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Netherlands

The Netherlands is a geographically low-lying country, with about 25% of its area and 21% of its population located below sea level, and 50% of its land lying less than one metre above sea level. This distinct feature contributes to the country's name in many other European languages. (i.e. French: Les Pays-Bas and Spanish: Los Paises Bajos, literally means "The Low Countries").

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