The Netherlands is part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, located in northwestern Europe, bordered by the North Sea to the north and west, by Belgium to the south, and Germany to the east. The country is often referred to as Holland, although North and South Holland represent only two of its twelve provinces. Its people, and language, are known as Dutch. A parliamentary democracy, the Netherlands is a founding member of the European Union and NATO, and is also a member of the United Nations.
AIDS Foundation East-West
AFEW, the AIDS Foundation East-West, is a non-profit organisation which a mandate to develop, implement, and promote tools for effective HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, and care.
Dutch Royal House
The Netherlands is a constitutional monarchy: the position of the monarch is laid down in the Constitution. The monarch is the Dutch head of state and, together with the ministers, makes up the government.
Representing a university established in 1575, this site discusses the foundation of the institute of higher learning, its educational programs, students, and guiding principles. Other information provided includes faculty profiles, its research programs, libraries, and other services.
Rotterdam School of Management
As part of the Erasmus University system, RSM offers bachelors, master's, MBA, and executive education, as well as faculty education and research opportunities. Its site presents an overview of the institution, its programs, and policies.
The International Butler Academy
The official website of TIBA, a butling and house management school that trains butlers and house managers. The website provides pertinent information about the school and other facts regarding butling.
Transport Guide Rotterdam
This site represents a guide to information dealing with transportation in Rotterdam, including shipping companies, consolidators, road transport, jobs and more.
U.S. Department of State: The Netherlands
The Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs of the State Department of the United States features an overview of the Netherlands, describing its history, people, government, economy, political structure, and relations with other nations.