The Netherlands, a country in northwestern Europe, is known for a flat landscape of canals, tulip fields, windmills and cycling routes. The country is indeed low-lying and remarkably flat, with large expanses of lakes, rivers, and canals. Some 2,500 square miles (6,500 square km) of the Netherlands consist of reclaimed land, the result of a process of careful water management dating back to medieval times.
Official Name: Koninkrijk der Nederlanden (Kingdom of the Netherlands)
Capital City: Amsterdam
National Sport: Football

From its humble beginnings as a 13th-century fishing village on a riverbed to its current role as a major hub for business, tourism and culture, Amsterdam has had a strong tradition as a centre of culture and commerce.

Immerse yourself in everything that makes Amsterdam great: its rich cultural heritage, high quality of life and dynamic economy.

Do I require a visa in order to travel to Amsterdam?
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What currency is used in Amsterdam?
The currency used in Amsterdam is the Euro (€)
Which language is predominantly spoken in Amsterdam?
Dutch. Most Amsterdam's residents however speak English well and are often fluent in one or two languages on top of that. You can usually get by effortlessly in Amsterdam without a knowing word of Dutch.
What is the weather like in Amsterdam in July?
July generally is the warmest month of the year in Amsterdam, with temperatures ranging between night-time lows of 13° C (54° F) and midday highs around 22° C (72° F). Rain would not be a strange occurrence for the month of July, it does tend to be light.