Where is Netherlands? Geography, Country Profile, Facts

The given the Netherlands location map shows that the Netherlands is located in the western part of Europe continent. It shares international boundaries with Germany in the east and Belgium in the south. However, in the west North Seas lies and separates it from UK.

Where is Netherlands Located in the World Map

Where is Netherlands
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Where is Netherlands Located?

Netherlands, country located in northwestern Europe, also known as Holland. The Netherlands is bordered by the North Sea, Belgium to the south and Germany to the east. 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.

Capital of Netherlands

Amsterdam is the capital city and most populous city of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The five largest cities in the Netherlands are Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, Utrecht and Eindhoven.

Information and Facts about Netherlands

Continent Europe
Where is LocatedNetherlands 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 41,865 km2 (16,164 sq mi) (131st)
Population17,633,700 (67th) (2021 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)
in Summer UTC+2 (CEST) UTC−4 (AST)
AirportSchiphol Airport (Amsterdam)
PortPort of Rotterdam
Total Road Network139,295 km
Internet TLD .ni ,.aw, .cw,.sx,.an

Best Places to Visit in the Netherlands

Here are the best places to see in the Netherlands are Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hoge Veluwe National Park, Keukenhof Gardens, Delft, Maastricht, The Old Windmills of Kinderdijk, Haarlem, Waddenzee, Giethoorn, Bourtange, Gouda, Groningen, Utrecht, The Hague, Leiden.

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