Question: When did the Netherlands split from Germany?

Why do the Dutch and Germans not like each other?

For the Dutch, the origins of the rivalry are primarily based on the anti-German sentiment resulting from World War II in which, during a five-year German occupation, a quarter of a million Dutch people died and the country itself was devastated. … Each time I faced Germany I was angst-filled.

Is Holland close to Germany?

The distance between Netherlands and Germany is 358 km. The road distance is 661.2 km.

Why is Holland not part of Germany?

The Netherlands was a Catholic country under Spanish control, till they fought their independence. The lower Netherlands, now Belgium, remained in Spanish hands for a while, while the north was an independent republic. So it was never German (or rather) Holy Roman Empire terrain.

How many people died in Netherlands WW2?


Full Name 34 Kingdom of the Netherlands
Entry into WW2 10 May 1940
Population in 1939 8,729,000
Military Deaths in WW2 7,900
Civilian Deaths in WW2 198,000
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