The Netherlands is
situated in Western Europe, on the North Sea. Most of The Netherlands is low
and flat, with part of the country being below sea level, and this is where
the famous Dutch dykes are in use. Amsterdam is capital city of The
Netherlands and The Hague is the seat of government.
There is a wealth of accommodation in the
Netherlands to suit all travellers including budget lodging, travel lodges,
bed and breakfast and luxury hotels. Places to visit in the Netherlands are
endless and there is something to suit everyone with sporting venues,
walking trails, museums, landmarks, monuments, festivals, carnivals, and
The Netherlands has
a long and rich heritage and there are numerous places of interest to visit
that include Rotterdam, Alkmaar, The Hague, Edam, Gouda, Delft, Haarlem and
Amsterdam - one of Europe's most popular cities featuring a wealth of
attractions including historic sites, museums, art galleries, entertainment,
pubs, nightlife and of course canals.
Netherlands or Kingdom of the
Netherlands is a country in northwestern Europe. Frequently it is called
Holland, a name that more properly applies to the two coastal provinces of
Noord (North) and Zuid (South) Holland. The people are called the Dutch,
from their language...........
The climate of the Netherlands is temperate, with four distinct seasons, the
coastal weather influenced by the ocean. Summers are warm, winters fairly
chilly, and rainfall is distributed throughout the year...........
The Netherlands’ culture reflects regional and
international influences which define the Dutch spirit. The society of the
country is modern and egalitarian. The Dutch are tolerant, modest,
independent, self-reliant and enterprising, and value education, ambition,
hard work and personal...........
The Dutch are primarily of Germanic stock with
some Gallo-Celtic mixture. Their small homeland frequently has been
threatened with destruction by the North Sea and has often been invaded by
the great European powers. Julius Caesar found the region which is now the
Netherlands inhabited by Germanic tribes..........