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Kingdom of the Netherlands (Netherlands)

Netherlands

Also known as: Niederlande (Deutsch), Países Bajos (español), les Pays-Bas (français), Paesi Bassi (Italiano), Holandia (polski), Países Baixos (Português), Nederland (Nederlands), 荷蘭 (正體中文), オランダ (日本語), Nederlandia (latine)

Formerly: Holland

Dependencies: Aruba Aruba, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Curaçao Curaçao, Sint Maarten Sint Maarten

Continent: West Europe

Capital: Amsterdam

Population: 16,318,000

Area: 33,883 km²

Patron Saint: St. Willibrord (November 7)

Religions: Roman Catholic 31%, Protestant 21%, Muslim 4.4%, other 3.6%, unaffiliated 40%

Languages: Dutch (official language), Frisian (official language)

Motto: Ik zal handhaven (Dutch); Je maintiendrai (French) (I will preserve)

Neighbouring Countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, → Germany Germany, ↓ Belgium Belgium


Circumscriptions (9): Metr. Archdioceses (1), Dioceses (7), Military Ordinariates (1)


Roman Rite (8): Breda, Groningen–Leeuwarden, Haarlem–Amsterdam, Military Ordinariate of the Netherlands, Roermond, Rotterdam, ’s-Hertogenbosch, Utrecht

Ukrainian Church (1): Saint-Vladimir-le-Grand de Paris


by Type | by Name | by Ecclesiastical Province
Changes in Circumscriptions | Former Circumscriptions


CardinalsCardinals (1 elector/2 total): Cardinal Willem Jacobus Eijk (61)Eijk (61), Cardinal Adrianus Johannes Simonis (82)Simonis (82) | All Cardinals

BishopsBishops: by Age | by Name | by Precedence | Jubilarians | Recent Events


Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (7), Basilicas Basilicas (25)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations


Papal Visits


Apostolic Nunciature: Netherlands Archbishop André Dupuy (74)

Conference of Bishops: Nederlandse Bisschoppenconferentie Link Cardinal Willem Jacobus Eijk (61)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Commissio Episcopatuum Communitatis Europææ (COM.E.C.E.) Link Cardinal Reinhard Marx (61)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consilium Conferentiarum Episcopalium Europæ (C.C.E.E.) Link Cardinal Péter Erdő (62)


as of 2014.11.20

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