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The 41st Rotterdam Marathon starts on Saturday!

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NN Rotterdam Marathon, one of the biggest marathons in the Netherlands, 9-10 April arrangement. It is expected that 25 thousand will be trained for the marathon, which will be held for the 41st time this year!

The Rotterdam Marathon has been the focus of attention of the audience as well as it has grown every year since 1981, when it was held for the first time. An average of 950 thousand viewership views, according to Runner’s World magazine’s top 10 marathon with multiple participation participants.

It should be noted that the world record was broken three times, in the history of the marathon, in 1985, 1988 and 1998.

The weekend schedule is as follows:

Children’s race (1 km and 2.5 km) – 9 April 13:35
City race for newbies (4.2 km) – 9 April 15:30
Quarter marathon (10.55 km) – April 10 09:15
NN Marathon (42,195 km) – 10 April 10:00

The approximately 42-kilometer track of the Rotterdam Marathon ends on Coolsingel Street from Schiedamsedamsedamsedij Street of the Erasmus Bridge. The audience joins the runners with cheers through the track.

You can join as a runner or spectator to master the excitement of the marathon. The participation fee for the quarter marathon is 31 Euros; The big marathon costs 95 Euros.

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Used car prices in the Netherlands fell for the first time this year

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Used car prices in the Netherlands fell for the first time this year. Data were obtained from the vehicle sales platform AutoScout24. According to the platform, the reason for the decrease is the summer holiday.

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AutoScout24 stated that during the summer holidays, people’s interests are generally towards vacationing, so the decrease in prices may be due to this.
 
An average used car was sold for 23,531 euros in July. This rate is 1.2 percent less than the previous month. At the beginning of this year, the average price of second-hand was 22,158 euros. There has been no decline in used car prices since the spring of 2021.
 
On the other hand, the increase in second-hand items in other European countries continues. Prices continued to rise in France, Austria and Belgium last month, while Germany saw a small decline of 0.2 percent.
 
Germany is still at the top of Europe in this field, with an average used car price of 27,361 euros.
 
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Declining interest in Randstad region in the Netherlands

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The proportion of people leaving the Randstad area in the Netherlands has increased over the past year. According to the National Statistics Agency (CBS), 75,000 people left the region last year. The number of people who moved to the region was 55 thousand.

 
CBS data indicated that those over the age of 30 are increasingly leaving the west of the country.
 
Statistics also show that the number of people leaving the Randstad area has increased since 2014. While 48 thousand people left the region in 2014, this number increased to 70 thousand in 2020.
 
On the other hand, the proportion of those who moved to Randstad remained roughly the same, reaching 55 thousand last year. Looking at all the data, the number of Dutch people giving up city life has been increasing since 2017.
 
However, the increase in the number of people leaving Randstad does not mean that the region is empty.

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Netherlands uses Europe’s most expensive natural gas

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The Netherlands became the country that used the most expensive natural gas among the European Union countries with its natural gas prices in July.

 
Nieuwsuur, which collects data from the comparison site Energievergelijk.nl, last month the natural gas bill of a house in the Netherlands cost 283 Euros. This rate is double that of many EU countries. Neighboring countries of the Netherlands are Germany and Belgium, a few of these countries.
 
In June, the peak of gas prices was in Sweden, while the Netherlands took the second place. In July, the leadership changed hands. Last month gas bills in Sweden averaged 237.
 
Electricity bills in the Netherlands are also quite high compared to other countries. The Dutch paid an average of 419 euros for electricity in July. There are only two European countries that face more electricity bills than the Netherlands: Italy and Denmark.
 
According to the estimates of Energievergelijk.nl, citizens who will renew their energy contracts this year will pay an average of 3,700 euros more per year.
 
Nibud, who is a budget consultant, stated that many households will have difficulty paying the bills in the future. Nearly 30 percent of them highlighted the difficulty ban on this issue last month.

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