Netherlands - Featured Destinations
Netherlands Map and Guide
Welcome to this map and guide of the Netherlands. This map shows a growing collection of 360 panoramas taken around the Netherlands and Holland by various panoramic photographers. Simply select a pin on the map to begin exploring. View this map as either a street map, terrain map or as a satellite image of the Netherlands. Select the 'Earth' option to view it using the Google Earth plugin.
About the Netherlands
The Netherlands is situated in northwest Europe
, sharing international borders with Belgium
to the south, and Germany
to the east. To the west and north of the Netherlands is the North Sea. The capital city of the Netherlands is Amsterdam in North Holland and the seat of government is The Hague
in South Holland
. The Netherlands are very flat, and about 27% of the land area lies below sea level, where 60% of the population live. The term 'Dutch' is commonly used to refer to most things relating to the Netherlands and Holland.
Most tourists visiting the Netherlands begin and end their holidays in North Holland, mainly around Amsterdam. The coast boasts one of the most beautiful beaches on the North Sea, which attracts millions of visitors a year. The Netherlands is a very flat country, popular with cyclists, and crossed by many dikes, canals and rivers.