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Netherlands : Wiki, Area, Biography, Location, Currency, Festivals

February 16, 2018 0 Comment


Country Netherlands
Continent Europe
Location 52.13260 N, 5.29130 E
Map of Netherlands  Map of Netherlands
Flag  Netherlands flag
Area 41,543 km²
Coastline 280 miles
Neighboring Countries Belgium

Luxembourg

Germany

England

Denmark

Jersey

Wales

Guernsey

Switzerland

Liechtenstein

France

Isle of Man

Czech Republic

Scotland

Northern Ireland

Austria

Ireland

Monaco

Poland

Norway

Slovenia

San Marino

Croatia

Andorra

Italy

Time Zone CET (UTC +1)

AST (UTC -4)

Summer (DST)

CEST (UTC +2)

AST (UTC-4)

Population 17.100 million (2017)
Symbol  Netherlands symbol
Founded Date January 30th, 1648
Prime Minister of Netherlands Mark Rutte
National Anthem

‘’Wilhelmus (William)’’

Motto

‘’Je Maintiendrai’’

National Animal Lion
National Bird Godwit
National Flower Tulip
National Dish Stamppot
National Drink Jenever
Popular Sports Football

Field Hockey

Volleyball

Tennis

Golf

National Language Dutch
Seasons in Netherlands Autumn Season

Spring Season

Summer Season

Winter Season

Prestigious Awards of Netherlands Military Awards – Military William Order, Bronze Cross, Cross of Merit

Cinema Award – Netherlands Film Festival, ShortCutz Amsterdam

Religion in Netherlands Irreligion (67.8%)

Roman Catholic (11.7%)

Protestant Church in the Netherlands (8.6%)

Islam (5.8%)

Other Christian Denominations (4.2%)

Hinduism and Buddhism (2.0%)

Average Marriage age in Netherlands 33 years for men and 30.4 years for women
Capital Amsterdam (5222’N 4053’E)
Number of Provinces 12 Provinces
Largest Province in Netherlands South Holland
Smallest Province in Netherlands Zeeland
Number of Cities 147 Cities
Largest City in Netherlands Amsterdam
Literacy rate 99% (males)

99% (females)

Type of Government Monarchy

Representative Democracy

Constitutional Monarchy

Parliamentary System

Unitary State

Hereditary Monarchy

Federacy

GDP PPP – $907.619 billion (2017)

Nominal – $762.694 billion (2017)

GDP per capita $53,139 (2017)
Currency Euro (EUR)

US Dollar (USD)

Calling Code  +31

+599

Internet TLD .nl

.bq

ISO 3166 code NL
Festivals of Netherlands New Year’s Dive Scheveningen

International Film Festival Rotterdam

Holland Flower’s Festival

TEFAF Maastrict

Keukenhof

Alkmaar Cheese Market

Queen’s Day

Tong Tong Festival

Sensations Amsterdam

Lowlands

Heritage Day

Crossing Border The Hague

Maastricht Christmas Market

Historic Monuments Kijk-Kubus Cubic Houses

Castle Radboud

Delft Stadhuis

De Koog

Slant Tower of Leeuwarden

Camp Vught National Memorial

Channels of Den Bosch

Weigh House

Jean Pesyn

Mint Tower

Kinderjick

Waag

Stadhuis-Ayuntamiento

St. John’s Cathedral

Water Mill 1200 Roe

Mill of Maastricht

Molen De Roode Leeuw

John Frost Brug

Montelbaanstoren

Stadhuis

Erasmusbrug

Fonte Wilhelmina

Homomonument

Cornelis Lely Monument

Protected Areas in Netherlands
  • 21 National Parks
  • 11 Nature Reserves
  • 1 Biosphere Reserves
Longest River in Netherlands Rhine River
Longest Bridge in Netherlands Zeeland Bridge
Longest Tunnel in Netherlands Western Scheldt Tunnel
Longest Canal in Netherlands North Sea Canal
Largest Lake in Netherlands Ijsselmeer Lake
Largest Island in Netherlands Curacao Island
Highest Mountain in Netherlands Vaalserberg
Biggest Waterfall in Netherlands Waterfall of Loenen
Tallest Building in Netherlands Shell Pernis I
Richest person of Netherlands Frits Goldschmeding
Best places to visit in Netherlands Amsterdam

Leiden

Delft

The Hague

Maastricht

Utrecht

Haarlem

Groningen

Rotterdam

Gouda

Official Website https://www.government.nl/
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