🇳🇱 Flag of Netherlands

Flag of Netherlands

The Dutch flag is composed of a red-white-blue tricolor and it is also known as "The Prince's Flag". Records about the prince William of Orange´s flag appeared already in 1572, when William led the resistance against the Spanish domination, however the flag was originally orange, white and blue. Later, the orange stripe was replaced by a red one so that it was better visible on the seas. Dutch tricolor is the oldest national tricolor flag, and it served as an inspiration for the French and Russian tricolor. As the Russian flag later influenced many Slavic flags, the Dutch tricolor indirectly affected these flags as well. The Dutch flag is considered to be one of the oldest flags which retained its design even over times of various coups.

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Main information

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Country Netherlands
Capital city Amsterdam
Continent Europe
Member of European Union, NATO
Population 16,842,200 (2014)
Total area 41,528 km2
Formation 23. 1. 1579
Highest point Vaalserberg (322 m)
GDP $ 41,527 (IMF, 2012)
Currency euro (EUR)
Code NL (NLD)
Calling code +31
Internet TLD .nl

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Czech Nizozemsko (Amsterodam)
English Netherlands (Amsterdam)
German Niederlande (Amsterdam)
French Pays-Bas (Amsterdam)
Italian Paesi Bassi (Amsterdam)
Spanish Países Bajos (Amsterdam)
Russian Нидерланды (Амстердам)
Slovak Holandsko (Amsterdam)
Polish Holandia (Niderlandy) (Amsterdam)
Portuguese Países Baixos (Amsterdam)
Chinese 荷兰 (阿姆斯特丹)
Japanese オランダ (アムステルダム)
Turkish Hollanda (Amsterdam)
Norwegian Nederland (Amsterdam)
Swedish Nederländerna (Amsterdam)
Hungarian Hollandia (Amszterdam)
Dutch Nederland (Amsterdam)
Danish Holland (Amsterdam)
Finnish Alankomaat (Amsterdam)
Hebrew הולנד (אמסטרדם)