Adriatic and Ionian Sea within the Mediterranean Sea. It shares land borders with Montenegro to the northwest, Kosovo to the northeast, North Macedonia to the east, Greece to the south and maritime borders with Greece, Montenegro and Italy to the west. Wikipedia

  • Nordic countries

    The Nordic countries, or the Nordics, are a geographical and cultural region in Northern Europe and the North Atlantic, where they are most commonly known as Norden (literally "the North"). The term includes Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden, as well as Greenland and the Faroe Islands—which are both part of the Kingdom of Denmark—and the Åland Islands and Svalbard archipelagos that belong to Finland and Norway respectively, whereas the Norwegian Antarctic territories are often not considered a part of the Nordic countries, due to their geographical location. Wikipedia

  • Special member state territories and the European Union

    The special territories of the European Union are 31 territories of EU member states which, for historical, geographical, or political reasons, enjoy special status within or outside the European Union. The special territories divide themselves in three categories: 9 Outermost Regions (OMR) that form part of the European Union, though they benefit from derogations from some EU laws due to their geographical remoteness from mainland Europe. Wikipedia

  • Canada

    Country in the northern part of North America. Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 e6km2, making it the world's second-largest country by total area. Wikipedia

  • Dutch Empire

    The Dutch colonial empire (Het Nederlandse Koloniale Rijk) comprised the overseas territories and trading posts controlled and administered by Dutch chartered companies (mainly the Dutch West India and the Dutch East India Company) and subsequently by the Dutch Republic (1581–1795), and by the modern Kingdom of the Netherlands after 1815. Initially a trade-based system which derived most of its influence from merchant enterprise and from Dutch control of international maritime shipping routes through strategically placed outposts, rather than from expansive territorial ventures. Wikipedia

  • Portugal

    Country located mostly on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe. Westernmost sovereign state of mainland Europe, being bordered to the west and south by the Atlantic Ocean and to the north and east by Spain. Wikipedia

  • Poland

    Country located in Central Europe. Divided into 16 administrative subdivisions, covering an area of 312696 km2, and has a largely temperate seasonal climate. Wikipedia

  • United Kingdom

    Sovereign country located off the northwestern coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the northeastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands. Wikipedia

  • Germany

    Country in Central and Western Europe, lying between the Baltic and North Seas to the north and the Alps, Lake Constance, and the High Rhine to the south. It borders Denmark to the north, Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, Austria and Switzerland to the south, France to the southwest, and Luxembourg, Belgium, and the Netherlands to the west. Wikipedia

  • Croatia

    Country at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe, on the Adriatic Sea. It borders Slovenia to the northwest, Hungary to the northeast, Serbia to the east, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro to the southeast, sharing a maritime border with Italy. Wikipedia

  • Iceland

    Nordic island country in the North Atlantic, with a population of 360,390 and an area of 103000 km2, making it the most sparsely populated country in Europe. Reykjavík, with Reykjavík and the surrounding areas in the southwest of the country being home to over two-thirds of the population. Wikipedia

  • Australia

    Sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. Largest country in Oceania and the world's sixth-largest country by total area. Wikipedia

  • Republic of Ireland

    Country in north-western Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland. Dublin, which is located on the eastern side of the island. Wikipedia

