Ten fun facts about The Netherlands

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Fact 1:
The capital city of The Netherlands is Amsterdam.

Fact 2:
There are over 16 million bicycles in use, almost one for every citizen.

Fact 3:
The largest Van Gogh collection is housed in the Van Gogh museum.


Fact 4:
Potato and Cheese is the prime ingredient for most Dutch cuisines.

Fact 5:
The Netherlands is often known as the Land of Compromise.

Fact 6:
There is over 4,400km of rivers, lakes and canals.

Fact 7:
The Netherlands landscape is dotted in windmills, a famous hallmark.

Fact 8:
There is as many as 300 castles open to the general public.

Fact 9:
Holland is the third larges exporter of agricultural produce.

Fact 10:
Only 3% of the Dutch population is employed in the agricultural sector.

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Short about The Netherlands
Is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, located in North-West Europe.


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Population
16,866,100

Sources
CIA The World Factbook