The Netherlands is a low-lying country with around a quarter of its territory at or below sea level. Many parts of the Netherlands are protected from flooding by dykes and sea walls and much of the land has been reclaimed from the sea. The Netherlands has a long coastline with the North Sea and borders Belgium to the south and Germany to the east. The most important sectors of the Netherlands’ economy in 2012 were public administration, defence, education, human health and social work activities (22.7 %), industry (19.4 %) and wholesale and retail trade, transport, accommodation and food services (18.6 %).
Geographical size: 41 540.4 km²
Population: 16 730 348 (2012)
Population as % of total EU population: 3.3 % (2012)
GDP: € 599.338 billion (2012)
Official EU language(s): Dutch
Political system: parliamentary constitutional monarchy
EU member country since: 25 March 1957
Seats in the European Parliament: 26
Currency: Eurozone member since 1 January 1999
A world of opportunity:
We are currently seeking expressions of interest from International distributors for a range of Satsafe® branded safety and security applications including geobloc.
If you are interested in acquiring the Satsafe® Master License as a business opportunity in Holland, please contact us outlining your experience.