Netherlands: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 52.22745 / longitude: 4.57342

General information


Around 17,056,600 people live in this country, or 0.229% of all people on earth. In this country, the median age is 42.80 years and the birth growth rate is around 0.36%.


Amsterdam serves as this nation's capital and the country shares a border with Belgium, Germany. The following languages are spoken by the nation's citizens: Dutch. The country has a 41,850 km² area, a postcode system is employed and the primary cities are: Amsterdam, Rotterdam, 'S-Gravenhage, Utrecht, Eindhoven.


The GDP in 2021 was $1,012,846,760,976 USD, making it the 17# country in the world. The currency symbol is €, and the ISO code for that currency is EUR. In this country a Big Mac is worth 4.50€ (corresponding to $4.61 USD).


Well known universities are: Utrecht University, University of Amsterdam, Leiden University, Erasmus University Rotterdam, University of Groningen. The inhabitants attend school for 19 years (tertiary education included).


There are UNESCO listed sites in this country: Schokland and Surroundings, Defence Line of Amsterdam, Mill Network at Kinderdijk-Elshout, Historic Area of Willemstad, Inner City and Harbour, Curaçao, Ir.D.F. Woudagemaal (D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station). Interesting food you need to try here: Stamppot, hutspot.

Good to know

Telephone numbers begin with +31, the country's websites have the domain name ".nl", the country's ISO code is NL is a good place to find out more details on this country.


ISO code NL
Capital Amsterdam
Population 17,056,600
World percentage 0.229%
Median age 42.80 years
Population growth rate 0.36%
Main cities
Spoken languages Dutch
GDP (2021) $1,012,846,760,976
GDP position #17
Big Mac local price 4.50€
Big Mac USD price $4.61
Currency code EUR
Currency symbol
School life expectancy 19 years
National dish Stamppot, hutspot
TLD .nl
Phone prefix +31


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