Presentation on theme: "By: Daniel Clifford. Netherlands The people of the Netherlands are called Dutch. They are known for there vast expanses of flat land and huge fields full."— Presentation transcript:
Netherlands The people of the Netherlands are called Dutch. They are known for there vast expanses of flat land and huge fields full of tulips. One of the worlds largest provider of flowers!
As Constitutional Monarchy the Netherlands is like England. They have a King and Queen but they figures have limited power, due to the role of the constitution in the government.
The Netherlands economy based on trade. From the 1700s until now it has been a big key due to its geological location by shipping supplies into Europe. The Euro is used for money in the Netherlands. 1 US Dollar = 0.77444 Euro 1 Euro (EUR) = 1.29125 US Dollar (USD)
Many tourist got to Netherlands for the capitol Amsterdam, but there are many other places to go!
Customs The Dutch find appearances important Handshake is common form of greeting. They do not like displays of wealth. They do not boast of accomplishments. Only use first names with close friends and family. Eat everything on your plate when visiting someone its offensive to waste food.
They use Dutch. Hello: hallo Good night: goedenavond Day: dag Languages
The education system in Netherlands is a lot like our school system. First they go to a school until they are 12, then they go to a 4-6 year school. After if they in a field that needs more schooling they go to college.
MILITARY The Military is divided up into 13 different sections including air force and navy. The main goal is to keep peace and save humanitarian conditions around the world. It is not mandatory to serve unless called to protect the country in time of distress.
Transportation Car is a good form of transportation due to the good roads. Bikes are commonly used in big cities also especially like Amsterdam. Trains are also used a lot. Ferries are used along coastal areas.