The Netherlands is a small country located in western Europe with three island territories in the Caribbean. Its capital is Amsterdam.
The Netherlands is a very densely populated country that boasts the largest port in Europe, Rotterdam. It is a founding member of the EU, NATO and WTO. Its seat of government and parliament is located in The Hague, which is also home to five international courts, including the ICC. This page collates recent DW content on the Netherlands
The right-wing politician has indefinitely stopped public activities, citing safety concerns. The Netherlands' police chief confirmed that an agent assigned to Wilders' security leaked information to a criminal group.
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There's just a month to go until elections in the Netherlands and populist politics have been steadily gaining support there. One name is dominating the campaign – Geert Wilders, head of the far-right, anti-EU and anti-Islam Freedom Party. Wilders is expected to do well in the scenic town of Volendam. It's a popular place for tourists, looking for an authentic Dutch experience.