The Netherlands: Location: Northwestern Europe. Also known as the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Twelve provinces and next to Germany and Belgium. The five largest cities in the Netherlands are Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, Utrecht and Eindhoven. Amsterdam is the country's capital, while The Hague holds the seat of the States General, Cabinet and Supreme Court. The Port of Rotterdam is the largest port in Europe and the world's largest outside Asia.

'Netherlands' literally means 'lower countries', referring to its low land and flat geography. With a population of 17.25 million people the Netherlands is one of the most densely populated countries in the world.

World's second-largest exporter of food and agricultural products.

For more information see Wikipedia: Wiki - Netherlands

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