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The Dutch Lowlands

Zeeland's coat of arms motto is "I struggle and I emerge".

One fifth of the Netherlands lies below sea level.

The Deltawerken are one of the seven wonders of the modern world.

Half of the Netherlands lie less than one metre above sea level.

The Netherlands are the most densely populated major European country.

The longest dam, the Afsluitdijk, is 32km long.

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