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  Netherlands
Institutions
  Monarchy  Willem-Alexander Amsberg (Willem-Alexander I) 1 13 +100.00%
  Government  Mark Rutte 3 17 +37.33%
  House of Representatives  People's Party for Freedom and Democracy 0 17 +8.67%
  Senate  People's Party for Freedom and Democracy 0 19 +0.00%
  Forum for Democracy 0 19 +5.33%
Province
 Drenthe   
 Flevoland   
 Friesland   
 Gelderland   
 Groningen   
 Limburg   
 Noord-Brabant   
 Noord-Holland   
 Overijssel   
 Utrecht   
 Zeeland   
 Zuid-Holland   
European Union
  EU Parliament  Democrats 66 0 14 +0.30%
Overseas Dependency
 Aruba   
 Bonaire   
 Curaçao   
 Saba   
 Sint Eustatius   
 Sint Maarten   
Party Leadership
  Christian Democratic Appeal  Sybrand van Haersma Buma 1 12 +25.00%
 Christian Union   
 conservatieven.nl   
 Democrats 66   
  Dutch Labour Party  Lodewijk Asscher 0 16 +9.00%
 Dutch Socialist Party   
  Green Left  Jesse Klaver 1 15 +100.00%
 List New Politics   
  Party for Freedom  Geert Wilders 1 06 +100.00%
  People's Party for Freedom and Democracy  Mark Rutte 0 06 +5.73%
 Political Reformed Party   
Political Organizations
 Free-Minded Party    
Referenda
 Referenda   


Neighbors
Belgium  
Germany  
Oceans / Seas / Gulfs
North Sea  

Country DETAILS
Parents  
Websitehttp://www.overheid.nl/
Established January 01, 1815
Disbanded Still Active
ContributorGerald Farinas
Last ModifiedGerald Farinas May 03, 2004 03:06pm
DescriptionKingdom 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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Jun 06, 2009 05:00pm General Dutch shift to right unsettles mainstream parties  Article kal 
Apr 30, 2009 06:00pm Event Five killed in 'assassination attempt' on Dutch Royal Family  Article The Sunset Provision 
Sep 28, 2006 01:25pm News ‘Armenian Genocide’ Hinders Turkish-Dutch Candidates  Article Picimpalious 
Jun 30, 2006 06:00am News Dutch government collapses  Article kal 

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