Rijswijk is a city in the province in the . It is a small city, which evolved around a tiny city core. The name is derived of 'rijshout', a type of wood which grew in the area and the word 'wijc', which was used for settlement in medieval times.

Notable Places in the Area

Photo: 1Veertje, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Needle of Ryswick or Rijswijk is an obelisk in , the , commemorating the Treaty of Ryswick. Photo: Michiel1972, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Localities in the Area

is a residential neighbourhood in the district of , .

is situated 1½ km northwest of Rijswijk. Photo: Voogd075, CC BY-SA 3.0 nl.

is situated 2 km southwest of Rijswijk. Photo: Tukka, Public domain.


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