The Netherlands: General facts

Political system: Constitutional monarchyCapital: Amsterdam (however, the parliament and the monarch reside in The Hague)Total area: 41,526 square kilometresPopulation: about 16.8 millionOfficial language: DutchCurrency: euro

Political system: Constitutional monarchy
Capital: Amsterdam (however, the parliament and the monarch reside in The Hague)
Total area: 41,526 square kilometres
Population: about 16.8 million
Official language: Dutch
Currency: euro

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