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According to Chapter 7 of the Dutch Constitution, the Netherlands are administratively subdivided into "provincies" (provinces), "gemeenten" (municipalities) and "bijzondere gemeente" (special municipalities).

This table is linked to the "administrative territorial units" (ATU) which provides the list of these units.



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Authority code Status Label Description Provenance Date of provenance
NLD_PR current provincie The provinces are at the first level of the administration division in the Netherlands, between the government and the municipalities. OP 15/10/2016
NLD_GEM current gemeente The municipalities are at the second level of the administrative division in the Netherlands. They are governed by a municipal council. OP 15/10/2016
NLD_BG current bijzondere gemeente The municipalities are at the second level of the administrative division in the Netherlands. The special municipalities are governed by an island council. OP 15/10/2016