The map of The Hague in Netherlands with streets and houses
Coat of arms of The Hague
The Hague (/ðə ˈheɪɡ/; Dutch: Den Haag pronounced [dɛnˈɦaːx] ( ) or 's-Gravenhage pronounced [ˈsxraːvə(n)ˌɦaːɣə] ( )) is a city located in the western coast of the Netherlands, and the capital city of the province of South Holland.
With a population of 520,704 inhabitants (as of 1 April 2016) and more than one million inhabitants including the suburbs, it is the third largest city of the Netherlands, after Amsterdam and Rotterdam. The Rotterdam The Hague Metropolitan Area, with a population of approximately 2.7 million, is the 12th-largest in the European Union and the most populous in the country. Located in the west of the Netherlands, The Hague is in the centre of the Haaglanden conurbation and lies at the southwest corner of the larger Randstad conurbation.
The Hague is the seat of the Dutch government, parliament, the Supreme Court, and the Council of State, but the city is not the capital of the Netherlands, which constitutionally is Amsterdam. Most foreign embassies in the Netherlands and 150 international organisations are located in the city, including the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court, which makes The Hague one of the major cities hosting the United Nations along with New York, Geneva, Vienna, Rome, and Nairobi. King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands plans to live at Huis ten Bosch and works at Noordeinde Palace in The Hague, together with Queen Máxima. The Hague is also home to the world headquarters of Royal Dutch Shell and numerous other major Dutch companies.
Geographical values of city:
− in degrees, minutes and seconds: 52°4′14″ of northern latitude and 4°18′3″ of eastern longitude;
− in degrees, minutes and decimal fractions of a minute: 52°4.230′ of north. lat. and 4°18.042′ of east. long.;
− in degrees and decimal fractions of a degree: 52.070498°N and 4.300700°E.
Length of The Hague from south to north is 12.6 kilometers, from west ot east — 15.5 km.
To move a map of The Hague, catch it by a mouse and move to direction opposite of necessary.
To select between roadmap, satellite and hybrid type of a map, press this button and select necessary layer.
To display a fullscreen map, press this button. To exit from fullscreen mode press same button again.
To change a zoom of a map press one of these buttons. Doubleclick on a map zooming in too.
To determine a distance between objects on a map, compare it with this segment. To switch between kilometers and miles click on it.
Drag this button and drop on blue spots on a map to see a panoramic view of The Hague.
Videos of The Hague
Welcome to the Hague
What Is The Hague And How Powerful Is It?
Holland off the beaten track: The Hague and Scheveningen, Netherlands 2015 FULL HD
The Hague - Royal city by the sea
5 Things to see and do in The Hague
Videos of The Hague taken from YouTube and belong to their authors.