The colors of the Dutch flag are red, white, and blue—there's no orange at all. But around the world, the Netherlands is closely identified with orange, of all colors. They wear it on days of national pride, and their sports teams' uniforms are almost all a bright orange hue. It may seem odd, but there's some interesting history behind the affection Netherlanders have for this particular color. But first, it's worth exploring why, if the Dutch are so obsessed with orange, their flag is a tri-color red, white, and blue. The Netherlands has the oldest tricolor flag the French and German flags are a few other examples which the country adopted in during its War of Independence.
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December sees the start of the festive holiday season in Amsterdam — with presents given out on Sinterklaas and then the run-up to Christmas and New Year. Museums in the Netherlands are closed until at least 19 January Once open again visitors need to buy a ticket and time-slot online in advance, masks are mandatory.