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  • For example, in the Netherlands and some other countries of Europe, knowledge of English as a second language is nearly universal, with over 80 percent of the population able to use it, and thus English is routinely used to communicate with foreigners and often in higher education.English language-Wikipedia
  • The joining of the two crowns deprived Portugal of an independent foreign policy and led to its involvement in the Eighty Years' War between Spain and the Netherlands.Portugal-Wikipedia
  • In 1614, the area between Cape Cod and Delaware Bay was claimed by the Netherlands and called Nieuw-Nederland (New Netherland).New York City-Wikipedia
  • Dutch explorer Abel Tasman sighted New Zealand in 1642 and named it Staten Land "in honour of the States General" (Dutch parliament).New Zealand-Wikipedia
  • The largest trade flows are with Germany, Russia, Sweden, the United Kingdom, the United States, the Netherlands, and China.Finland-Wikipedia
  • In the Netherlands there are many artists producing popular country and Americana music, which is mostly in the English language, as well as Dutch country and country-like music in Dutch language.Country music-Wikipedia
  • In 1477, Archduke Maximilian, only son of Emperor Frederick III, married the heiress Maria of Burgundy, thus acquiring most of the Netherlands for the family.Austria-Wikipedia
  • Alsace has more than double the total number of municipalities of the Netherlands which, in spite of having a population nine times larger and a land area four times larger than Alsace, is divided into just 390 municipalities (gemeenten).Communes of France-Wikipedia
  • It is bordered by the Netherlands to the north, Germany to the east, Luxembourg to the southeast, France to the southwest, and the North Sea to the northwest.Belgium-Wikipedia
  • France, Portugal, Netherlands, Spain and United Kingdom are also transcontinental in that the main portion is in Europe while pockets of their territory are located in other continents.Europe-Wikipedia
  • Hundreds of thousands of U.S. troops remained stationed in West Germany, with others in Belgium, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, until the 1990s in anticipation of a possible Soviet attack.United States Army-Wikipedia
  • By June 3, 1631, the Dutch had begun settling the Delmarva Peninsula by establishing the Zwaanendael Colony on the site of present-day Lewes, Delaware.Pennsylvania-Wikipedia
  • Through exploration and conquest or royal marriage alliances and inheritance, the Spanish Empire expanded to include vast areas in the Americas, islands in the Asia-Pacific area, areas of Italy, cities in Northern Africa, as well as parts of what are now France, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands.Spain-Wikipedia
  • Belgium shares borders with France (620 km), Germany (167 km), Luxembourg (148 km) and the Netherlands (450 km).Belgium-Wikipedia
  • As a result, in 2016 Singapore switched to using polders – a Netherlands solution – to reclamation, in which an area is enclosed and then pumped dry.Singapore-Wikipedia
  • Serbia is the fourth modern-day European country, after France, Austria and the Netherlands, to have a codified legal system.Serbia-Wikipedia
  • The east coast of present-day England and the coasts of present-day Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands were connected by the former landmass known as Doggerland, forming the British Peninsula on the European mainland.Wales-Wikipedia
  • Germany is in Western and Central Europe, with Denmark bordering to the north, Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, Austria to the southeast, Switzerland to the south-southwest, France, Luxembourg and Belgium lie to the west, and the Netherlands to the northwest.Germany-Wikipedia
  • Taiwan's strong human rights protections, lack of state-sanctioned discrimination, and generally high regard for freedom of religion or belief earned it a joint #1 ranking in the 2018 Freedom of Thought Report, alongside the Netherlands and Belgium.Taiwan-Wikipedia
  • In the Netherlands, the BA and master of arts (MA) degrees were introduced in 2002.Bachelor of Arts-Wikipedia
  • During the Napoleonic Wars, fearing that French control of the Netherlands might deliver Sri Lanka to the French, Great Britain occupied the coastal areas of the island (which they called Ceylon) with little difficulty in 1796.Sri Lanka-Wikipedia
  • In the early 17th century, the Dutch and the Swedes founded the first European settlements in the state.New Jersey-Wikipedia
  • Central European Time is currently (updated 2017) used in Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Kosovo*, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, North Macedonia, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.Central European Time-Wikipedia
  • In the American War of Independence (1775–1783) the Royal Navy readily obliterated the small Continental Navy of frigates fielded by the rebel colonists, but the entry of France, Spain and the Netherlands into the war against Britain produced a combination of opposing forces which deprived the Navy of its position of superiority for the first time since the 1690s, briefly but decisively.Royal Navy-Wikipedia

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