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Dutch Columbia

Post by Seahawk Fan121 on Sun Feb 28, 2010 1:07 pm

The Kingdom of Dutch Columbia


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Dutch Columbia (Dutch: Nederlands Columbia; Danish: hollandske Columbia) officially the Kingdom of Dutch Columbia (Dutch: Koninkrijk van Nederlands Columbia; Danish: Kongeriget hollandske Columbia) is a Federal Constitutional Monarchy consisting of 8 states and 1 federal territory with Noorderstad, District of Hollandia as the seat of the federal authorities. The country is located in North America in the region known as the Pacific Northwest. Dutch Columbia is bordered by the Pacific Ocean on all sides.

The country is very culturally diverse, with many Dutch influences along with Danish and English influences. Dutch Columbia is often referred to as "A bit of Europe in North America" because its liberal policies and similarities to European culture and city planning, especially in Noorderstad. The country has three official languages, they being Dutch, Danish, and English but many more are spoken such as French, German along with various Asian languages. Many Dutch customs have been adopted in Dutch Columbia such as windmills, tulips, bicycles and social tolerance. Danish customs have also been brought into Dutch Columbia by the many Danish immigrants in the mid-1800's. These customs include "hygge" which has no real English translation but is the absence of anything annoying, irritating, or emotionally overwhelming, and the presence of and pleasure from comforting, gentle, and soothing things, Danish design and architecture, and the Danish Christmas (Jul, or Yule) which has had its own modifications to fit to Dutch Columbian society.



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New Amsterdam is Dutch Columbia's largest city and economic center. The city is the center of the New Amsterdam Metropolitan Area which is home to 6.5 million people. The city is often referred as "The Jewel of Dutch Columbia" and the "City of Light." The city was founded in 1703 but was first settled by Dutch settlers in 1670. Today the city is home to many museums and is one of the major cultural centers of the world. New Amsterdam is serviced by New Amsterdam International Airport which is a major hub for the Dutch Columbian flag carrier, KHL Royal Dutch Columbian Airlines, which connects New Amsterdam to the world.

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Downtown New Amsterdam with the New Amsterdam Riverside Performing Arts Center



New Amsterdam University



New Amsterdam High Speed Rail Station



Nordman - Phillipps Art Museum




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Re: Dutch Columbia

Post by mayorm on Sun Feb 28, 2010 2:08 pm

wow can't wait to see more
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Re: Dutch Columbia

Post by dljrfn2000 on Sun Feb 28, 2010 2:27 pm

University.... where did you get it? Of every university I've seen from the SC4 world that is by far the most realistic.
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Re: Dutch Columbia

Post by canuck3360 on Sun Feb 28, 2010 2:34 pm

probally a LE creation there dljrfn

Very nice glad to see this here I always liked looking at your pics

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Re: Dutch Columbia

Post by Seahawk Fan121 on Sun Feb 28, 2010 2:50 pm

dljrfn2000 wrote:University.... where did you get it? Of every university I've seen from the SC4 world that is by far the most realistic.

I think I got it on the LEX. Part of JBSimo's University Pack. Smile
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Re: Dutch Columbia

Post by Aranho on Sun Feb 28, 2010 9:40 pm

Nice work, seahawk.
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Re: Dutch Columbia

Post by Sjoerdkremer on Mon Mar 01, 2010 12:45 am

nice cj, but it's Nederlands Columbia and Koninkrijk Nederlands Columbia (without the -e)
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Re: Dutch Columbia

Post by Blakeway on Mon Mar 01, 2010 2:31 am

Good job!
Seem like alot of Nations want to be my neighbor!??? xD


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Re: Dutch Columbia

Post by knarfmo on Mon Mar 01, 2010 3:24 am

I've been curious about Dutch Columbia... thanks for sharing your CJ! Smile

We have a lot of countries in the Simlympics from the Pacific Northwest I'd like to learn more about all of them.
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Re: Dutch Columbia

Post by Blakeway on Thu Mar 04, 2010 11:49 am

Hope we'll see more pics than on your SCJU wki Razz
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Re: Dutch Columbia

Post by Seahawk Fan121 on Fri Mar 05, 2010 11:29 pm

Hey guys! Thanks for all the comments! Very Happy

Here's another mosaic I did of the New Amsterdam TV Tower, hope you guys like it! Smile






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Re: Dutch Columbia

Post by canuck3360 on Sat Mar 06, 2010 1:38 am

very nice I love the addition of the Aircraft light at the top

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Post by Aranho on Sat Mar 06, 2010 2:43 am

I love this mosaic. Great work!
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Re: Dutch Columbia

Post by Blakeway on Sun Mar 07, 2010 3:48 am

Awsome Razz
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Re: Dutch Columbia

Post by mayorm on Fri Mar 19, 2010 2:33 am

I like it, very interesting
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