Netherlands / "Holland" - Europe (EU)
Kingdom of the Netherlands / Koninkrijk der Nederlanden
Where is The Netherlands / Holland?
Netherlands (Dutch: Nederland) is the European part of the Kingdom of the
Netherlands that is formed by the Netherlands, the Netherlands Antilles and
Aruba. (Dutch: Koninkrijk der Nederlanden).
The Netherlands is located in north-western Europe. It borders the North Sea to
the north and west, Belgium to the south, and
Germany to the east.
In many countries, The Netherlands is often referred to as "Holland". This usage
is technically incorrect, as "Holland" is actually a region in the
central-western part of The Netherlands, divided into two provinces.
The Netherlands is one of the most densely populated and geographically
low-lying countries in the world (its name literally means "Low-lands") and is
famous for its dikes, windmills, wooden shoes, tulips, bicycles and social
The country is host to the International Court of Justice;
Amsterdam is the official capital as
stated by the constitution, but The Hague
(Den Haag) is the seat of government, the home of the monarch and the
location for most foreign embassies.
conventional long form: Kingdom of the Netherlands
conventional short form: Netherlands
local long form: Koninkrijk der Nederlanden
local short form: Nederland
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The Netherlands / Dutch Time:
Central European Time (CET)
Clock showing current time now in Central European Time Zone
Standard Time = GMT+1
Summer Time = GMT+2
European Union (EU) clocks on Standard Time
until: Sunday 25 March 2012 01:00 GMT
What time zone is
The Netherlands in?
The Netherlands is in the
Central European Time Zone.
Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hours ahead of
Greenwich Mean Time
The Netherlands observe Daylight Saving / Summer Time?
Like most states in Europe, Summer
(Daylight-Saving) Time is observed in
The Netherlands, where the
time is shifted forward by 1 hour; 2 hours ahead of
Greenwich Mean Time
After the Summer months the time in
The Netherlands is shifted
back by 1 hour to
Central European Time (CET) or (GMT+1)
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