Visit Holland - The Netherlands

Top 10 facts about The Netherlands

Fact 1:
The capital city of The Netherlands is Amsterdam.

Fact 2:
There are over 16 million bicycles in use, almost one for every citizen.

Fact 3:
The largest Van Gogh collection is housed in the Van Gogh museum - Amsterdam.

Fact 4:
Potato and Cheese is the prime ingredient for most Dutch cuisines.

Fact 5:
The Netherlands is often known as the Land of Compromise.

Fact 6:
There is over 4,400km of rivers, lakes and canals.

Fact 7:
The Netherlands landscape is dotted in windmills, a famous hallmark.

Fact 8:
There is as many as 300 castles open to the general public.

Fact 9:
Holland is the third larges exporter of agricultural produce.

Fact 10:
Only 3% of the Dutch population is employed in the agricultural sector.