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Geography of Netherlands Antilles

Continental shelf of Netherlands Antilles is approximately 0 km² (around 0 mi²). Netherlands Antilles is located in North America. North America is found entirely in the Northern hemisphere and almost entirely in the Western hemisphere. North American countries include, but are not limited to, Canada, Mexico, and The United States. Netherlands Antilles has 3 neighbouring countries. Its neighbours include Belgium, Germany, Saint Martin. Netherlands Antilles is not a landlocked country. It means that is is bordered by at least one major body of water. The average elevation range of Netherlands Antilles is 431 m (1,414 ft).

Neighbors

Total length of land borders of Netherlands Antilles is 16 kilometers (~6 miles). Netherlands Antilles shares its land borders with 3 different countries, and has the same number of unique land boundaries to neigbouring territories. As in the case of Netherlands Antilles, if a country has the same number of unique neighboring territories as number of land borders, than that country has no non-contiguous sections of a land border. This is in contrast to several countries that have multiple non-contiguous sections of land borders. Netherlands Antilles has 3 neighbouring countries. Its neighbours include Belgium, Germany, and Saint Martin. The lengths of the land borders of Netherlands Antilles with its neighbouring countries are as follows:

Cities

The capital city of Netherlands Antilles is Willemstad.

Elevation

The average elevation range of Netherlands Antilles is 431 m (1,414 ft). The highest point of Netherlands Antilles is Mount Scenery, with its official height being 887 m (2,910 ft). The lowest point of Netherlands Antilles is Caribbean sea. The elevation difference between the highest (Mount Scenery) and lowest (Caribbean sea) points of Netherlands Antilles is 887 m (2 ft).

Area

The continental shelf of Netherlands Antilles is approximately 0 km² (around 0 mi²).

Forest and arable land

There are 96 km² of arable land in Netherlands Antilles.

Read our section on climate to discover what parameters affect these and other biomes of the country.

Natural resources

The most notable natural resources found in Netherlands Antilles are calcium phosphates, aloes, sorghum, peanuts, vegetables, tropical fruit, fish, salt.