The Netherlands is a European country, adjoining Germany to the east and Belgium towards the south. The people, language, and culture of the Netherlands is known as "Dutch".
With over 16 million people on an area around twofold the dimensions of New Jersey, it's a heavily populated country with its stunning capital Amsterdam being just one of many fascinating cities. Once a great seafaring power, this small nation takes pride wealth of cultural heritage and is famous for its painters, windmills, clogs and notoriously flat lands. A contemporary European country today, it maintained its highly international character and is well known for its liberal mentality. As a original member of EU and NATO, and host to the International Court of Justice in The Hague, the Netherlands is in the center of international cooperation. Its minimal size, pleasant attitude to travellers and many sights make it a special and fairly easy to discover location and a great addition to any European trip.