Life in the Netherlands

Life in the Netherlands2018-08-29T11:20:45+00:00

A few words for the Netherlands

  • It is a kingdom, under the official name “The Kingdom of the Netherland”
  • It was named “The Netherlands” because a quarter of its geographical range is below sea level.
  • It is a meeting point for English, French and German culture due to its geographical position.
  • It is characterized by intense cultural life and is a pioneer in the cultural fields.
  • It is considered the home of some 190 nationalities, making the country a multi-cultural center of Europe.
  • It is the meeting center for study, education and technology, making it one of the most progressive countries in the world.
  • It is a unique, beautiful, level country with many small hills, parks, forests, landscapes with cultivated tulips in the spring.
  • In addition to the 450-km coastline, it has many rivers and lakes.
  • One can enjoy the uniqueness of the country by strolling through the canals, parks, forests or admiring landscapes, but also by following the fun / entertainment of each city.
  • It is famous for the Festivals, Museums, Galleries. Each year Exhibitions and Concerts are hosted in different cities.
  • Due to its geographical location, it is very close to other European cities such as Paris, Brussels, Düsseldorf, Luxemburg, London, Copenhagen and others.
  • The easiest and most popular way of transportation is bicycle.
  • It is one of the strongest and most developed countries in the world.
  • It attracts students from all over the world and several cities are known for their special student life.
  • It is recognized as the Multicultural Center of Europe where different cultures are united.
  • It is estimated that 190 Nationalities live in the different cities and villages.
  • Dutch is the official language, while the majority usually speaks English and another foreign language, such as French or German.
  • Statistically, it has low levels of violence and crime.
  • In addition, the Netherlands offers its students the opportunity to visit about 1,000 museums as well as to visit the largest exhibition in the world with works by Van Gogh, as well as to take a boat ride through the country’s canals or simply to enjoy its nightlife.

 

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