Fast Facts

Head of State: King Willem-Alexander (since 30 April 2013)
Head of Government: Prime Minister Jan Peter BALKENENDE (since 22 July 2002)
Population: 16,783,092 (July 2010 est.)
National Holiday: April 30th, Birthday of His Majesty King Willem-Alexander
Capital: Amsterdam
Area: 41,532 sq km (B.C.= 947,800 sq km or Canada = 9,976,140 sq km)