The Netherlands is a small country located in western Europe with three island territories in the Caribbean. Its capital is Amsterdam.
The Netherlands is a very densely populated country that boasts the largest port in Europe, Rotterdam. It is a founding member of the EU, NATO and WTO. Its seat of government and parliament is located in The Hague, which is also home to five international courts, including the ICC. This page collates recent DW content on the Netherlands
Joachim Löw praised Serge Gnabry's "speed and technique" as he confirmed the forward will start against the Netherlands in Hamburg. However, his Bayern Munich teammate Leon Goretzka will miss out through injury.
Germany are looking to maintain their perfect record in EURO 2020 qualifying as they find their new groove. Positive results against the Netherlands and Northern Ireland could make the home stretch smooth sailing.
The Netherlands during the week followed France, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark and Austria in banning face coverings. A Dutch law outlawing clothing which completely covers the face went into effect on Thursday. Keith Walker speaks with DW correspondent Stefan Bos in The Hague, who begins by explaining how the new Dutch law does not go as far as other, more extensive bans in Europe.
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