16 Facts About Netherlands

1. The Netherlands has so much more to offer than you'd imagine.

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2. The Netherlands is a part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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3. The Netherlands is a member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and it plays host to a number of international organizations, especially in the legal sector, such as the International Court of Justice.

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4. The Netherlands was one of the six founding members of the European Union.

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5. The Netherlands has produced many well-known painters including famous names such as Rembrandt van Rijn, Vincent van Gogh, and Willem de Kooning.

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6. The Netherlands has the thirteenth-highest per capita income in the world, according to the International Monetary Fund.

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7. The Netherlands ranked the highest for monthly, weekly and daily recreational non-sports physical activities in 2013 in the EU at 89 percent, 83 percent and 43 percent respectively.

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8. The Netherlands was ranked first in a study in 2009 comparing the health care systems of the United States, Australia, Canada, Germany and New Zealand.

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9. The Netherlands has a tradition of learning foreign languages, formalised in Dutch education laws.

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10. The majority of the population of the Netherlands is ethnically Dutch.

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11. The Netherlands is the fourth-most competitive economy in the world, according to the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Report.

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12. The Netherlands successfully addressed the issue of public finances and stagnating job growth long before its European partners.

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13. The Netherlands is one of the world's 10 leading exporting countries.

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14. The Netherlands is one of the top countries in the Global Enabling Trade Report, and was ranked the fifth most competitive economy in the world by the Swiss International Institute for Management Development in 2017.

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15. The Netherlands is actively preparing for a sea level rise.

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16. European Netherlands is divided into north and south parts by the Rhine, the Waal, its main tributary branch, and the Meuse.

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