Netherlands

The Netherlands is a charming small country in the low-lying river delta of northwestern . Its landscape of famously flat lands, much of it reclaimed from the sea, is dotted with windmills, blooming tulip fields and picturesque villages.
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is the Netherlands' capital and financial, cultural and creative centre with more than 850,000 inhabitants. Photo: Fabienkhan, CC BY-SA 2.5.

is the most visited province in the Netherlands and includes , the capital of the country, as well as traditional and historic Dutch villages. Photo: Arch, Public domain.

is a province of the Netherlands with a population of just over 3.7 million as of November 2019 and a population density of about 1,373/km, of which 605 km2 is water. Photo: Globe-trotter, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is one of the twelve provinces of the Netherlands, the largest province by area. Photo: Agnes Monkelbaan, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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The is the region that most foreign visitors to the Netherlands attend. Photo: Al1 73, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a region quite unlike the rest of the country. Photo: WiDi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a largely rural and natural part of the Netherlands, dotted with historic cities and charming villages and popular for its scenic landscapes. Photo: Ymblanter, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Obscure among foreigners, the can be a pleasant surprise. Photo: WiDi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Netherlands

Latitude of center
52.302° or 52° 18' 7.2" north
Longitude of center
5.713° or 5° 42' 46.8" east
Population
17,100,000
Elevation
24 metres (79 feet)
Capital
Area
41,526 km² (16,033 miles²)
Currency
Euro (EUR)
Phone code
31
Internet domain
.nl
Open­Street­Map ID
node 424297217
Geo­Names ID
2750405
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Timura n Wadda
  • Abkhazian: Нидерландқәа
  • Achinese: Beulanda
  • Achinese: Blanda
  • Afar: Niderlandiya
  • Afrikaans: Nederland
  • Akan: Nɛdɛland
  • Albanian: Holanda
  • Albanian: Vendet e Ulëta
  • Amharic: ሆላንድ
  • Amharic: ኔዘርላንድ
  • Arabic: Nederlandes
  • Arabic: نذرلندا
  • Arabic: هولندا
  • Aragonese: Países Baixos
  • Armenian: Նիդեռլանդներ
  • Armenian: Նիդերլանդեր
  • Armenian: Նիդերլանդներ
  • Armenian: Նիտըրլենտ
  • Arpitan: Payis-Bâs
  • Asturian: Holanda
  • Asturian: NL
  • Asturian: NLD
  • Asturian: Países Baxos
  • Avaric: Nederlanda
  • Avaric: Гьоланд
  • Avaric: Нидерландал
  • Awadhi: नीदरलैंड
  • Aymara: Aynacha Jach'a Markanaka
  • Azerbaijani: Hollandiya
  • Azerbaijani: Niderland
  • Balinese: Belanda
  • Bambara: Peyiba
  • Banjar: Walanda
  • Bashkir: Нидерланд
  • Bashkir: Нидерландтар
  • Basque: Herbehereak
  • Bavarian: Holland
  • Belarusian: Галяндыя
  • Belarusian: Нідэрланды
