Here are some facts about Rotterdam.
Country: The Netherlands
Province: South Holland
Second largest city and municipality in the Netherlands. The largest city is Amsterdam
Rotterdam was heavily bombed during World War II, and as a result, much of the city was destroyed. The city has since been rebuilt and is now known for its modern architecture.
The municipality of Rotterdam is part of the Rotterdam-The Hague Metropolitan Area
In 1340, Rotterdam was granted city rights by William IV, Count of Holland
Rotterdam is Europe's largest seaport
The city hosts several annual events, including the Rotterdam Marathon, the North Sea Jazz Festival, and the International Film Festival Rotterdam.
Mayor: Ahmed Aboutaleb
Area: Municipality: 324.14 km2 (125.15 sq mi)
Population: (2020): 651,446
Area code: 010
Time zone: UTC+1 (CET)
Summer (DST): UTC+2 (CEST)