Netherlands Vacations and Tourism Guide
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Info about Netherlands
Surface:The total land area covered by Netherlands is 33,883 sq km.
Population: The approximate population of Netherlands is 16,570,620 (July 2007 est.) with Dutch being the most dominant ethnic group.
System of government: The government of Netherlands is constitutional monarchy.
Capital: Amsterdam is the capital of Netherlands and has approximately 743,030 inhabitants.
Religion: Thirty-one percent of the people are Roman Catholics, while thirteen percent are Dutch Reformed Protestants.
Official Language: Dutch and Frisian are the two official languages.
Government: The government of Netherlands is constitutional monarchy.
Climate: Netherlands has a temperate climate, with cool summers and mild winters.
Units of measure and electricity: Netherlands follows the metric system and uses 230V, 50Hz as the basic electricity unit.
Time Zone: Netherlands follows CET, which is GMT + 1 (GMT + 2 in summers)
Currency: Euro and Dutch Guilder (1 € = 1.35 USD & 1 € = 2.20 NLG)
Travel documents required: To travel to Netherlands, visitors need to acquire a visa.