The Netherlands: General facts

Political system: Constitutional monarchyCapital: Amsterdam (however, the parliament and the monarch reside in The Hague)Total area: 41,528 square kilometresPopulation: 16 millionOfficial language: DutchCurrency: euroNumber of Dutch citizens living in Slovakia: about 200

Political system: Constitutional monarchy
Capital: Amsterdam (however, the parliament and the monarch reside in The Hague)
Total area: 41,528 square kilometres
Population: 16 million
Official language: Dutch
Currency: euro
Number of Dutch citizens living in Slovakia: about 200

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