Where are the Netherlands?

Netherlands is located in the Western Europe region at latitude 52.132633 and longitude 5.291266 and is part of the European continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 52° 7' 57.48'' N
  • 5° 17' 28.56'' E

You can see the location of Netherlands on the world map below:

Netherlands Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Netherlands (NL) are:

  1. Belgium (BE)
  2. Germany (DE)

Maritime Borders

The Netherlands borders with the North Sea.

Pin showing Netherlands on a map

Netherlands (the) Related Content

Netherlands Key Facts

CountryNetherlands (the)
CoordinatesLatitude: 52.132633
Longitude: 5.291266
Country CodesAlpha 2: NL
Alpha 3: NLD
Country Flag Emoji🇳🇱
Int. Phone Prefix+31
Capital cityAmsterdam
Continent
Subcontinent
Europe
Western Europe
Country Area41,543 sq km
Population 202117,533,405
World Rank: 67
Median Age41.7
Life expectancy81.7
Major languagesDutch
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 2
  • UTC−04:00 (AST) — Caribbean municipalities and constituent countries
  • UTC+01:00 (CET) — main territory of the Netherlands
Internet TLD.nl
Biggest AirportAmsterdam Airport Schiphol (Amsterdam)
Average temperature12.50 °C
54.50 °F
Administrative Divisions12 provinces 3 countries 3 special municipalities
Political systemParliamentary democracy

Netherlands Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupHigh income
World Bank RegionEurope & Central Asia
CurrencyEuro (EUR)
GDP in 2020$913.9 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 17
GDP per capita in 2020$52,396
World Rank: 11
Major Industries / Economic SectorsManufacturing, services, agriculture, energy
Top 5 Import CountriesGermany, Belgium, China, United States, Italy
Top 5 Export CountriesGermany, Belgium, United Kingdom, France, United States

Biggest Cities in Netherlands

Here are the largest cities in Netherlands based on 2021 population data:

City Population
Amsterdam 862,965
Rotterdam 631,155
The Hague 537,833
Utrecht 343,779
Eindhoven 231,642
Tilburg 217,259
Almere 207,904
Groningen 201,462
Breda 183,873
Nijmegen 177,659

Map of Netherlands with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Western Europe Region