  • Belarusian: Нідэрлянды
  • Bengali: নেদারল্যান্ডস
  • Bengali: নেদারল্যান্ড্‌সের রাজনীতি
  • Bengali: হলণ্ড
  • Bengali: হল্যাণ্ড
  • Bhojpuri: नीदरलैंड
  • Bhojpuri: नीदरलैंड्स
  • Bhojpuri: नीदरलैण्ड
  • Bhojpuri: हालैंड
  • Bhojpuri: हालैण्ड
  • Bishnupriya: নেদারল্যান্ড
  • Bislama: Netherlands
  • Bosnian: Holandija
  • Bosnian: Nizozemska
  • Breton: Izelvroioù
  • Buginese: Belanda
  • Bulgarian: Кралство Нидерландия
  • Bulgarian: Нидерландия
  • Bulgarian: Холандия
  • Burmese: နယ်သာလန်
  • Burmese: နယ်သာလန်နိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: Holanda
  • Catalan: Països Baixos
  • Cebuano: Netherlands
  • Cebuano: Olanda
  • Central Bikol: Nederlands
  • Central Kurdish: ھۆلەند
  • Central Kurdish: ھۆڵەندا
  • Chamorro: Netherlands
  • Chavacano: Holanda
  • Chechen: Нидерландаш
  • Cherokee: ᎾᏍᎩ ᏁᏛᎳᏂ
  • Cherokee: ᏛᏥᏱ
  • Cheyenne: Netherlands
  • Chinese: Hélán
  • Chinese: Hô-lân
  • Chinese: 和蘭
  • Chinese: 尼德兰
  • Chinese: 尼德兰王国
  • Chinese: 尼德蘭
  • Chinese: 尼德蘭王國
  • Chinese: 紅毛蕃
  • Chinese: 荷兰
  • Chinese: 荷蘭
  • Church Slavic: Нидєрландꙑ
  • Chuvash: Нидерландсем
  • Cornish: Iseldiryow
  • Corsican: Paesi Bassi
  • Crimean Tatar: Felemenk
  • Croatian: Holandija
  • Croatian: Nizozemska
  • Czech: Nizozemsko
  • Danish: Holland
  • Danish: NED
  • Danish: NL
  • Danish: Nederland
  • Danish: Nederlandene
  • Danish: nl
  • Dhivehi: ނެދަލޭންޑު
  • Dimli (individual language): Hollanda
  • Dotyali: नेदरल्यान्ड
  • Dutch: Holland
  • Dutch: Hollandt
  • Dutch: Koninkrijk der Nederlanden
  • Dutch: NED
  • Dutch: NL
  • Dutch: NLD
  • Dutch: Nederland
  • Dutch: Nederlandt
  • Dutch: de Nederlanden
  • Dutch: nl
  • Dutch: 🇳🇱
  • Dzongkha: ནེ་དར་ལེནཌསི
  • Dzongkha: ནེ་དར་ལེནཌསི་
  • Eastern Mari: Нидерланде
  • Eastern Mari: Нидерланды
  • Egyptian Arabic: نيديرلاند
  • Egyptian Arabic: هولاندا
  • English: Holland
  • English: Kingdom of the Netherlands
  • English: NED
  • English: NL
  • English: Nederland
  • English: Netherlands (after 1945)
  • English: The Netherlands
  • English: nl
  • English: the Netherlands
  • English: 🇳🇱
  • Erzya: Нидерландонь Мастор
  • Erzya: Нидерланды
  • Esperanto: Nederlando
  • Estonian: Holland
  • Estonian: Madalmaad
  • Ewe: Nedalands nutome
  • Ewe: Netherlands
  • Extremaduran: Paisis Baxus
  • Faroese: Niðurlond
  • Fiji Hindi: The Netherlands
  • Fijian: Holland
  • Fijian: Oladi
  • Finnish: Alankomaat
  • Finnish: Hollanti
  • Finnish: Nederland
  • French: Hollande
  • French: NED
  • French: NL
  • French: P.-B.
  • French: P.B.
  • French: Pays-Bas
  • French: Pays-bas
  • French: le Royaume des Pays-Bas
  • French: nl
  • French: 🇳🇱
  • Friulian: Paîs Bas
  • Fulah: Holannda
  • Fulah: Nederlannda
  • Gagauz: Niderland
  • Galician: Países Baixos - Nederland
  • Galician: Países Baixos
  • Gan Chinese: 荷蘭
  • Ganda: Holandi
  • Georgian: ნიდერლანდები
  • Georgian: ნიდერლანდი
  • German: Holland
