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Facts about Netherlands

Administrative divisions: 12 provinces (provincies , singular - provincie); Drenthe , Flevoland , Friesland (Fryslan) , Gelderland , Groningen , Limburg , Noord-Brabant (North Brabant) , Noord-Holland (North Holland) , Overijssel , Utrecht , Zeeland (Zealand) , Zuid-Holland (South Holland)
Area: total: 41 ,526 sq km land: 33 ,883 sq km water: 7 ,643 sq km
Background: The Dutch United Provinces declared their independence from Spain in 1579; during the 17th century , they became a leading seafaring and commercial power , with settlements and colonies around the world. After a 20-year French occupation , a Kingdom of the Netherlands was formed in 1815. In 1830 Belgium seceded and formed a separate kingdom. The Netherlands remained neutral in World War I , but suffered invasion and occupation by Germany in World War II. A modern , industrialized nation , the Netherlands is also a large exporter of agricultural products. The country was a founding member of NATO and the EEC (now the EU) , and participated in the introduction of the euro in 1999.
Flag description: three equal horizontal bands of red (top) , white , and blue; similar to the flag of Luxembourg , which uses a lighter blue and is longer; one of the oldest flags in constant use , originating with WILLIAM I , Prince of Orange , in the latter half of the 16th century
Capital: name: Amsterdam geographic coordinates: 52 23 N , 4 54 E time difference: UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time) daylight saving time: +1hr , begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October note: The Hague is the seat of government; time descriptions apply to the continental Netherlands only , not to the Caribbean components
Climate: temperate; marine; cool summers and mild winters
Currency code: euro (EUR)
Ethnic groups: Dutch 80.7% , EU 5% , Indonesian 2.4% , Turkish 2.2% , Surinamese 2% , Moroccan 2% , Netherlands Antilles & Aruba 0.8% , other 4.8% (2008 est.)
Geographic coordinates: 52 30 N , 5 45 E
Geography note: located at mouths of three major European rivers (Rhine , Maas or Meuse , and Schelde)
Government type: constitutional monarchy
Imports partners: Germany 17.6% , China 10.5% , Belgium 9.3% , US 7.3% , UK 5.8% , Russia 5% , France 4.4% (2007)
Internet country code: .nl
Land boundaries: 451 km
Neighbouring countries: total: 1 ,027 km border countries: Belgium 450 km , Germany 577 km
Languages: Dutch (official) , Frisian (official)
Location: Western Europe , bordering the North Sea , between Belgium and Germany
Map references: Europe
National holiday: Queen's Day (Birthday of Queen-Mother JULIANA and accession to the throne of her oldest daughter BEATRIX) , 30 April (1909 and 1980)
Nationality: noun: Dutchman(men) , Dutchwoman(women) adjective: Dutch
Natural hazards: flooding
Population: 16 ,645 ,313 (July 2008 est.)
Religions: Roman Catholic 30% , Dutch Reformed 11% , Calvinist 6% , other Protestant 3% , Muslim 5.8% , other 2.2% , none 42% (2006)
Terrain: mostly coastal lowland and reclaimed land (polders); some hills in southeast
Unemployment rate: 4.6% (2007 est.)

Capital of Kingdom of the Netherlands

's-Gravenhage (click to view 's-Gravenhage map)

Places in Netherlands

Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street views in Netherlands. Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.

Drenthe Province (425 google map locations)
Flevoland Province (26 google map locations)
Friesland Province (730 google map locations)
Gelderland Province (847 google map locations)
Groningen Province (577 google map locations)
Limburg Province (797 google map locations)
North Brabant Province (1368 google map locations)
North Holland Province (525 google map locations)
Overijssel Province (519 google map locations)
South Holland Province (577 google map locations)
Utrecht Province (266 google map locations)
Zeeland Province (354 google map locations)

Random cities in Netherlands

's-Gravenhage, the capital city of Netherlands.

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