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|The New Dutch Waterline reaches from the Zuiderzee to the Biesbosch and was once an important part in the defence of the Netherlands. The Dutch flooded the area's between the fortifications to keep enemies away from Amsterdam.||10/11/2007||2,058|
|The "Drielandenpunt" ist the highest elevation in the Netherlands. It is also a place where the Dutch, Belgian and German border meet. It is right outside the Dutch city of Vaals and the German city of Aachen.||10/24/2005||730|
|Here's the location of all passenger railway stations and the railway network in The Netherlands as in use 2005-2006. Stations are alphabetically ordered per province.|
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|HNLMS Abraham Crijnssen was stationed in the Dutch East Indies when WW II began. After the destruction of the Allied Fleet by the Japanese during the Battle of the Java Sea in February 1942, Crijnssen's captain was ordered to escape with his ship to Australia. Covered with tree branches, the minesweeper crossed the Japanese naval lines camouflaged as a tropical island. |
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|Saint Martin (Sint Maarten) is the largest and northernmost of the three members of the Netherlands Antilles that are located in the northeastern Caribbean. With an area of 96 km▓, Saint Martin is jointly administered by the French and Dutch: the northern 52 km▓ forms a territory of the French island of Guadeloupe (located 225 km to the southeast, beyond Saint Kitts, Antigua and Montserrat); th...||10/08/2005||964|
|The Austrian parliament has of two chambers, the Nationalrat (national council) and the Bundesrat (federal council). |
The parliament building is one of the city's most famous and central sights.
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Baarle-Hertog is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality only comprises the town of Baarle-Hertog proper. On January 1, 2006 Baarle-Hertog had a total population of 2,306. The total area is 7.48 km▓ which gives a population density of 308 inhabitants per km▓.
Baarle-Hertog is noted for its complicated border...
|The Fliegerhorst Venlo/Netherlands (codenamed Nassau), was one of the larger military airfields. It was partly in the Netherlands and partly in Germany. It was heavily bombed during World War II. After the war the part on Dutch soil was almost completely demolished. On the German side, a large number of structures can be found in the woods.||10/22/2008||1,466|
|When Finland declared its independence in 1917, this provided added impetus for the construction of a new Parliament House. The shortage of state funds and the civil war of 1918 caused the project to be postponed, however, and Parliament had to meet in rented premises.|
In 1923 a competition was held to choose a site for a new Parliament House, and an architectural competition was...
|The Parliament of Greenland (Kalaallisut: Kalaallit Nunaanni Inatsisartut; Danish: Gr°nlands Landsting) is the legislature (in this case, a parliament) in the government of Greenland, an autonomous province of Denmark. The government of Greenland is also called Home Rule of Greenland.|
|This was the first purpose built Parliament House in the world and was constructed at a great time of public confidence in Dublin.The Parliament building was sold to the Bank of Ireland under the condition that it should not be used for political assemblies.|
|Al■ingish˙si is a classical 19th century structure that houses the Althing, the Icelandic parliament. It was built between 1880 and 1881.||05/03/2006||416|