Located in the continent of Europe, Netherlands covers 33,893 square kilometers of land and 7,650 square kilometers of water, making it the 136th largest nation in the world with a total area of 41,543 square kilometers.
The Netherlands was founded as a distinct and original nation in 1581. The population of The Netherlands is 16,730,632 (2012) and the nation has a density of 494 people per square kilometer.
The currency of The Netherlands is the Euro (EUR). As well, the people of The Netherlands are refered to as Dutch.
The dialing code for the country is 31 and the top level internet domain for Dutch sites is .nl.
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|Density||493.6 / km2 ( 1,278.5 / mi2 )|
|Capital||Amsterdam (North Holland)|
|GDP||870,000,000,000 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||52,000 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||33,893 km2 (13,086 mi2)|
|Water Area||7,650 km2 (2,954 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Belgium, Germany|
What is the capital of The Netherlands?
Amsterdam is the capital city of Netherlands. It has a population of 741,636, and is located on a latitue of 52.37 and longitude of 4.89.
Amsterdam is also the political center of Netherlands, which is considered a Constitutional Monarchy, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.
Quick Facts About Amsterdam, the Capital Of The Netherlands
|Elevation||13 meters over sea level|
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