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2009-JAN-01


Realm of the NETHERLANDS
(Amsterdam a + The Hague jlr + Wassenaar r)

Realm of the NETHERLANDS

Flag or Logo since 1937-02-19
Koninkrijk der NEDERLANDEN (nl) UNO Member
Emblem or Symbol

Queen Beatrix
(ruler of NETHERLANDS since 1980-04-30)
 
 
 
 
Capitals & administrative places: Amsterdam a + The Hague jlr + Wassenaar r
(Amsterdam + ´s-Gravenhage + Wassenaar)
a administrative, national or political capital (also ruler's residence)
j judicial capital
l legislative or parliamentary capital, seat of government
r ruler's residence (royal or presidential, primary or secondary)
Official & national languages: Dutch (nl) .

Mainland:


NETHERLANDS Realm of the NETHERLANDS  (Amsterdam + The Hague + Wassenaar)


3 Largely Autonomous or Semi-Independent Polities

ARUBA Country of ARUBA  (Oranjestad) Queen Beatrix
HOLLAND Kingdom of the NETHERLANDS  (Amsterdam a + The Hague l + Wassenaar r) Queen Beatrix
NETHERLANDS ANTILLES Federal Autonomous State of NETHERLANDS ANTILLES  (Willemstad) Queen Beatrix


1 Condominium:

UNITED NATIONS MEMORIAL CEMETERY Commission for the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Korea : CUNMCK  (Tanggok)Local: Commission for the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Korea : CUNMCK (en) + Jaehahn Yuen Ginyeomgongwon : JYG – 재한유엔기념공원 (ko) + Birleşmiş Milletler Anıt Mezarlığı Komisyonu : BMAMK (tr)  (Tanggok)





7 Governments or Movements in Exile

AHWAZ Democratic Solidarity Party of Al-Ahwaz : DSPA [Arabistan]  (Maastricht + London) (Faleh Abdullah Al-Mansouri)
CHAMERIA Democratic Foundation of CHAMERIA  (The Hague) Festim Lato
ENCLAVE OF CABINDA Federal Republic of CABINDA [Cabinda Governments-in-Exile]  (Pointe Noire + Paris + Cabinda Rebel Zones) Commandant Antonio Luis Lopes
HUKLANDIA National Democratic Front of Philippines : NDFP  (Utrecht) Jose Maria Sison
SOUTH MOLUCCAS Government-in-Exile of the Republic of SOUTH MOLUCCAS  (Rotterdam) President Frans Tutuhatunewa
TALISHTAN TALYSH National Movement  (Amsterdam) Alikram Gumbatov
WEST PAPUA-NEW GUINEA Republic of WEST PAPUA-NEW GUINEA in Exile [West Papua Provisional Government]  (Amersfoort) President Tom Beanal



Military entities abroad, special or locally shared:

