A-Z Dutch Geography

Guess the answers A-Z of these questions related to the geography (and some people- and culture-related questions, too) of the Netherlands.
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Last updated: September 19, 2019
First submittedOctober 20, 2016
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Letter
Hint
Answer
A
Capital and largest city
Amsterdam
B
Country along the southern border
Belgium
C
Caribbean island that is part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Curacao
D
Helps control flooding
Dike
E
This town is the namesake for a famous Dutch cheese
Edam
F
Ethnic group of the northern Netherlands
Frisians
G
The province home to Arnhem, Apeldoorn, and Winterswijk
Gelderland
H
Declared independence from this in the Middle Ages
Holy Roman Empire
I
Largest lake in Western Europe
IJsselmeer
J
Most common last name in the Netherlands
de Jong
K
World's largest public garden, famous for its many tulips
Keukenhof
L
Southernmost province
Limburg
Letter
Hint
Answer
M
Capital of L
Maastricht
N
The Netherlands' oldest established city
Nijmegen
O
Dutch national color
Orange
P
Land reclaimed from below sea level
Polder
R
This European river empties into the North Sea
Rhine
S
The country's largest airport
Schiphol
T
Country with the most immigrants to the Netherlands
Turkey
U
Both a province and the 4th largest city
Utrecht
V
Famous 19th century Dutch painter
Vincent Van Gogh
W
Archipelago along northern coast
Wadden Islands
Z
Southwestern island province
Zeeland
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Level 30
Oct 28, 2016
The quiz should accept "Frysians" as alternative for "Frisians" (I'm not entirely sure, but I think Frisians is actually the incorrect spelling of the term.)
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Level 61
Oct 28, 2016
Frisian is definitely the correct spelling in English (I'm 1/2 Frisian!), but I've added it anyway. Thank you for the comment and for taking the quiz :)
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Level 37
Apr 2, 2019
I don't believe that "Frysians" could be the correct spelling, as there is no "Y" in Dutch, only the lange "IJ".
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Level 39
Sep 9, 2018
Nijmegen is not the oldest city. Its Maastricht
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Level 34
Jun 12, 2020
Het is Nijmegen. Er wordt namelijk gekeken naar de stad die als eerste Romeinse stadsrechten kreeg. En dat is Nijmegen
+5
Level 47
Feb 26, 2020
Keukenhof doesn't work
+3
Level 34
Jun 12, 2020
Ik had al alles geprobeerd, zoals Kitchenhof, Kitchenhoff, Keukenhoff, etc.
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Level 71
Jun 20, 2020
Van Gogh is a G answer, not a V one.