We pronounce this letter as

The name of our country, ‘Nederland’, litterly means ‘Laagland’ (low country). The name is given to the country in the 15th century because of the fact that a big part of The Netherlands is under sea level. At that time, some parts of The Netherlands didn’t even exist. The province Flevoland is the newest province of The Netherlands, created in 1986.

On the map you can see which parts of The Netherlands are below sea level.

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