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Where is Netherlands
Where is Netherlands located on the world map?
The given the Netherlands location map shows that the Netherlands is located in the western part of Europe continent. The Netherlands map also shows that it shares its international boundaries with Germany in the east and Belgium in the south. However, in the west North Seas lies and separates it from UK. The government type of the Netherlands is parliamentary democratic constitutional monarchy. The capital city is Amsterdam; however, the seat of government is in The Hague. It is a member of the European Union, NATO, OECD, and WTO. Additionally, with Belgium and Luxembourg, it constitutes the Benelux economic union. The Netherlands more frequent referred as Holland and the term Dutch is used for the people and language of the Netherlands.

The country is politically quite significant because it houses the headquarters of some of the international organizations such as headquarters of five international courts: the Permanent Court of Arbitration, the International Court of Justice, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, the International Criminal Court and the Special Tribunal for Lebanon and also the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. Most of them are located in the city Hague. Hence, The Hague is more popularly known as "the world's legal capital".

The climate type of the country is moderate maritime featured with cool summers and mild winters. Moreover, the economy of the Netherlands is quite strong and depends upon various resourceful sectors including shipping, fishing, trade, banking and major industries include chemicals, metallurgy, machinery, electrical, goods and tourism.

Quick Facts
Continent Europe
Where is Located Netherlands is a country located in the Western Europe
Coordinates 52° 22' 0 N, 4° 53' 0 E
Capital Amsterdam
Largest City Amsterdam
Neighboring CountriesBelgium, Germany
Administrative divisions12 provinces
Area 41,543 Sq km
Population16,730,632 (2012 Est.)
Official Language Dutch (Official)
Currency Euro (€)
ISO Alpha-2 CodeNL
ISO Alpha-3 Code NLD
ISO Numeric Code528
GDP $701.4 billion (2011 Est.)
Calling code 31,297,599,1721
Time Zone CET (UTC+1) AST (UTC-4)
Internet TLD .ni ,.aw, .cw,.sx,.an