Netherlands Agriculture, Livestock and Fishing

Netherlands Agriculture

Although in relative terms, agriculture has lost its importance in the national economy as a result of the recent evolution presented by industry and the tertiary sector, as well as the percentage of employees (1.9% in 2018). The centuries-old experience of the Dutch in territorial organization and in the work of enhancing the land reclaimed from the sea (approx. Half of the national surface) has allowed the notable growth of…

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Netherlands Overview

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Netherlands borders the North Sea, Belgium and Germany. The Kingdom of the Netherlands also includes the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba in the Caribbean. The capital of the Netherlands is Amsterdam, but the government and parliament are based in The Hague, where the monarch also resides. Official language is Dutch. Capital: Amsterdam Biggest city: Amsterdam State: monarchy within the EU Language: Dutch Religion: Christianity Surface: 41 526 km² Population: 16.8 million…

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Netherlands Population and Language

Netherlands Population and Language

The Netherlands is one of the most densely populated countries in the world. Nearly half of the population also lives on one fifth of the country’s area, within the largely interconnected urban area in the west called Randstad Holland. Randstad Holland includes the four largest cities Amsterdam, Utrecht, The Hague and Rotterdam, as well as a number of other municipalities. Together they form one of the largest metropolises in Europe.…

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