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Geography Statistics of Netherlands

  • Coastline: 451 km (280.24 miles)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 13,086 sq miles (33,893 sq km)
    (water) 2,954 sq miles (7,650 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 16,040 sq miles (41,543 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: (12) The Netherlands is divided into 12 provinces, or administrative regions, including: Drenthe, Flevoland, Friesland, Gelderland, Groningen, Limburg, Noord-Brabant, Noord-Holland, Overijssel, Utrecht, Zeeland and Zuid-Holland
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  • Province: (largest by pop.) South Holland, 3,458,8752
  • Province: (largest by size) Gelderland, 4,974 sq km
  • Horizontal Width: 164 km (101 miles) from The Hague, directly east to the German border
  • Vertical Length: 262 km (162 miles) from Leeuwarden directly south to Maastricht

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (2) Belgium and Germany
  • Geographic Center: 9.97 km (6.2 miles) west of Apeldoorn
  • Highest Point: Vaalserberg0 (322 m) (1056 ft)
  • Lowest Point: Zuidplaspolder (-7 m) (-22 ft)
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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.