A report on Rotterdam, Rhine, Amsterdam and Netherlands
Rotterdam (, , , lit. The Dam on the River Rotte) is the second largest city and municipality in the Netherlands.- Rotterdam
Amsterdam (, , , lit. The Dam on the River Amstel) is the capital and most populous city of the Netherlands; with a population of 907,976 within the city proper, 1,558,755 in the urban area and 2,480,394 in the metropolitan area.- Amsterdam
Finally in Germany the Rhine turns into a predominantly westerly direction and flows into the Netherlands where it eventually empties into the North Sea.- Rhine
The four largest cities in the Netherlands are Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht.- Netherlands
Among the largest and most important cities on the Rhine are Cologne, Rotterdam, Düsseldorf, Duisburg, Strasbourg, Nijmegen, and Basel.- Rhine
The Rhine, Meuse and Scheldt give waterway access into the heart of Western Europe, including the highly industrialized Ruhr.- Rotterdam
From a regional point of view, Niderlant was also the area between the Meuse and the lower Rhine in the late Middle Ages.- Netherlands
The Amsterdam–Rhine Canal was dug to give Amsterdam a direct connection to the Rhine, and the North Sea Canal was dug to give the port a shorter connection to the North Sea.- Amsterdam
In contrast to those other metropolises, Amsterdam was also surrounded by large towns such as Leiden (about 67,000), Rotterdam (45,000), Haarlem (38,000) and Utrecht (30,000).- Amsterdam
There is a healthy competition with Amsterdam, which is often viewed as the cultural capital of the Netherlands.- Rotterdam
Duisburg is the home of Europe's largest inland port and functions as a hub to the sea ports of Rotterdam, Antwerp and Amsterdam.- Rhine
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Utrecht is the fourth-largest city and a municipality of the Netherlands, capital and most populous city of the province of Utrecht.
It was the most important city in the Netherlands until the Dutch Golden Age, when it was surpassed by Amsterdam as the country's cultural centre and most populous city.
To consolidate the border, the Limes Germanicus defense line was constructed along the main branch of the river Rhine, which at that time traversed a more northern route (now known as the Kromme Rijn) compared to today's Rhine flow.
Like Rotterdam, Amsterdam, The Hague and other large Dutch cities, Utrecht faces some socio-economic problems.
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The North Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean between Great Britain, Norway, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and France.
The largest and most important rivers flowing into the North Sea are the Elbe and the Rhine – Meuse.
Major ports are located along its coasts: Rotterdam, the busiest port in Europe and the fourth busiest port in the world by tonnage, Antwerp (was 16th) and Hamburg (was 27th), Bremen/Bremerhaven and Felixstowe, both in the top 30 busiest container seaports, as well as the Port of Bruges-Zeebrugge, Europe's leading ro-ro port.
The North Sea Canal connects Amsterdam with the North Sea.