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Sights of Breda, Netherlands

There is always something going on in the Brabant Burgundian city of Breda. If it’s not on the Grote Markt, it is in one of the many museums in the city. The beautiful green city park and the many canals that run through the city give Breda a cozy and urban appearance that it deserves.… Read More »

Places of Interest in Deventer, Netherlands

According to Estatelearning.com, Deventer is the third city of the province of Overijssel, belonged to the Hanseatic cities and is now a popular tourist destination. More and more Dutch and international tourists are discovering this lively city on the IJssel. In fact, Deventer has almost everything you can look for in a nice city for… Read More »

Places to Visit in Eindhoven, Netherlands

Although at first sight Eindhovenwould categorize as a modern city, it still has about 140 national monuments. The number is particularly high in the ‘de Bergen’ district. In this part of the city is also the Wilhelminaplein which is known for its ‘brown’ bars. The Philips company is inextricably linked with the city of Eindhoven.… Read More »

Economy of Netherlands

According to cheeroutdoor, the Netherlands is one of the highly developed industrial countries. The total GDP is 427 billion euros, per capita – 26.3 thousand euros (2002). In 2001, the proportion of the Netherlands in world GDP was 1% (in the GDP of developed countries 1.89%); in industrial production 1.98% (1.69%); in world trade 2.45%.… Read More »

Shopping in Netherlands

DUTY-FREE SHOPPING Overview The following items can be imported duty-free into the Netherlands (when entering from non-EU countries): 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 100 cigarillos or 250 g tobacco (people aged 17 and over); 1 liter of spirits or 2 liters of sparkling wine or 2 liters of sweet wine (e.g. sherry, port wine)… Read More »

Netherlands Economy and Communication

ECONOMY Business etiquette Appointments are essential and business cards are common. Well-groomed clothing is expected of business people. English is spoken a lot in business circles. The best months for business travel are March – May and September – November. Amsterdam The Dutch pride themselves on their efficient time management, so punctuality is important. Dutch… Read More »

Netherlands Travel Guide

TRAVEL WARNING Current information Travelers should expect delays due to increased security checks on the access routes to and from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Country-specific safety instructions There is currently no country-specific safety notice for the Netherlands. Worldwide safety notice Please also note the external link, opens in new window, worldwide security notice. Country-specific safety instructions… Read More »

Netherlands Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Kingdom of the Netherlands. Capital Amsterdam. Seat of government: The Hague. Geography As a country located in Europe according to internetsailors, the Netherlands borders Belgium in the south and Germany in the east. The North Sea lies in the north and west. Large areas of the Netherlands have been… Read More »

Kingdom of the Netherlands

The Kingdom of the Netherlands is located in Western Europe and is the largest country in the Benelux countries. Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands and the seat of government is The Hague. As remnants of the former colonial empire, the Netherlands Antilles and the island of Aruba in the Caribbean belong to the… Read More »

Netherlands Old History

The history of the Dutch people tells us that after suffering floods, overflows, wars, invasions, destruction and death, no nation has been able to emerge from the misfortune with such tenacity as the Dutch, over time, have been able to do. One of the greatest men of this people, William the Taciturn, coined a motto… Read More »