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Netherlands Shipping & Logistics

Fast facts

Industry Reports by Synergy Media Specialists

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 17 October, 2012, 9:58am
UPDATED : Monday, 27 May, 2013, 4:36pm

Area 41,528 squared km (18.41 per cent water)

Population More than 16.5 million

Capital city Amsterdam

Government The Hague

Type of government Constitutional monarchy - parliamentary democracy

Currency Euro

National holidays Queen's Day (April 30), Liberation Day (May 5)

Highest point 323 m (Vaalserberg, Limburg)

Lowest point -6.7 m (Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel, Zuid-Holland)

Ports and terminals Amsterdam, IJmuiden, Moerdijk, Rotterdam, Terneuzen, Vlissingen

Rotterdam is the second largest port in the world

Amsterdam has 1,281 bridges

Holland has more than 4,400 km of navigable rivers, canals and lakes

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