Netherlands

Where is it?

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Geography

    

Continent:
Europe
Area:
41,526 sq km OR 16,033 sq mi
Coastline:
451 km OR 280 mi
Elevation extremes:
lowest point: -7 m OR -23 ft
highest point: 887 m OR 2,910 ft

    

Population

    

Population:
16,924,929 (2010)
Population growth rate:
0.32% (2010)
Population density:
408 per sq km OR 1,056 per sq mi
Urban vs Rural Population:
Urban: 90.50%
Rural: 9.50%
Life Expectancy:
80.8 (2010)
Infant Mortality:
3.76 (2010)
Birth Rate:
10.7 per 1000 (2010)
Death Rate:
8.3 per 1000 (2010)
Overall Literacy:
99% (2010)
Male Literacy:
99% (2010)
Female Literacy:
99% (2010)

    

Government

    

Capital:
Amsterdam
Official Language(s):
Dutch

    

Economy

    

GDP Per Capita:
$46,623
Currency:
Euro US dollar NA guilder Aruban florin

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