Netherlands Facts and Culture

  • Food and Recipes: Breakfast is eaten between 7:30 and 8:15 AM with lunch at about 12:30 PM. Dinner is between 5:30 and... More
  • Family: Dutch families are moderate in size. Both parents typically work outside the home. Couples usually live close to relatives.... More
  • Fashion: On a typical day the clothing worn depends very much on the kind of job people have. Some organizations, like... More
  • Visiting: When visiting, it is customary to shake hands with everyone present, including children. Dinner guests usually bring flowers or another... More

Netherlands Facts

Netherlands stats

Capital Amsterdam; The Hague is the seat of government
Government Type constitutional monarchy
Currency EUR
Population 16,805,037
Total Area 16,040 Square Miles
41,543 Square Kilometers
Location Western Europe, bordering the North Sea, between Belgium and Germany
Language Dutch (official language), Frisian (official language)

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