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The Hague

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Seat of the government of The Netherlands, located in the western Netherlands, near the North Sea.

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The city is frequently the site of international conferences.

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The International Court of Justice and the Permanent Court of Arbitration are both housed in the city in the Peace Palace, which was built to fulfill the dream that The Hague might become the neutral capital of the world.
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