Is Holland completely flat?
The country is indeed low-lying and remarkably flat, with large expanses of lakes, rivers, and canals. Some 2,500 square miles (6,500 square km) of the Netherlands consist of reclaimed land, the result of a process of careful water management dating back to medieval times.
Which country has no mountain?
The highest country on Earth? That’s Bhutan, where the average altitude is a lofty 3,280 metres.
Which country is closest to sea level?
The lowest land area is the shoreline of the Dead Sea Depression in Israel, Jordan and Syria. It is approximately 413 meters or 1355 feet below sea level. The largest below-sea-level depression by surface area is the Caspian Depression of Kazakhstan and Russia.
What is the lowest point in the Netherlands?
Dutch Water Facts
- Almost a third of the Netherlands is situated below sea level.
- The lowest point below sea level can be found in ‘Nieuwekerk aan den Ijssel’ and is 6,76 meter below sea level.
- The highest point above sea level can be found at the tri-border area where the Netherlands meets Belgium and Germany.