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Amsterdam, Holland, Netherlands - Photo by michaelstrevens - CC-BY

Population 2008 ..............................................16,645,313
GDP 2007 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................ 645
Unemployment.....................................................................4.6%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... .6
Labor force (%) ....... .9
 

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Resources and links about Netherlands

The Netherlands - Photo by fortysix_vie - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................16,0333 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 89
Life expectancy at birth (years).....................................................78
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 5
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 99

 

Go to Netherlands Capital City Amsterdam City Profile - To Amsterdam Tourism - To Netherlands History

About Netherlands __ A good overview of the Netherlands including an "expanded profile" link. - From Countryreports.org - http://www.countryreports.org/country.aspx?countryid=173&countryname=Netherlands

Background Note: Netherlands __ A full national profile with history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/3204.htm

CIA - The World Factbook -- Netherlands __ A detailed study of the Netherlands including people, culture, history, economics and many other topics. - From US Central Intelligence Agency - http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/nl.html 

Colleges and Universities - Netherlands __ A list of colleges and universities with direct links to each. - From Christina DeMello - http://www.mit.edu:8001/people/cdemello/nl.html

Country Profile: Netherlands __ "The bitter experience of invasion and occupation during World War II led the Netherlands to abandon neutrality in 1945 and become a leading supporter of international cooperation. It has since developed into one of the keenest advocates of the European Union." History, culture, political structure, arts, media and more. - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/country_profiles/1043423.stm


 
Doing Business in Netherlands __ "This page provides a snapshot of each country’s aggregate ranking on the ease of doing business and on each of the ten topics that comprise the overall ranking. Data is also provided for each country for all the 10 topics covered in the database." Starting a business, dealing with licenses, employing workers, getting credit, paying taxes and much more. - From doingbusiness.org/The World Bank Group - http://www.doingbusiness.org/ExploreEconomies/?economyid=137

Economy of the Netherlands __ "The Netherlands has a prosperous and open economy, which depends heavily on foreign trade." An encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_the_Netherlands



Images of the Netherlands __ Great online collection of click-to-enlarge photos of Amsterdam. - illustrated - From travel-images.com - http://www.travel-images.com/netherlands.html 

Maps Of Netherlands __ You will find a wide variety of map resources. Select from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Netherlands.html 
 
Netherlands __ A guide to law, constitution/s, legal history, international agreements and more. - From Law Library of Congress - http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/netherlands.html

Netherlands __ A good overview of the Netherlands, history, government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/world/A0835277.html

Netherlands __ "In a country where you can get a sex change on the national health scheme, and where Hilde and her two dads can share a joint to celebrate that she likes boys too, why does the washing up always get done straight after dinner? The Netherlands has managed to combine liberal attitudes with one of the most orderly societies on earth, in a community that manages to be radical and sensible without being silly or staid. The Dutch aren't bogged in their clichés, even though bikes, dykes, windmills and blazing flower fields are pretty much the norm outside the major cities." History, culture, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/europe/netherlands/

Netherlands - economy Flag, Map, Economy ... __ "Netherlands Interactive Factbook: GEOGRAPHY, Flag, Map,Geography, People, Government, Economy, Transportation, Communications." This and much more. - illustrated - From theodora.com - http://www.theodora.com/wfb/netherlands_economy.html 

Netherlands Exports __ You will find charted exports information by industry, product and value in U.S. Dollars. Click on the little "+" icons for even more detailed information about each topic. - From intracen.org - http://www.intracen.org/appli1/TradeCom/TP_EP_CI.aspx?RP=004&YR=2005

Netherlands: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blnetherlands.htm

Netherlands: History, Geography, Government, and Culture ... __ "Information on Netherlands — geography, history, politics, government, economy, population statistics, culture, religion, languages, largest cities, ..." - From infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107824.html 

Netherlands map and information page __ You will find an atlas style page with maps and links leading to much additional information, photos, history, geography, climate, imports and exports and much more. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/europe/nl.htm 
 
Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs __ "The Ministry of Foreign Affairs coordinates and carries out Dutch foreign policy at its headquarters in The Hague and through its missions abroad. It is likewise the channel through which the Dutch Government communicates with foreign governments and international organisations." You will also find information on visas and coming to the Netherlands. - http://tinyurl.com/2eqnf

Netherlands Photos __ You will find galleries of click-to-enlarge photo images, pictures of the Netherlands. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Europe/Netherlands/

Netherlands Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/netherlands 

Netherlands -- Primary Documents __ Online collection of documents pertaining to the history of the Netherlands beginning in the Middle Ages through current. - From BYU - http://library.byu.edu/~rdh/eurodocs/netherla.html
 
Netherlands Tourist Board __ "Holland; small in size, big in events, attractions and activities! This site aims to give you a taste of the many things our country has to offer. From exciting exhibitions to invigorating cycle routes. From deluxe hotel accommodations to wonderful flower shows. We warmly welcome you to our site. We trust it will inspire you to come and explore the many surprising and versatile aspects of Holland." I think they said it quite well. - illustrated - From Netherlands Tourist Board - http://www.visitholland.com/

Netherlands Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a portion of the Netherlands video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/netherlands/  

Nuffic: Study in the Netherlands __ "This website is the most complete source of information about studying in the Netherlands. The website deals with international education, the Dutch education system, the Netherlands, education in English or Dutch, living in the Netherlands, visa and links." - From Netherlands Organization for International Cooperation in Higher Education - http://www.nuffic.nl/study/

Pictures of Netherlands __ You will find galleries of beautiful click-to-enlarge photographs of the Netherlands for travel planning or research. - illustrated - From planetware.com - http://www.planetware.com/pictures/netherlands-nl.htm 
 

 

 

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