The Netherlands

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The Netherlands


A world of culture

Multi-ethnic, alternative and full of cultural intrigue, the Netherlands attracts visitors from across the globe.

The Netherlands, also known as Holland, is a country in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million. The Netherlands’ name reflects its low-lying topography, with more than a quarter of its total area under sea level.

The five largest cities in the Netherlands are Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, Utrecht and Eindhoven. The Port of Rotterdam is the largest in Europe.

The Netherlands has had many well-known painters, philosophers and musicians.