The Netherlands (Dutch: Nederland, [ˈneːdərlɑnt] ()), informally Holland, is a country in Northwestern Europe with some overseas territories in the Caribbean.In Europe, it consists of 12 provinces that border Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, with maritime borders in the North Sea with those countries and the United Kingdom.
The Kingdom of the Netherlands covers a total area of 42,531 km 2 (16,421 sq mi); and a land area of 34,467 km 2 (13,308 sq mi). The Kingdom of the Netherlands has land borders with Belgium, Germany (both in the European Netherlands), and France (on Saint Martin).
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The Netherlands is known for tolerance in politics. The Netherlands is the only country where soft drugs are not entirely considered illegal. Furthermore, the Netherlands is one of the few countries that allow same-sex marriages, euthanasia and prostitution to a certain extent. More information: Politics of the Netherlands.
The Caribbean Netherlands still uise 599–7 (Bonaire), 599–3 (Sint Eustatius) an 599–4 (Saba). ^.nl is the common internet tap level domain name for the Netherlands. The .eu domain is an aa used, as it is shared wi ither European Union member states. .bq is designatit, but nae in uise, for the Caribbean Netherlands.
Netherlands, country located in northwestern Europe, also known as Holland. “Netherlands” means low-lying country; the name Holland (from Houtland, or “Wooded Land”) was originally given to one of the medieval cores of what later became the modern state and is still used for 2 of its 12 provinces (Noord-Holland and Zuid-Holland).
Netherlands (Tok Netherlands: Nederland) em i stap wanpela kantri long Yurop.
Netherlands ke north aur west me North Sea hae, east meGermany aur south me Belgium hae. Netherlands, European Union ke suruu kare waala ek des hae. Netherlands me rahe waala log ke Dutch bolaa jaae hae. Netherlands ke bhasa ke bhi Dutch bhasa bolaa jaae hae. Naam "Netherlands" ke matlab "the low lands" hae.
Netherlands [Netherlands--Hóxovê-hooma + Netherlands--Caribbean (Saba, Sint Eustatius, Bonaire)] + Aruba + Curaçao + Sint Maarten = Kingdom of the Netherlands
- Willem-Alexander, (King), Mark Rutte, (Prime Minister)
- 17,100,000 (2017)
The Battle of the Netherlands (Dutch: Slag om Nederland) was part of the German invasion of France and the Low Countries (Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands) during World War II. The battle lasted from 10 May 1940 until the main Dutch forces surrendered on the 14th.
- 10–14 May 1940, 10–17 May 1940 (Zealand)
The Netherlands (Dutch: Nederland, also commonly, but incorrectly, called Holland) is a European country, bordering Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and France in the Caribbean as the Dutch territory Sint Maarten borders French territory Saint-Martin.
- 41,543km², water: 7,650km², land: 33,893km²
- parliamentary democracy with constitutional monarch
- Euro (€) (mainland), U.S. Dollar ($)(special municipalities in the Caribbean)