Voorburg is a town in the municipality of Leidschendam-Voorburg, in the province of South Holland. Voorburg is situated at the Rijn-Schie canal, and borders The Hague, Rijswijk and Leidschendam. The town already existed as a settlement in the Roman Empire, but was abandoned until the Middle Ages. Voorburg is a beautiful place to live. It has several canals, and the public space looks neat and well taken care of. The area is not extremely urban, and includes a large peat meadow area which contains the village of Stompwijk. Apart from that, there is a recreational area called Vlietland.