The Netherlands: General facts

Political system: Constitutional monarchy

Political system: Constitutional monarchy


Capital: Amsterdam (however, the parliament and the monarch reside in The Hague)


Total area: 41,526 square kilometres


Population: 16.6 million


Official language: Dutch


Currency: euro


Source: Royal Netherlands Embassy


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