  • German: NED
  • German: NL
  • German: NLD
  • German: Niederlande
  • German: die Niederlande
  • German: 🇳🇱
  • Goan Konkani: Netherlands
  • Goan Konkani: नेदरलँड्स
  • Gorontalo: Walanta
  • Gothic: 𐌽𐌹𐌸𐌴𐍂𐌰𐌻𐌰𐌽𐌳
  • Gothic: 𐌽𐌹𐌸𐍂𐌰𐌻𐌰𐌽𐌳
  • Greek: Κάτω Χώρες
  • Greek: Ολλανδία
  • Guarani: Holanda
  • Guarani: Tetãnguéra Yvýi
  • Gujarati: નેધરલેંડ
  • Gujarati: નેધરલેન્ડ
  • Haitian: Peyiba
  • Hakka Chinese: Hò-làn
  • Hausa: Holan
  • Hausa: Holand
  • Hausa: Hò-làn
  • Hausa: Nekelana
  • Hawaiian: Hōlani
  • Hebrew: הולנד
  • Hindi: नीदरलैंड्स
  • Hindi: नीदरलैण्ड
  • Hungarian: Hollandia
  • Icelandic: Holland
  • Icelandic: Niðurlönd
  • Ido: Nederlando
  • Igbo: Netherlands
  • Iloko: Olanda
  • Inari Sami: Vuáládâhenâmeh
  • Indonesian: Belanda
  • Indonesian: Netherlands
  • Ingush: Голланди
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Hollanda
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Nederland
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Nederlandia
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Pais Basse
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Paises Basse
  • Interlingue: Nederland
  • Irish: An Ísiltír
  • Irish: an Ollainn
  • Irish: an Ísiltír
  • Italian: HOL
  • Italian: NED
  • Italian: NLD
  • Italian: Olanda
  • Italian: Paesi Bassi
  • Italian: 🇳🇱
  • Jamaican Creole English: Nedalanz
  • Japanese: オランダ
  • Japanese: オランダ王国
  • Javanese: Walanda
  • Kabardian: Нидерлэндхэр
  • Kabiyè: Peyibaa
  • Kabuverdianu: Olanda
  • Kabyle: Timura n Wadda
  • Kalaallisut: Hollandi
  • Kalmyk: Недерлендин Нутг
  • Kannada: ನೆದರ್‌ಲ್ಯಾಂಡ್ಸ್
  • Kannada: ನೆದರ್‍ಲ್ಯಾಂಡ್ಸ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Niderlandiya
  • Karachay-Balkar: Нидерландла
  • Kashubian: Néderlandzkô
  • Kazakh: Голландия
  • Kazakh: Нидерланд
  • Khmer: ប្រទេសហូឡង់
  • Khmer: ហុល្លង់
  • Khmer: ហូល្លង់
  • Khmer: ហូឡង់
  • Kikuyu: Netherlands
  • Kikuyu: Uholanzi
  • Kinyarwanda: Ubuholandi
  • Kirghiz: Нидерландтар
  • Komi-Permyak: Недерланд
  • Komi: Нидерландъяс
  • Kongo: Pays-Bas
  • Korean: 네덜란드
  • Kotava: Nederlanda
  • Kurdish: Holand
  • Kurdish: Holenda
  • Kölsch: Nederläng
  • Kölsch: Niederlande
  • Ladin: Olanda
  • Ladino: Paizes Bashos
  • Ladino: Payises Bashos
  • Lak: Нидирланд
  • Lao: Olanda
  • Lao: ປະເທດເນເທີແລນດ໌
  • Lao: ປະເທດໂຮນລັງ
  • Lao: ເນເທີແລນ
  • Latgalian: Nīderlandeja
  • Latin: Batavia
  • Latin: Nederlandia
  • Latvian: Nīderlande
  • Lezghian: Нидерландар
  • Ligurian: Paixi Basci
  • Limburgan: Nederland
  • Lingala: Holanda
  • Lingala: Olandɛ
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Nederland
  • Literary Chinese: 荷蘭
  • Lithuanian: Nyderlandai
  • Lithuanian: Olandija
  • Liv: Madālmōd
  • Livvi: Alangomuat
  • Livvi: Gollandii
  • Livvi: Hollandii
  • Lojban: la nederland
  • Lojban: nederland
  • Lombard: Paes Bass
  • Low German: Nedderlannen
  • Low German: Nederlaand
  • Lower Sorbian: Nižozemska
