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Netherlands in the Country List


  • 5 years ago · Quote · #1

    Dekker

    Isn´t it quite special that the Netherlands (without Holland Undecided) have got more members than countries like France and Germany.

    Netherlands: 16,7m
    Germany and France: 81m+

    CountryMembersPercentAvg. RatingTop Rated
     United States 560553 43.41% 1320  chapo60 (2859)
     India 85980 6.66% 1341  arunabi (2652)
     United Kingdom 68906 5.34% 1341  sproates (2877)
     Canada 61604 4.77% 1353  Jeff18 (2730)
     Philippines 45827 3.55% 1490  TANDO (2707)
     Australia 34802 2.7% 1322  ChatChat (2722)
     Egypt 15156 1.17% 1379  moh_ya1010 (2771)
     Malaysia 15040 1.16% 1382  amingo (2735)
     Brazil 13091 1.01% 1403  gbsalvio (2673)
     England 12625 0.98% 1395  NoElo (2764)
     Turkey 12123 0.94% 1405  D3V1L (2769)
     Mexico 11766 0.91% 1354  athanasiuspernath (2410)
     Indonesia 11513 0.89% 1515  brains_ari (2502)
     Romania 11116 0.86% 1505  sorinel (2818)
     Netherlands 9283 0.72% 1450  Henk_Van_Oosten (2689)
     Greece 8835 0.68% 1454  G-CARS (2760)
     Iran 8708 0.67% 1477  KEK (2752)
     France 8482 0.66% 1493  loper10 (2785)
     Ireland 8183 0.63% 1321  carlosd6 (2509)
     Germany 7949 0.62% 1488  Gonnosuke (2837)
  • 5 years ago · Quote · #2

    panandh

    What is the difference between netherlands and holland? I thought they were same!

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #4

    artfizz

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #5

    cofail

    Holland... I think a part of the Netherlands.

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #7

    Flamma_Aquila

    panandh wrote:

    What is the difference between netherlands and holland? I thought they were same!


    I'm sure one of our Dutch friends could shine better light on the subject, but according to Wikipedia, North and South Holland are just two of the twelve provinces of the Netherlands. Others include Zeeland, Gelderland, Utrect, etc.

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #8

    cofail

    Chessy4000 wrote:

    Holland... I think a part of the Netherlands.


    I believe i was right Kacparov

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #9

    artfizz

    Chessy4000 wrote: Holland... I think a part of the Netherlands.

    Chessy4000 wrote: I believe i was right Kacparov


    If Kacparov was an INTERNATIONAL Master, you probably wouldn't be!

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #10

    linksspringer

    Roughly... to people living in the provinces of Holland, Netherlands = Holland. Outside of those provinces, people sometimes have a different opinion (don't tell a Frisian he's living in Holland). Wink

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #12

    smileative

    don't s'pose anybody noticed, but Ireland only just below Netherlands/Holland on the list an' their population is tiny in comparison Smile

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #13

    artfizz

    smileative wrote:

    don't s'pose anybody noticed, but Ireland only just below Netherlands/Holland on the list an' their population is tiny in comparison


    Not all Irish are leprechauns.

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #14

    artfizz

    linksspringer wrote: Roughly... to people living in the provinces of Holland, Netherlands = Holland. Outside of those provinces, people sometimes have a different opinion (don't tell a Frisian he's living in Holland).

    We used to have a herd of Frisians - and we certainly never told them that.

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #15

    linksspringer

    artfizz wrote:
    linksspringer wrote: Roughly... to people living in the provinces of Holland, Netherlands = Holland. Outside of those provinces, people sometimes have a different opinion (don't tell a Frisian he's living in Holland).

    We used to have a herd of Frisians - and we certainly never told them that.


    You had a herd of "an ethnic group of the Germanic people living in coastal parts of The Netherlands, Denmark and Germany"??
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frisians

    BTW, we have some Texels around the house.

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #16

    Ricardo_Morro

    It is quite clear that the English-speaking countries have a comparative preponderance of the membership, this being an English-language site. Beyond that, the leanings of a country to have a large number of speakers of English as a second language plays a large role.   

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #17

    artfizz

    artfizz wrote: We used to have a herd of Frisians - and we certainly never told them that.

    linksspringer wrote: You had a herd of "an ethnic group of the Germanic people living in coastal parts of The Netherlands, Denmark and Germany"??
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frisians

    BTW, we have some Texels around the house.


    You'll be needin' a mighty big field to hold them thar Texans.

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #18

    Dekker

    =) Nice discussion!

    I live in North Holland, and I agree that Holland in the Netherlands is just ´a part of´, but in English-speaking countries there isn´t any difference between the Netherlands and Holland. So Kacparov is (of course) right, but I think the others have got it right as well

    And, how about my fantastic English? Wink

  • 5 years ago · Quote · #19

    artfizz

    Dekker wrote:

    =) Nice discussion!

    I live in North Holland, and I agree that Holland in the Netherlands is just ´a part of´, but in English-speaking countries there isn´t any difference between the Netherlands and Holland. So Kacparov is (of course) right, but I think the others have got it right as well

    And, how about my fantastic English? 


    Your English is too perfect ...


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