The Kingdom of the Netherlands

The Kingdom of the Netherlands is a sovereign state and consists of four countries; the Netherlands which is for the most part located in North-West Europe and Aruba, CuraƧao and Sint Maarten which are located in the caribbean. The Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary democratic system of governance and has a population of about 17 million. The Kingdom has a surface area of 42.508 square km. The Netherlands encompasses about 98 percent of the population and also about 98 percent of the surface area of the Kingdom and takes a central place in the government of the Kingdom. The flag of both the Kingdom and the Netherlands is a horizontal tricolour of red, white, and blue.

The Netherlands