The Netherlands is a country in Northwestern Europe with some overseas territories in the Caribbean. The official language is Dutch. The four largest cities in the Netherlands are Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht.
Amsterdam is the 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 largest in any country outside.
The Netherlands is one of the most densely populated countries in the world. Nevertheless, it is the world’s second-largest exporter of food and agricultural products after the United States owing to its fertile soil, mild climate, and intensive agriculture.
The Netherlands has been a parliamentary constitutional monarchy. Its mixed-market advanced economy had the thirteenth-highest per capita income globally. The Netherlands ranks among the highest in international indexes of press freedom, economic freedom, human development, and quality of life, as well as happiness