About the Netherlands

It is a constituent country that forms the European part of the lowland kingdom, which formally consists of a European part that includes twelve provinces, is located in northwestern Europe, and a Caribbean part consisting of three islands in the Caribbean in Latin America. The European part borders the North Sea to the north and west, Belgium to the south, and Germany to the east, and shares its maritime borders with Belgium, Germany, and the United Kingdom. The system of government in the Netherlands is a parliamentary democracy, and its official capital is Amsterdam, while the king and government are based in The Hague. 

The port of Rotterdam is the largest port in Europe - and the size of the three ports that follow together - and was the largest port in the world between 1962 and 2004. The name Holland is often used to refer to the whole lowland kingdom.

About half of the area of ​​the Netherlands is located below the sea level in an area inhabited by about 21% of the total population, while the other half of its territory is located less than one meter (3.28 feet) above sea level. It is this geographical feature that gave the country its name: the lowlands

Dutch marriage campaign

The authorities of Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands, launched a strange campaign to stimulate tourism in an unprecedented initiative, which is to encourage tourists coming to marry temporarily Dutch girls and young men.

From now on, men traveling to the Dutch capital can experience marriage with Dutch girls, and even tourists can marry Dutchmen for a short period to live the honeymoon atmosphere, as part of the "Married My Day for One Day" initiative launched by the Amsterdam Tourism Authority.

The British newspaper The Guardian also stated that the goal of this temporary and symbolic marriage is to bring tourists and locals together to encourage visitors to explore the lesser-known parts and stimulate tourism outside the densely packed places in the Dutch capital.

According to the aforementioned source, the marriage will take place in symbolic rituals that last for about 30 minutes, in which the ring is exchanged between the groom and the bride in a form only, and this illegal marriage does not include establishing any relationship.
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