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The Hague


Located in South Holland (Dutch: Zuid-Holland), The Hague (Dutch: 's-Gravenhage or Den Haag) is the third largest city in the Netherlands after Amsterdam and Rotterdam. As of 2006, the city had a population of 475,580.

The Hague is the seat of government, but not the offical capital of the Netherlands, as the Dutch constitution reserves that position for Amsterdam. Nevertheless the both the upper (Dutch: Eerste Kamer), and lower (Dutch: Tweede Kamer) chambers of the Dutch parliament (Dutch: Staten Generaal), the Supreme Court (Dutch: Hoge Raad der Nederlanden), the Council of State (Dutch: Raad van State), all government ministries, all foreign embassies, and the residence of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, are all in The Hague.

As well as the being the center of the Dutch government, The Hague is also an important center for international organizations, particularly those relating to legal matters. International organizations based in the The Hague include the European Police Office (Europol), the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the Permanent Court of Arbitration. As a result, the city is sometimes described as the "legal capital of the world", or the "international city of peace and justice".

There are many landmarks and museums in The Hague. Some sites that you will want to visit include:
  • The Escher Museum (Dutch: Escher in het Paleis) - A museum featuring the works of the Dutch artist M. C. Esher.

  • Madurodam - A miniature Dutch city built on a 1:25 scale.

  • Mauritshuis - An art gallery featuring the works of many famous Dutch artists.

  • Panorama Mesdag - A huge panoramic painting painted by the Dutch artist, Hendrik Willem Mesdag, which is housed in a specially built museum.
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The Hague Travel Guide: Sightseeing, Hotel, Restaurant & Shopping Highlights

By Jack Woods

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Released: December 30th, 2014
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  • ISBN: 1505842123
  • EAN: 9781505842128
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  • Number of Pages: 38
  • Author: Jack Woods
  • Publication Date: December 30th, 2014
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Strolling Around The Hague

By Irene Reid

Independently published
Released: March 9th, 2019
Paperback (117 pages)

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  • ISBN: 1799128784
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  • Number of Pages: 117
  • Author: Irene Reid
  • Publication Date: March 9th, 2019
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I Don't Need Therapy I Just Need To Go To The Hague: The Hague Travel Notebook | Vacation Journal | Diary | Hand Lettering | LogBook Funny Gift Idea ... Explorers | 6x9 inches 120 Blank Lined Pages

By Netherlands Travel Journals Publisher

Independently published
Released: March 7th, 2020
Paperback (120 pages)

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  • EAN: 9798622423833
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  • Number of Pages: 120
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  • Publication Date: March 7th, 2020
  • Release Date: March 7th, 2020
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I Don't Need Therapy I Just Need To Go To The Hague: Maria Alm Travel Notebook / Vacation Journal / Diary / LogBook / Hand Lettering Funny Gift Idea ... Tourists - 6x9 inches 120 Blank Lined Pages

By Netherlands Travel Guide Publisher

Independently published
Released: January 22nd, 2020
Paperback (120 pages)

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  • EAN: 9798602544107
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  • Number of Pages: 120
  • Author: Netherlands Travel Guide Publisher
  • Publication Date: January 22nd, 2020
  • Release Date: January 22nd, 2020
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The Hague Vacation Journal: Blank Lined The Hague Travel Journal/Notebook/Diary Gift Idea for People Who Love to Travel

By Ralph Prince

Independently published
Released: March 2nd, 2019
Paperback (100 pages)

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  • Manufacturer: Independently published
  • ISBN: 1798510464
  • EAN: 9781798510469
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  • Number of Pages: 100
  • Author: Ralph Prince
  • Publication Date: March 2nd, 2019
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Take Me To The Hague: The Hague Travel Journal| The Hague Vacation Journal | 150 Pages 8x10 | Packing Check List | To Do Lists | Outfit Planner And Much More

By Maximus Designs

Independently published
Released: July 20th, 2019
Paperback (151 pages)

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  • Manufacturer: Independently published
  • ISBN: 1081733438
  • EAN: 9781081733438
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  • Number of Pages: 151
  • Author: Maximus Designs
  • Publication Date: July 20th, 2019
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The Hague Road Trip 2019: The Hague Travel Journal| The Hague Vacation Journal | 150 Pages 8x10 | Packing Check List | To Do Lists | Outfit Planner And Much More

By Maximus Designs

Independently published
Released: July 16th, 2019
Paperback (151 pages)

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  • Manufacturer: Independently published
  • ISBN: 1080959661
  • EAN: 9781080959662
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  • Number of Pages: 151
  • Author: Maximus Designs
  • Publication Date: July 16th, 2019
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The Hague (Wonders of Man)

By Mark Greenberg

Brand: Newsweek Books
Released: June 1st, 1983
Hardcover (172 pages)

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  • ISBN: 0882253107
  • EAN: 9780882253107
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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Number of Pages: 172
  • Author: Mark Greenberg
  • Publication Date: June 1st, 1983
  • Release Date: June 1st, 1983
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Travel Like a Local - Map of The Hague: The Most Essential The Hague (Netherlands) Travel Map for Every Adventure

By Maxwell Fox

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Released: June 13th, 2018
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  • ISBN: 1721022090
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  • Edition: 1
  • Number of Pages: 50
  • Author: Maxwell Fox
  • Publication Date: June 13th, 2018
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