Tag Archives: Netherlands

Utrecht, Netherlands

The small province of Utrecht includes the preserved old center of Utrecht – a miniature city-state consisting of three lines of canals, and a lot of surrounding settlements. There is much more to see here than meets the eye. The delightful castle Kasteel de Haar “on the doorstep of the city” is one of the… Read More »

Netherlands Geography

Netherlands – key data Area: 41,543 km² (of which land: 33,893 km², water: 7,650 km²) Population: 16.8 million (July 2011 estimate, CIA). Composition: Dutch 80.7%, EU citizens 5%, Indonesians 2.4%, Turks 2.2%, Surinamese 2%, Moroccans 2%, citizens of the Netherlands Antilles andAruba 0.8%, other 4.8% (2008 estimate) Population density: 406 people per km² Population growth:… Read More »

Netherlands Defense and Foreign Policy

Foreign policy and defense According to abbreviationfinder, Netherlands is a nation in Western Europe. Its capital city is Amsterdam. The Netherlands’ relations with the outside world are characterized by EU membership and the NATO military alliance. A central theme of foreign policy is also the work of supporting economic development and strengthening human rights in… Read More »