Netherlands – Tourist Guide


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Netherlands – a country of tulips, windmills and bicycles is mainly flat reclaimed land. Sophisticated urban centers and sleepy provincial towns fit into a vast panorama created by winding canals, walls and dams. In the capital city life does not set for a moment, they are constantly at the epicenter of business bustle and activity of seasonal festivals, cultural and artistic events …

Netherlands – a state in the north-west Europe area 42 thousand square meters. km. In the east it borders with Germany, in the south – with Belgium. In the north and west by the North Sea.

Netherlands – flat country (the “Netherlands” – low land), more than 40% of its surface lies below sea level (the highest point in the country – Vaalserberh, 321 meters, the lowest – 6.7 m below sea level). Large areas in the coastal areas occupied “polders” – artificially brought by parcels of land, the intersection of dams, rivers and canals. About 70% of the country – man-made landscapes, natural areas are very few and they are carefully protected.

The capital of Amsterdam, but the parliament and the seat of government in The Hague.

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