The Netherlands is known for its beautiful mills! There are more than 1100 working mills in the Netherlands.

Mills are powered by water and wind. In the Netherlands, people use the mills to produce flour, oil and paint. In addition, mills are also used to lift (pump up) water.

 1- The world's first windmills were built by the Persians in the ninth century AD.

2- The highest mill of the world is in Noord-Schiedam, the Netherlands! The mill is 44.9 meters high.

3- In the Netherlands, the mills rotate counterclockwise.

4- The second Saturday in May is National Mills Day, or Molendag.

5- You can become a miller by following a course!

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