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1 Welcome to the Netherlands [Holland]

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4 The Netherlands [ Dutch: Nederland ] is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, consisting of twelve provinces in Northwestern Europe and three islands in the Caribbean. The European part of the Netherlands borders the North Sea to the north and west, Belgium to the south, and Germany to the east, and shares maritime borders with Belgium, Germany and the United Kingdom.

5 It is a parliamentary democracy organised
as a unitary state. The capital is Amsterdam and the seat of government is The Hague. The Netherlands in its entirety is often referred to as “Holland”, although North and South Holland are actually only two of its provinces.

6 Some Facts & Figures : Official name : The Kingdom of Netherlands Surface area : 41,528 km² (18.41% water) Total population : over 16.5 million Population density : 488 people per km² Capital city : Amsterdam (inhabitants : 805,166 in 2013) Government : The Hague Official languages : Dutch, Frisian (only spoken in Friesland)

7 Some Facts & Figures : Type of government : Constitutional monarchy - parliamentary democracy Religion : 45% No religion, 27% Roman Catholic, 17% Protestant, 6% Muslim, 1% Hindu, 1% Buddhist Currency : Euro National holidays : King’s Day (26 April) Liberation Day (5 May)

8 Some Facts & Figures : Highest point : 323 m (Vaalserberg, Limburg) Lowest point : 6.7 m (Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel, Zuid-Holland) Average temperature in July : 17.4 °C Average temperature in January : 2.8 °C Time zone : UTC + 1 Country Code : + 31 Internet TLD : nl Some important cities : Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, Utrecht, Maastricht, .

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10 Amsterdam

11 Amsterdam

12 Amsterdam

13 Amsterdam

14 Amsterdam

15 Amsterdam

16 Amsterdam

17 Amsterdam

18 Amsterdam

19 Amsterdam

20 Amsterdam

21 Amsterdam

22 Amsterdam

23 Amsterdam

24 Rotterdam

25 Rotterdam

26 Rotterdam

27 Rotterdam

28 Utrecht

29 Utrecht

30 Utrecht

31 Utrecht

32 International Court in The Hague

33 Miniature in The Hague

34 Miniature in The Hague

35 Miniature in The Hague

36 Miniature in The Hague

37 Miniature in The Hague

38 Maastricht

39 Maastricht

40 Maastricht

41 Maastricht

42 Maastricht

43 Maastricht

44 Maastricht

45 Maastricht

46 Maastricht

47 Maastricht

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52 Typical view of Holland

53 Gronigen by night

54 Houses in Postzegel

55 Leiden by night

56 Tram in Amsterdam

57 Tram in Amsterdam

58 Self-portrait of Vincent Van Gogh

59 Van Gogh painted the bedroom where he lived

60 One of most famous Vincent Van Gogh’ s pictures

61 Soused herring

62 Soused herring

63 Soused herring

64 A meal served on KLM’ s flights

65 Royal Dutch Airlines is the national airline

66 Clogs

67 Clogs

68 Cheese

69 Cheese Market

70 Cheese Market

71 Cheese Market

72 Bicycle is a part of the Dutch’ s life

73 Bicycles are very popular in Holland

74 Windmills

75 Windmills

76 Scenic landscape

77 A dutch woman with tulips

78 Dutch People

79 Dutch People

80 Dutch Football Team

81 Carnaval

82 One of souvenirs from Holland

83 Tulips

84 Tulips

85 Tulips in Keukenhof Garden

86 Tulips

87 Tulips

88 Tulips Fields & Windmill near Lisse

89 Tulips & Windmill

90 Tulips & Windmill

91 Tulips & Windmill

92 Tulips Fields

93 Tulips Fields

94 Tulips Fields

95 Tulips Fields

96 Tulips Fields

97 Dutch : Basic phrases : - Goedemorgen khoo-duh-mawr-ghuh Good Morning - Goedemiddag khoo-duh-mih-dahkh Good Day - Goedenavond khoo-duh-nah-fohnt Good Evening

98 - Goedenacht khoo-duh-nahkht Good Night
- Hoi / Hallo / Daag / Doei hoy / hah-loh / dahk / doo-ee Hi / Bye - Tot ziens toht zeens Goodbye

99 - Tot straks toht straks See you later (in the same day)
- Tot zo toht zoh See you soon - Alstublieft / Alsjeblieft ahlst-ew-bleeft / ahl-shuh-bleeft Please

100 - Dank u wel / Dank je wel dahnk-ew-vehl / dahnk-yuh-vehl Thank you
- Hartelijk bedankt hahr-tuh-lik buh-dahnkt Thank you very much - Graag gedaan khrahkh khuh-dahn You're welcome (don't mention it)

