Netherlands
All information
Geography
Climate
Population
Economy

Motto : I shall uphold.


Netherlands
ISO 3166 codesCar'scurrency
EDM
code
ITU
code
FIPS
code
ISO
3c
ISO
2c
ISO
Internet

ISO
Nb
license
plate
Olympic
code
ISO 3c
code
ISO Nb
code
Phone
prefix
GMT
time
NEDHOLNLNLDNL.nl528NLNEDEUR97831+1

EDM code : Etudiants Du Monde / Students of the World.
ITU code : International Communication Union.
FIPS code (FIPS 10-4) : intended for general use throughout the US Government.
ISO codes : International Organization for Standardization.

National Anthem





Netherlands - Physical geography

Area : 41 530 Km2
Water : 18 %
Lands under cultivation : 28 %
Wild pasture lands : 25 %
Forests : 10 %

Min. Height : -7 m (Prins Alexanderpolder)
Max. Height : 321 m (Vaalserberg)


Netherlands - Climate

70
_

50
_

50
_

50
_
12°
50
_
15°
65
_
17°
80
_
17°
95
_
14°
80
_
11°
80
_

85
_

85
_
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec

Temperatures °C (degrees Celsius) in Amsterdam
Rainfall (mm) in Amsterdam
(Average values for each month)


Netherlands - People
Nationality : Dutch
Main language(s) : Dutch

2002

2005
Population (2005) : 16 339 000 people
2002
2005
Density : 393 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 1.73 children / woman
Life expectancy : 79 years
Urban population : 66 %

Main cities :
720 000 people Amsterdam (capital) (aggl=1.1 M)
590 000 people Rotterdam (aggl=1.1 M)
443 000 people La Haye (aggl=0.7 M)
233 000 people Utrecht (aggl=0.55 M)
200 000 people Eindhoven (aggl=0.4 M)
186 000 people Tilburg
170 000 people Groningue
150 000 people Nimegue
148 000 people Haarlem


Netherlands - Economy
Currency : Euro (EUR) = 100 Cents
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 1.22 US$

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 420 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 25705 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 598.01 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 36600 dollars


Netherlands - Miscellaneous information
CONSUMPTION (individual / year) (world rank 1997) :
- Coffee (3)
- Eggs = 260 (3)
- Potatoes = 90 Kg (5)
- Beer = 86 l (8)
- Bread = 60 Kg (9)
- Cheese = 16 Kg (9)
- Meat = 80 Kg (12)
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2002) :
- Flowers (1)
- Linseed (6)
- Potatoes (9)
- Pigs (15)
- Zinc (10)
- Natural gas (9)
- Deposits of gas (21)
OTHER RESOURCES & PRODUCTS (world rank 1997) :
- Cheese (5)
- Beer (9)
- Electronics
RECORDS :
- The fastest swimmer in the world (on 100 metres) is the Dutchman Peter Van Den Hoogenband (47"84, Sydney, 2000).


Students of the World => Countries of the World => Netherlands
Home About us Penpals for students Countries of the World Schools of the World Games Blogs Clubs Forums Links

Source of information : Le Quid - Atlas Economique Mondial 2007 du Nouvel Observateur - Maps & flags : CIA's World Fact Book
Countries of the World - (c) Students of the World / Etudiants du Monde - www.StudentsoftheWorld.info
Since 2001, December 6