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The 10 Most and Least Developed Countries

#3: Netherlands

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#1: Norway#2: Australia#3: Netherlands#4: United States#5: New Zealand#183: Chad#184: Mozambique#185: Burundi#186: Niger#187: DR Congo

#3: Netherlands

The Netherlands (Human Development Index: 0.910), with capital Amsterdam as an important transportation hub, is one of the most densely populated countries with 16.8 million people living on 34,000 square miles. It has a rich art history, but like its European neighbors is dealing with issues of immigration.