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Netherlands
(5,224 words)

Het Koninkrijk der Nederlanden (The Kingdom of the Netherlands)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

17,181,000

Area

42,000 sq. km (16,000 sq. mi)

Population density

410/sq. km (1,100/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

0.28% (per 1,000: births 11, deaths 9)

Under 15 years

16%

Urban dwellers

92% (0.59% p.a.)

Largest cities

Amsterdam 1,149,000; Rotterdam 1,010,000; The Hague 698,000; Utrecht 544,000; Eindhoven 359,000

Languages & peoples (…

Cite this page
“Netherlands”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02NLD>
First published online: 2020



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