ACTEUR United States Coast Guard Activities Europe : ACTEUR  (Rotterdam)Local: United States Coast Guard Activities Europe : ACTEUR (en)  (Rotterdam)
ARUBA BASE United States Air Force Forward Operating Base of ARUBA  (Aruba Base)Local: United States Air Force Forward Operating Base ARUBA (en)  (Aruba Base)
DUTCH WAR GRAVES DUTCH WAR GRAVES Foundation  (The Hague)Local: OORLOGSGRAVENstichting (nl)  (´s-Gravenhage)
EUNAVFOR ATALANTA European Naval Force in Somalia Coasts : EUNAVFOR ATALANTA  (Jibuti + Northwood)Local: European Naval Force in Somalia Coasts : EUNAVFOR ATALANTA (en) + Force navale européenne sur les Côtes de Somalie : EUNAVFOR ATALANTE (fr)  (Djibouti + Northwood)
GERMAN-NETHERLANDS CORPS Rapid Deployable German-Netherlands Corps-MUNSTER  (Muenster)Local: Rapid Deployable German-Netherlands Corps-MÜNSTER (en) + DEUTSCH-NIEDERLÄNDISCHES Korps (de) + DUITS-NEDERLANDSE Legerkorps (nl)  (Münster)
HATO United States Air Force Forward Operating Base of HATO  (Hato)Local: United States Air Force Forward Operating Base HATO (en)  (Hato)
NATO BRUNSSUM Allied Joint Force Command BRUNSSUM  (Brunssum)Local: Allied Joint Force Command BRUNSSUM (en) + Commandement de la Force interarmées de BRUNSSUM (fr)  (Brunssum)
RAMSTEIN Component Command-Air Ramstein : CC AIR  (Ramstein)Local: Component Command-Air Ramstein : CC AIR (en) + Composante de Commande Aérienne Ramstein : CC AIR (fr)  (Ramstein)
UNITED NATIONS MEMORIAL CEMETERY Commission for the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Korea : CUNMCK  (Tanggok)Local: Commission for the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Korea : CUNMCK (en) + Jaehahn Yuen Ginyeomgongwon : JYG – 재한유엔기념공원 (ko) + Birleşmiş Milletler Anıt Mezarlığı Komisyonu : BMAMK (tr)  (Tanggok)
VOLKEL VOLKEL Air Base  (Volkel Air Base)Local: VOLKEL Air Base (en) + Vliegbasis VOLKEL (nl)  (Vliegbasis Volkel)


