The municipality is the lowest level of government in the Netherlands. The municipality has an executive function, executing policy which is made at the national or provincial level. The municipality competences include:
The Hague is the seat of government in the Netherlands, and the capital city of the province of South Holland. With a population of 515,880 inhabitants and more than one million inhabitants including the suburbs. The Hague, International City of Peace and Justice: third largest city in the Netherlands, official seat of the Crown and Government, home to hundreds of international organizations and multinationals, and one of the world’s top three UN cities. The Hague Security Delta is European largest Security cluster with 200+ partners.
The Hague, strategically located with excellent connections:
The excellent infrastructure, international business climate, top quality educational facilities and the high quality of life, combined with the favorable Dutch tax regime, make The Hague one of the most attractive cities in Europe to set up a business. The presence of international companies such as Shell International, T-Mobile, Huawei, Ericsson, AT&T and Siemens are testament to this.