Netherlands

Key Country Facts

Population: 17 million
Historical & Interesting Facts:

The Dutch are the largest beer exporters in the world!

Top Activities and Places to Visit:

Hogue Veluwe National Park, Keukenhof, Kinderdijk

Other Information:

Major exports: machinery and equipment, chemicals, fuels, and food and beverage products.

Temperate Netherlands is also known as Holland! The capital city is Amsterdam. There are approximately 17,016,967 Dutch people living here (2016). The official language of the country is Dutch, with Frisian as the official language of the Fryslan province, and English as the official language in Amsterdam. Dutch people practice both Roman Catholicism and Protestantism.  The time zone is 6 hours ahead of EST.

Tourists should visit Amsterdam for its canals, architecture, museums, and explosive night life. Visitors would also enjoy the natural beauty of the country featured in the Hogue Veluwe National Park, the flower fields of Keukenhof, and the windmills in the village of Kinderdijk.

One fun fact is that the Dutch are the largest beer exporters in the world!

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UN Recognized Countries

193

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173

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