112 Organisations or Groupings membership (selective)


AFRICAN BANK African Development Bank : AFDB  (Tunis)
AIR SPORTS World Air Sports Federation : WASF  (Lausanne)
ANTARCTICA Antarctic Treaty System : ATS  ((Buenos Aires))
ASIA-EUROPE Asia-Europe Meeting : ASEM  (Beijing + Singapore)
ASIAN BANK Asian Development Bank : ADB  (Mandaluyong City)
BENELUX BENELUX Economic Union : Benelux Union  (Brussels)
CENTRAL BANK Bank for International Settlements : BIS  (Basle)
CERN European Organization for Nuclear Research : CERN  (Meyrin)
CHEMICAL WEAPONS PROHIBITION Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons : OPCW  (The Hague)
CIVIL STATUS International Commission of Civil Status : ICCS  (Strasbourg)
COMMON FUND Common Fund for Commodities : CFC  (Geneva)
CONVENTIONAL WEAPONS Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe : CFE  (Vienna)
CUSTOMS World Customs Organization : WCO  (Brussels)
DEVELOPMENT LAW International Development Law Organization : IDLO  (Rome)
DUTCH LANGUAGE UNION Organization of The Dutch Language Union : DLU  (The Hague)
ENERGY Energy Charter Treaty : ECT  (Lisbon)
ESA European Space Agency : ESA  (Paris)
EUMETSAT European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites : EUMETSAT  (Darmstadt)
EURATOM European Atomic Energy Community : EAEC  (Brussels)
EURO-ATLANTIC Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council : EAPC  (Sintra)
EUROCONTROL European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation : EUROCONTROL  (Brussels-Haren)
EUROPE Council of Europe : CE  (Strasbourg)
EUROPEAN BANK European Bank for Reconstruction and Development : EBRD  (London)
EUROPEAN PATENT European Patent Organisation : EPORG  (Munich)
EUROPEAN SCIENCE European Science Foundation : ESF  (Strasbourg)
EUROPEAN SOUTHERN OBSERVATORY European Southern Observatory : ESO  (Garching near Munich)
EUROSYSTEM European Central Bank : ECB  (Frankfort on the Main)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Rome)
FIEP Association of the European and Mediterranean Police Forces and Gendarmeries with Military Status : FIEP  (Toulon)
FIFA Federation of International Football Association : FIFA  (Zurich)
FINANCE Financial Stability Forum : FSF  (Basle)
GENEVA CONVENTION GENEVA Convention  (Geneva)
GLOBAL FUND The Global Fund to Fight Aids Tuberculosis and Malaria : GFATM  (Vernier-Geneva)
HAGUE CONFERENCE Hague Conference on Private International Law : HCCH  (The Hague)
HAGUE CONVENTION Permanent Court of Arbitration : PCA  (The Hague)
HUMANITARIAN LAW International Humanitarian Fact-Finding Commission : IHFFC  (Berne)
HYDROGRAPHY International Hydrographic Organization : IHO  (Monaco)
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency : IAEA Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development : IBRD  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization : ICAO Specialized Agency  (Montreal)
ICJ International Court of Justice : ICJ  (The Hague)
IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development : IFAD Specialized Agency  (Rome)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IMF International Monetary Fund : IMF Specialized Agency  (Washington-District of Columbia)
IMO International Maritime Organization : IMO Specialized Agency  (London)
IMSO International Mobile Satellite Organization : IMSO  (London)
INTER-AMERICAN BANK Inter-American Development Bank : IADB  (Washington-District of Columbia)
INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION Inter-Parliamentary Union : IPU  (Grand Saconnex)
INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT International Criminal Court : ICCT  (The Hague)
INTERNATIONAL ENERGY International Energy Agency : IEA  (Paris)
INTERNATIONAL IDEA International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance : INTERNATIONAL IDEA  (Stockholm)
INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION International Space Station : ISS  (Baikonur + Merritt Island)
INTERPOL International Criminal Police Organization : ICPO  (Lyons)
ISO International Organization for Standardization : ISO  (Geneva)
ITSO International Telecommunications Satellite Organization : ITSO  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
MARITIME LAW International Maritime Committee : IMC  (Antwerp)
MEDITERRANEAN UNION Union for the Mediterranean : UFM  (Barcelona)
MIGRATION International Organization for Migration : IOM  (Geneva)
MISSILES Missile Technology Control Regime : MTCR  (Paris)
MOON Agreement Governing the Activities of States on the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies : MOON TREATY  (New York)
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization : NATO Alliance  (Brussels)
NATO ASSEMBLY North Atlantic Treaty Organization Parliamentary Assembly : NATO-PA  (Brussels)
NATURE CONSERVATION International Union for Conservation of Nature : IUCN  (Gland)
NETHERLANDS ANTILLES AND ARUBA Netherlands Antilles and Aruba Coast Guard : NAACG  (Willemstad)
NORTH-EAST ATLANTIC Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic : OSPAR Convention  (Sintra)
NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty : NPT  (New York)
NUCLEAR TEST BAN Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Organization : CTBTO [Provisional Secretariat]  (Vienna)
OECD Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development : OECD  (Paris)
OHCHR Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights : OHCHR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
OPEN SKIES Treaty on Open Skies : OS  (Helsinki)
OSCE Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe : OSCE  (Vienna)
PAHO Pan-American Health Organization : PAHO  (Washington-District of Columbia)
PANEUROPA International Paneuropean Union : IPU  (Vienna)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
RED CROSS AND RED CRESCENT International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies : IFRCS  (Geneva)
REFRIGERATION International Institute of Refrigeration : IIR  (Paris)
RHINE Central Commission for Navigation on the Rhine : CCNR  (Strasbourg)
ROMS International Romani Union : IRU  (Prague)
SEABED Secretariat of the International Seabed Authority : ISA  (Kingston)
TRIBUNAL OF THE SEA International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea : ITLOS  (Hamburg)
UN-HABITAT United Nations Human Settlements Programme : UN-HABITAT Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development : UNCTAD  (Geneva)
UNDP United Nations Development Programme : UNDP Specialized Agency  (New York)
UNEP United Nations Environmental Programme : UNEP Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNESCO United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : UNESCO Specialized Agency  (Paris)
UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change : UNFCCC  (New York)
UNHCR United Nations High Commission for Refugees : UNHCR Agency  (Geneva)
UNICEF United Nations International Children´s Emergency Fund : UNICEF Specialized Agency  (New York)
UNIDIR United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research : UNIDIR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization : UNIDO Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
UNIFEM United Nations Development Fund for Women : UNIFEM  (New York)
UNITED NATIONS United Nations Organization : UNO  (New York)
UNODA United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs : UNODA [Conference on Disarmament]  (Geneva)
UNODC United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime : UNODC Agency  (Vienna)
UNOOSA Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies : OUTER SPACE Treaty  (Vienna)
UNRWA United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East : UNRWA  (Gaza + Amman)
UNWTO World Tourism Organization : UNWTO Specialized Agency  (Madrid)
UPEACE University for Peace : UPEACE  (Ciudad Colon)
UPU Universal Postal Union : UPU Specialized Agency  (Berne)
WASSENAAR ARRANGEMENT The WASSENAAR ARRANGEMENT on Export Controls for Conventional Arms and Dual-Use Goods and Technologies  (Vienna)
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES International Bureau of Weights and Measures : IBWM  (Sevres + Saint Cloud)
WESTERN EUROPEAN UNION Western European Union Assembly : WEU  (Brussels + Paris)
WFP World Food Programme : WFP  (Rome)
WHALING International Whaling Commission : IWC  (Impington)
WHO World Health Organization : WHO Specialized Agency  (Pregny-Chambesy)
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization : WIPO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WMO World Meteorological Organization : WMO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WORLD BUSINESS International Chamber of Commerce : ICC [The Word Business Organization]  (Paris)
WORLD TRADE World Trade Organization : WTO  (Geneva)
WORLD TRADE LAW Advisory Centre on World Trade Organization Law : ACWL  (Geneva)


