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  Monarchy  Willem-Alexander Amsberg (Willem-Alexander I) 1 13 +100.00%
  Government  Mark Rutte 4 21 +40.67%
  Senate  People's Party for Freedom and Democracy 0 19 +1.33%
  House of Representatives  People's Party for Freedom and Democracy 0 21 +6.67%
European Union
  EU Parliament  Labour Party 0 19 +4.37%
Overseas Dependency
 Sint Eustatius     
 Sint Maarten     
Party Leadership
  50PLUS  Liane den Haan 0 20 +9.94%
  Christian Democratic Appeal  Wopke Hoekstra 1 20 +100.00%
  Christian Union  Gert-Jan Segers 1 15 +100.00%
  Democrats 66  Sigrid Kaag 0 20 +92.65%
  DENK  Farid Azarkan 1 20 +100.00%
  Dutch Labour Party  Lilianne Ploumen 0 21 +100.00%
  Dutch Socialist Party  Lilian Marijnissen 1 17 +100.00%
  Farmer-Citizen Movement  Caroline van der Plas 1 20 +100.00%
  Forum for Democracy  Thierry Baudet 0 16 +100.00%
  Green Left  Jesse Klaver 1 15 +100.00%
  Party for Freedom  Geert Wilders 1 06 +100.00%
  Party for the Animals  Esther Ouwehand 1 19 +100.00%
  People's Party for Freedom and Democracy  Mark Rutte 0 06 +5.73%
  Political Reformed Party  Kees van der Staaij 1 10 +100.00%

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Established January 01, 1815
Disbanded Still Active
ContributorGerald Farinas
Last ModifiedGerald Farinas May 03, 2004 03:06pm
Description Kingdom of the Netherlands
Koninkrijk der Nederlanden

The Netherlands, also referred to as Holland, is a Western European nation bordering the North Sea, between Belgium and Germany. With its capital in Amsterdam, the seat of government is in The Hague. There are twelve provinces: Drenthe, Flevoland, Friesland, Gelderland, Groningen, Limburg, Noord-Brabant, Noord-Holland, Overijssel, Utrecht, Zeeland, Zuid-Holland.

As a constitutional monarchy, the Head of State is from the Dutch Royal House. The Monarch and the Heir Apparent also serve in political capacity as members of the Council of State. The Head of Government is the Prime Minister, appointed by the Monarch from the majority party of Parliament. Parliament, or the bicameral States General, is comprised of the Eerste Kamer (literally First Chamber) and the Tweede Kamer (literally Second Chamber).

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Largest Population Cities  
# City County Population As Of
1 Amsterdam 903,399 2022-01-01
2 Rotterdam 655,468 2022-01-01
3 Den Haag 553,417 2022-01-01

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Mar 15, 2023 06:00pm News New populist BBB wins Dutch vote; Rutte coalition down  Article Bojicat 
Dec 19, 2022 08:00am News Dutch leader apologizes for Netherlands’ role in slave trade  Article IndyGeorgia 
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Jan 30, 2017 12:00pm Election Guide Who can vote and for whom? How the Dutch electoral system works  Article IndyGeorgia 
Jun 06, 2009 05:00pm General Dutch shift to right unsettles mainstream parties  Article kal 
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