Rotterdam is one of the biggest cities of the Netherlands. The Netherlands can be found in Western-Europe, and Rotterdam is in the Middle-South-West of the Netherlands. It has one of the biggest sea ports on earth.
In ca. 1270, Rotterdam came into existence as a fishing village. In 1340, earl Willem IV acknowledged it as a city. The city has undergone many changes since then, and is now unique in the Netherlands for its modern architecture.