  • Luba-Katanga: Olandɛ
  • Luxembourgish: Holland
  • Macedo-Romanian: Olanda
  • Macedonian: Холандија
  • Madurese: Belanda
  • Malagasy: Holanda
  • Malagasy: Nederlandy
  • Malay: Belanda
  • Malayalam: നെതര്‍ലന്‍ഡ്സ്
  • Malayalam: നെതർലന്റ്സ്
  • Maltese: Netherlands
  • Maltese: Olanda
  • Maltese: Pajjiżi Baxxi
  • Maltese: Pajjiżi l-Baxxi
  • Maltese: Renju tan-Netherlands
  • Manx: Yn Çheer Injil
  • Maori: Hōrana
  • Marathi: नेदरलँड
  • Marathi: नेदरलँड्स
  • Mazanderani: هلند
  • Min Dong Chinese: Hò̤-làng
  • Min Nan Chinese: Hô-lân
  • Min Nan Chinese: Hô͘-lân
  • Min Nan Chinese: Nî-tek-lân
  • Min Nan Chinese: O-lân
  • Minangkabau: Balando
  • Mingrelian: ნიდერლანდეფი
  • Mingrelian: ნიდერლანდი
  • Moksha: Недерлантт
  • Mongolian: Нидерланд
  • Moroccan Arabic: هولاندا
  • Narom: Pays Bas
  • Nauru: Eben Eyong
  • Nauru: Niterand
  • Navajo: Tsin Bikeeʼ Dineʼé Bikéyah
  • Neapolitan: Ulanna
  • Nepali: नेदरल्यान्ड
  • Nepali: नेदरल्यान्ड्स
  • Nepali: नेदरल्यान्द्स्
  • Newari: नेदरल्यान्द्स्
  • Nias: Hulando
  • North Ndebele: Netherlands
  • Northern Frisian: Nederlönje
  • Northern Luri: هلند
  • Northern Sami: Hollánda
  • Northern Sami: Vuolleeatnamat
  • Norwegian: Nederland
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Nederland
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Nederland
  • Novial: Nederlande
  • Nyanja: Netherlands
  • Occitan (post 1500): Païses Basses
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܗܘܠܢܕܐ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Niðerland
  • Oriya: ନେଦରଲାଣ୍ଡ
  • Oriya: ନେଦରଲ୍ୟାଣ୍ଡ
  • Oriya: ହଲାଣ୍ଡ
  • Oromo: Neezerlaandi
  • Ossetian: Нидерландтæ
  • Pali: नेदरलैंड्स
  • Pampanga: Neerlandia
  • Pampanga: Netherlands
  • Pampanga: Olanda
  • Pampanga: Paises Bahes
  • Pangasinan: Olánda
  • Panjabi: ਨੀਦਰਲੈਂਡ
  • Panjabi: ਹੌਲੈਂਡ
  • Papiamento: Hulanda
  • Pedi: Netherlands
  • Pennsylvania German: Holland
  • Persian: هلند
  • Pfaelzisch: Niederlande
  • Picard: Bas-Païs
  • Piemontese: Pais Bass
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Dem Nethiland
  • Plautdietsch: Nadalaunt
  • Polish: Holandia
  • Polish: Niderlandy
  • Pontic: Ολλανδία
  • Portuguese: Holanda
  • Portuguese: Países Baixos
  • Pushto: هالنډ
  • Pushto: هالېنډ
  • Quechua: Urasuyu
  • Quechua: Uray Llaqta Suyu
  • Romanian: Olanda
  • Romanian: Țara Lalelelor
  • Romanian: Țara lalelelor
  • Romanian: Țara morilor de vânt
  • Romanian: Țările de Jos
  • Romansh: Pajais Bass
  • Rundi: Ubuholandi
  • Russia Buriat: Нидерланд
  • Russian: Nederland
  • Russian: Голландия
  • Russian: Нидерланды
  • Rusyn: Нідерланды
  • Sakizaya: Netherlands
  • Samoan: Netalani
  • Samogitian: Nīderlandā
  • Sango: Holände
  • Sanskrit: नेदरलैंड्स
  • Sanskrit: नेदर्लेण्ड्देशः
  • Santali: ᱱᱮᱫᱟᱨᱞᱮᱱᱰᱥ
  • Sardinian: Logos Bascios
  • Sardinian: Paisos Bàscios
  • Saterfriesisch: Niederlounde
  • Scots: Netherlands
  • Scottish Gaelic: NL
