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This page is about the country of the Netherlands specifically, and the Dutch people in general.

Language

Dutch people uses English but uses some different (from 'American English') words for certain things. For example Mum rather than Mom on invite letters.

Date Format

Most people in the Netherlands currently use a Day, Month, Year notation for most things

  • DD/MM/YY
  • DD/MM/YYYY

When a time as well as a date need to be given it in the Netherlands it looks like this:

  • DD/MM/YYYY HH:MM:SS

When written in Dutch the format of the date

  • 18 juni 1984
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