Quick Info

  • Full Country Name: Kingdom of the Netherlands.
  • Local Name: Koninkrijk der Nederlanden.
  • Capital: Amsterdam
  • Language: Dutch (official), Frisian (official).
  • Currency: Euro € (EUR) = 100 cents.
  • People: Dutch (83%), other (17%) (of which 9% are non-Western origin mainly Turks, Moroccans, Antilleans, Surinamese, and Indonesians).
  • Life Expectancy: Male: 76.52, Female: 81.82.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic (31%), Dutch Reformed (13%), Calvinist (7%), Muslim (5.5%).
  • Size (sq km): 41,526 (134th)
  • Population: 16,491,461 (59th)
  • Population Density per sq km: 395 (23rd)
  • Country Dialling Code: 31
  • Internet Country Code: .nl (.eu also used).
  • Time Zone: GMT +1 (+2 in summer).
  • Voltage Guide: 220 AC, 50 Hz.
  • Finance: Credit cards and traveller's cheques widely accepted.
  • Business Hours: 0830-1700 Mon-Friday.
  • GDP(PPP): US$503,394 billion
  • GDP (PPP) per Capita: US$30,876
  • Personal Safety: Safe.
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