Other Independent or Semi-Independent Polities within the 2024's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

ARUBA Country of ARUBA  (Oranjestad)
HOLLAND Kingdom of the NETHERLANDS  (Amsterdam a + The Hague l + Wassenaar r)
NETHERLANDS ANTILLES Federal Autonomous State of NETHERLANDS ANTILLES  (Willemstad)


Other Territories or Entities within the 2024's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

ACTEUR United States Coast Guard Activities Europe : ACTEUR  (Rotterdam)
ARUBA BASE United States Air Force Forward Operating Base of ARUBA  (Aruba Base)
BAARLE-NASSAU Enclaves of BAARLE-NASSAU Commune  (Baarle-Nassau)
BONAIRE Special Municipality of BONAIRE  (Kralendyk)
CURACAO Autonomous Island Territory of CURACAO  (Willemstad)
DRENTHE Province of DRENTHE  (Assen)
FLEVOLAND Province of FLEVOLAND  (Lelystad)
FRISIA Province of FRIESLAND  (Leeuwarden)
GRONINGEN Province of GRONINGEN  (Groningen)
GUELDERS Province of GUELDERS  (Arnhem)
HATO United States Air Force Forward Operating Base of HATO  (Hato)
KINGDOM ISLANDS Special Municipalities of the KINGDOM ISLANDS  (Kralendyk a + Oranjestad a + The Bottom a)
LIMBURG Province of LIMBURG  (Maastricht)
NATO BRUNSSUM Allied Joint Force Command BRUNSSUM  (Brunssum)
NORTH BRABANT Province of NORTH BRABANT  (Den Bosch)
NORTH HOLLAND Province of NORTH HOLLAND  (Haarlem)
OVERYSSEL Province of OVERYSSEL  (Zwolle)
SABA Special Municipality of SABA  (The Bottom)
SAINT EUSTATIUS Special Municipality of SAINT EUSTATIUS  (Oranjestad)
SINT MAARTEN Autonomous Island Territory of SAINT MARTIN  (Philipsburg)
SOUTH HOLLAND Province of SOUTH HOLLAND  (The Hague)
UTRECHT Province of UTRECHT  (Utrecht)
VOLKEL VOLKEL Air Base  (Volkel Air Base)
ZEALAND Province of ZEALAND  (Middelburg)

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