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Netherlands

Country Profile

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Major Cities

  1. AMSTERDAM
  2. Rotterdam
  3. The Hague
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Major Languages

  1. Dutch
  2. Frisian
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Population

  1. 16,730,632
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Currency

  1. Euros (EUR)
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Climate

  1. Temperate and Marine
  2. Cool summers and mild winters
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Major religions

  1. Roman Catholic
  2. Protestant

Immigration Data

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Work Study Visa

  1. According to the EC, European Union (EU) citizens have the right to, move to another EU country to work without a work permit. enjoy equal treatment with nationals in access to employment, working conditions and all other social and tax advantages. stay in the country even after employment has finished.
  2. http://ec.europa.eu/immigration/tab2.do?language=7$en
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Rate of immigration

  1. 2.02

Tourism

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Key Tourist Attractions

  1. No Information
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Major Festivals

  1. No Information
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Number of Annual Tourists

  1. 11.3 million

Life

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Quality of Life Index

  1. 7.433
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Population with a Higher Education

  1. 618502
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Cost of Internet Access (USD Per Mbit/s)

  1. 2.32
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Medicare Public/Private

  1. Two-Tier
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Average cost of a Higher Education

  1. $51,601

Annual Economic Facts

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Employment Rate

  1. 95.6%
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Main Industries

  1. Agro Industries
  2. Metal and engineering products
  3. Electrical machinery and equipment
  4. Chemicals and Petroleum
  5. Construction
  6. Microelectronics
  7. Fishing
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Major Companies

  1. Royal Dutch Shell
  2. ING Group
  3. Aegon
  4. EADS
  5. LyondellBasell Industries
  6. Royal Ahold
  7. Royal Philips Electronics
  8. Rabobank Group
  9. GasTerra
  10. Heineken Holding
  11. SHV Holdings
  12. Akzo Nobel
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Minimum Wage

  1. €1,446.60 per month, €333.85 per week or €66.77 per day for persons 23 and older.


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