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The Netherlands: On a normal day

The Netherlands by numbers on a normal day: how many babies are born, how many people die, how many people get married or divorced, and how many move house?

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    For more information , please send an e-mail to: cursussen@institutfrancais.nl
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    Lays, Cape Cod, Mrs. Vickie's, anything.

    Thanks in advance :D
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