Rotterdam is located in the middle of the maze of rivers and artificial waterways forming a double estuary of the Rhine and Meuse.
It is located in the Southern part of the Randstad, the sixth largest metropolitan area in Europe with its population of 6.7 million people.
The largest port in Europe and one of the busiest ports in the world, the port of Rotterdam was the world’s busiest port from 1962 to 2004, when it was surpassed by Shanghai. Impressive, isn’t?
The rivers (Rhine and Meuse) lead directly into the centre of Europe, including the industrial Ruhr region.
Rotterdam is a young, dynamic, international city with a passionately beating heart.
The city keeps reinventing itself at a rapid pace, redefining and expanding its already impressive skyline every time you visit and presenting new cultural and sporting events to surprise and delight you.
Its ever-changing nature makes Rotterdam a city that you can rediscover time and again.