Under the sign of tolerance
country nestled in the heart of Europe, born of ceaseless combat
with the sea, the Netherlands (or Holland) has forged a unique
identity in Europe. Country of discoverers, artists, and philosophers,
it is a model of the art of living, and tolerance.
Small country, but big on culture: Amsterdam, Leiden, The Hague,
all are crammed with museums, art galleries, and all sorts of
The Netherlands today is a model of economic and social development:
a high level of living, an unemployment rate among the lowest
in Europe, a cultural melting pot, and an open spirit that attracts
a good number of foreign students to its prestigious universities.