Constitutional Monarchy and Parliamentary Democracy
Population: 16.8 million
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Head of state
Queen Beatrix (HM the Queen)

Head of government
Mark Rutte (prime minister)

Governing party
People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy, with Christian Democratic Appeal

Parliamentary Elections

Last: June 2010
Next: 12 September 2012

Current House of Representatives (150 total seats)
People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy (31)
Labour Party (30)
Party for Freedom (24)
Christian Democratic Appeal (21)
Socialist Party (15)
Democrats 66 (10)
GreenLeft (10)
Others (9)

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