  • Scottish Gaelic: Na Tìrean Ìsle
  • Serbian: Holandija
  • Serbian: Холандија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Holandija
  • Serbo-Croatian: Neddeläng
  • Serbo-Croatian: Nizozemska
  • Shan: မိူင်းၼႄႇတႃႇလႅၼ်ႇ
  • Shona: Netherlands
  • Sicilian: Paisi Vasci
  • Silesian: Ńiderlandy
  • Sindhi: نيدرلينڊز
  • Sindhi: ھالينڊ
  • Sinhala: නෙදර්ලන්තය
  • Skolt Sami: Vueʹllʼjânnam
  • Slovak: Holandsko
  • Slovenian: Holandija
  • Slovenian: Nizozemska
  • Somali: Holland
  • Somali: Netherlands
  • South Azerbaijani: هولند
  • Southern Sami: Vuelielaanteh
  • Southern Sotho: Hôlanê
  • Spanish: Holanda
  • Spanish: Los Paises Bajos
  • Spanish: Los Países Bajos
  • Spanish: NED
  • Spanish: NL
  • Spanish: NLD
  • Spanish: Paises Bajos
  • Spanish: Países Bajos
  • Sranan Tongo: Bakrakondre
  • Sranan Tongo: Ptata
  • Sundanese: Walanda
  • Swahili: Uholanzi
  • Swati: IDashi
  • Swedish: Nederland
  • Swedish: Nederländerna
  • Swiss German: Niderland
  • Tagalog: Netherlands
  • Tagalog: Olanda
  • Tagalog: Payses Bahes
  • Tahitian: Hōrane
  • Tajik: Нидерланд
  • Tajik: Ҳоланд
  • Tajik: Ҳуланд
  • Tamil: நெதர்லாந்து
  • Tatar: Нидерландлар
  • Tatar: Нидирлан
  • Telugu: నెదర్లాండ్
  • Telugu: నెదర్లాండ్స్
  • Telugu: నేదర్లాండ్స్
  • Tetum: Olanda
  • Thai: Netherlands
  • Thai: ประเทศฮอลันดา
  • Thai: ประเทศฮอลแลนด์
  • Thai: ประเทศเนเธอร์แลนด์
  • Thai: ฮอลันดา
  • Thai: ฮอลแลนด์
  • Thai: เนเธอร์แลนด์
  • Tibetan: ཧའོ་ལན།
  • Tibetan: ཧོ་ལན།
  • Tigrinya: ኔዘርላንድ
  • Tok Pisin: Ol Nitelan
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Holani
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Hōlani
  • Tosk Albanian: Niederlande
  • Tsonga: Netherlands
  • Tumbuka: Netherlands
  • Turkish: Hollanda
  • Turkmen: Niderlandlar
  • Twi: Netherlands
  • Udmurt: Нидерланд
  • Uighur: گوللاندىيە
  • Ukrainian: Голландія
  • Ukrainian: Нідерланди
  • Upper Sorbian: Hollandska
  • Upper Sorbian: Nižozemska
  • Urdu: نیدر لینڈز
  • Urdu: نیدرلینڈز
  • Uzbek: Niderlandlar
  • Venetian: Paezi Basi
  • Venetian: Paéxi Basi
  • Veps: Alamad
  • Vietnamese: Hà Lan
  • Vietnamese: NED
  • Vietnamese: NL
  • Vlaams: Holland
  • Vlaams: Olland
  • Vlax Romani: Olanda
  • Volapük: Nedän
  • Võro: Holland
  • Walloon: Bas Payis
  • Waray (Philippines): Nederlandes
  • Welsh: Yr Iseldiroedd
  • Western Armenian: Հոլանտա
  • Western Balochi: هالنڈ
  • Western Frisian: Hollân
  • Western Frisian: Nederlân
  • Western Panjabi: نیدرلینڈز
  • Wolof: Olaand
  • Wu Chinese: 尼德兰
  • Xhosa: ENetherlands
  • Yakut: Недерланд
  • Yiddish: האלאנד
  • Yoruba: Nẹ́dálándì
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Nedalandi
  • Yue Chinese: 荷蘭
  • Zeeuws: Nederland
  • Zhuang: Hwzlanz
  • Zulu: Netherlands
  • Zulu: i-Netherlands
  • Landa
  • Nederlanden
  • Netharandi
  • Pajèsere Vasce
  • Tlanitlalpan
  • Tlanitlālpan
  • Ulànda

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