Monday, 3 August 2015

The Netherlands: Rotterdam

Rotterdam is a city in South Holland, the Netherlands, located geographically within the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt river delta at the North Sea. Nowadays it is home to Europe's largest port and has a population of 624.799. The city of Rotterdam is known for the Erasmus university, riverside setting, lively cultural life and its maritime heritage. The port of Rotterdam is the largest cargo port in Europe and the 10th largest in the world. Rotterdam's logistic success is based on its strategic location on the North Sea, directly at the mouth of the Nieuwe Maas (New Meuse) channel leading into the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt delta.

Dutch Icons (from a set of 5) - Issued: 02-01-2014

Thanks to Anna, who send me this card from her holidays!

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