101 - Sorry saw-ree I'm sorry / Excuse me
- Pardon, wat zei u? pahr-dohn, vat zay ew Pardon me (didn't understand) - Ja / Nee yah / nay Yes / No

102 - Hoe gaat het met u? hoo khaht ut meht ew How are you? (formal)
- Hoe gaat het? hoo khaht ut How are you? (informal) - Goed / Heel goed khoot / hayl khoot Fine / Very well

103 - Het gaat / Slecht uht khaht / slehkht So so / Bad
- Ik ben moe / ziek ik ben moo / zeek I'm tired / sick - Ik heb honger / dorst ik heb hohng-ur / dohrst I'm hungry / thirsty

104 - Hoe heet u? hoo hayt ew What's your name? (formal)
- Hoe heet je? hoo hayt yuh What's your name? (informal) - Ik heet... ik hayt... My name is (I'm called)...

105 - Ik ben... ik ben I am... - Aangenaam (kennis te maken) ahn-guh-nahm (ken-nis tuh mah-kuh) Nice to meet you. - meneer / mevrouw / mejuffrouw muh-nayr / muh-frow / muh-yuh-frow Mister / Misses / Miss

106 - Waar komt u vandaan. vahr kawmt ew fun-dahn Where are you from
- Waar komt u vandaan? vahr kawmt ew fun-dahn Where are you from? (formal) - Waar kom je vandaan? vahr kawn yuh fun-dahn Where are you from? (informal) - Ik kom uit Nederland. ik kawm owt nay-der-lant I am from the Netherlands.

107 - Waar woont u? vahr vohnt ew Where do you live? (formal)
- Waar woon je? vahr vohn yuh Where do you live? (informal) - Ik woon in Amerika. ik vohn in ah-meh-ree-kah I live in America.

108 - Hoe oud bent u? hoo owt bent ew How old are you? (formal)
- Hoe oud ben je? hoo owt ben yuh How old are you? (informal) - Ik ben ... jaar (oud). ik ben ... yahr owt I am ____ years old.

109 - Spreekt u Nederlands. spraykt ew nay-der-lahnds Do you speak Dutch
- Spreekt u Nederlands? spraykt ew nay-der-lahnds Do you speak Dutch? (formal) - Spreek je Engels? sprayk yuh ehng-uhls Do you speak English? (informal) - Ik spreek [geen]... ik sprayk [khayn] I [don't] speak...

110 - Ik spreek niet zo goed. ik sprayk neet zoh khood I don't speak
- Ik spreek niet zo goed... ik sprayk neet zoh khood I don't speak ... very well. - Ik begrijp het [niet.] ik buh-khraip ut neet I [don't] understand. - Ik weet het [niet.] ik vayt ut [neet] I [don't] know.

111 - Wat kost het? vat kohst ut How much is it?
- Ik wil graag... ik vil khrahk I'd like... - Proost! prohst Cheers!

112 - Veel plezier! fayl pleh-zeer Have fun!
- Veel succes! fayl suk-sehs Good luck! - Wees voorzichtig! vays fohr-zikh-tikh Be careful!

113 - Dat is geweldig / vreselijk
- Dat is geweldig / vreselijk! dat is khuh-vehl-duhkh / fray-zuh-likh That is great / terrible! - Ik hou van je. ik how fahn yuh I love you. (informal) - Ik hou van jullie. ik how fahn juh-lee I love you (all).

114 - Wat vreemd! vaht fraymt How funny / odd!
- Wat jammer! vaht yah-mer What a pity! - Wat is dit / dat? vut iss dit / dut What is this / that?

115 Numbers : 0 nul / 1 een / 2 twee / 3 drie / 4 vier / 5 vijf / 6 zes / 7 zeven / 8 acht / 9 negen / 10 tien / 11 elf / 12 twaalf / 13 dertien / 14 veertien / 15 vijftien / 16 zestien / 17 zeventien / 18 achttien / 19 negentien / 20 twintig / 21 eenentwintig / 22 tweeëntwintig / 23 drieëntwintig / 30 dertig / 40 veertig / 50 vijftig / 60 zestig / 70 zeventig / 80 tachtig / 90 negentig /

116 Numbers : 100 honderd / 101 honderd en een / 110 honderd tien / 200 tweehonderd / 1,000 duizend / 1,001 duizend en een / million een miljoen / billion een miljard 1st eerste / 2nd tweede / 3rd drede / 4th vierde / 5th vijfde / 6th zesde / 7th zevende / 8th achtste / 9th negende / 10th tiende / …

117 For more information : https://www.facebook.com/visitholland

118 Thank you for your attention
Kriangkrai Thongchuenjit


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