Introducing The Hague

A city with flair

The Hague has many faces: international city of peace and justice, Royal residence, European city and multicultural hub.

  • A royal city

    Stroll through the heart of The Hague’s old city centre you’ll feel something regal in the air.

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  • History of The Hague

    Once little more than a country house near a pond, The Hague has developed into a city of international character and importance.


  • The Hague in numbers

    The Hague (officially ‘s-Gravenhage) is a fast growing city with 560,000 inhabitants (2023). It is the 3rd largest city in the Netherlands. Read more about the city and its inhabitants.