A report on Municipalities of the Netherlands, Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Netherlands
As of 24 March 2022, there are 344 municipalities (gemeenten) and three special municipalities (bijzondere gemeenten) in the Netherlands.- Municipalities of the Netherlands
Amsterdam (, , , lit. The Dam on the River Amstel) is the capital and most populous city of the Netherlands; with a population of 907,976 within the city proper, 1,558,755 in the urban area and 2,480,394 in the metropolitan area.- Amsterdam
Rotterdam (, , , lit. The Dam on the River Rotte) is the second largest city and municipality in the Netherlands.- Rotterdam
The four largest cities in the Netherlands are Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht.- Netherlands
Amsterdam has the highest population with 893,783 residents, whereas The Hague is the most densely populated with a density of 6650 /km2.- Municipalities of the Netherlands
Only Amsterdam, where the districts are called stadsdelen, as well as Rotterdam, where the districts are called deelgemeenten, consist of such formal subdivisions.- Municipalities of the Netherlands
In contrast to those other metropolises, Amsterdam was also surrounded by large towns such as Leiden (about 67,000), Rotterdam (45,000), Haarlem (38,000) and Utrecht (30,000).- Amsterdam
There is a healthy competition with Amsterdam, which is often viewed as the cultural capital of the Netherlands.- Rotterdam
All provinces are divided into municipalities (gemeenten), of which there are 344 (2022).- Netherlands
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The Hague (Den Haag or 's‑Gravenhage ) is a city and municipality of the Netherlands, situated on the west coast facing the North Sea.
With a population of over half a million, it is the third-largest city in the Netherlands, after Amsterdam and Rotterdam.
Utrecht is the fourth-largest city and a municipality of the Netherlands, capital and most populous city of the province of Utrecht.
It was the most important city in the Netherlands until the Dutch Golden Age, when it was surpassed by Amsterdam as the country's cultural centre and most populous city.
Like Rotterdam, Amsterdam, The Hague and other large Dutch cities, Utrecht faces some socio-economic problems.