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Netherlands

The Netherlands is a country located in Western Europe with 3 municipalities in the Caribbean (Bonaire, Saba and Sint Eustatius). The Netherlands is part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, which count also 3 autonomous territories in the Caribbean: Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten. Despite its little area, the Netherlands counts more than 17 millions habitant which made it one of the most densely populated country of the world. The name of the Netherlands came from its flat topography. The country is characterized by this flatness, its canals and its polders.

Key facts

NameNetherlands
Name in DutchNederland
Government typeParliamentary constitutional monarchy
CapitalAmsterdam (869 709 inhabitants)
Seat of governmentThe Hague (545 863 inhabitants)
CurrencyEuro (EUR)
Population (2020)17 134 873 (68th)
Density of population421 Inhabitants / km² (16th)
NationalityDutch
Official languagesDutch
Time zoneCentral European Time (Netherlands): UTC+1:00
Atlantic Standard Time (Caribbean Netherlands): UTC-4:00

Country profile

Maps

Location of The kingdom of the Netherlands on the world map
Location of The kingdom of the Netherlands on the world map
Map of the bordering countries of the Netherlands
Map of the bordering countries of the Netherlands
Map of the Netherlands with provinces and capital cities
Map of the Netherlands with provinces and capital cities
Map of the Netherlands
Map of the Netherlands
Map of the major rivers of the Netherlands
Map of the major rivers of the Netherlands
Map of the density of population of the Netherlands
Map of the density of population of the Netherlands
Travel map of the Netherlands
Travel map of the Netherlands

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