The Netherlands is a country located in Northwestern Europe and is often informally known as Holland. It has borders with Germany, Belgium and the North Sea. The official language of the Netherlands is Dutch and 77 percent of its population is also Dutch. The largest city and capital is Amsterdam. The Netherlands is home to the busiest European seaport in the Port of Rotterdam. It is also the busiest seaport in the world outside of Asia.
The climate in the Netherlands is a mild maritime one with cool winters and somewhat warm summers. High humidity is common in the Netherlands in any season. The Netherlands is well-known for its artistic history. Vincent Van Gogh, Johannes Vermeer and Rembrandt van Rijn all hailed from the Netherlands. Some of the most popular tourist attractions include the Van Gogh Museum, the Amsterdam Canals, Dam Square and the Windmills of Kinderdijk.
Discover the destinations in the Netherlands
We present our discoveries in the Netherlands here.