Category: Local Government

If you know a little about the Netherlands, then you know it has both a prime minister and a monarch. That it has the two offices at the same time probably leaves you wondering about its political system. Who heads the state and the government? Is it the monarch or the prime minister? And who…

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The principal form of local government in the Netherlands is the municipality; with the country boasting of having over 400 municipalities. As the capital city and biggest city in the Netherlands, Amsterdam fits the bill as the largest municipality with more than 800, 000 inhabitants. Amsterdam’s municipality territory spans the city of Amsterdam proper as…

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