Leiden

Leiden is easily one of the most enchanting cities in the . It's home to the oldest university in the country, the birthplace of Rembrandt and breeding ground for ground-breaking science and Nobel laureates since centuries.

Notable Places in the Area

Museum
is a national museum of natural history and a research center on biodiversity in Leiden, . Photo: Husky, CC BY 4.0.

Museum
The , is an ethnographic museum in the located in the university city of Leiden. Photo: ErikvanB, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Museum
The is the national archaeological museum of the , located in Leiden. Photo: Goodness Shamrock, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
Rijksmuseum Boerhaave is a museum of the history of science and medicine, based in Leiden, Netherlands. Photo: Jvhertum, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

is a town in , bordering the city of Leiden, perhaps best known as the birthplace of Dutch author Jan Wolkers and from the title of his autobiographical novel Return to . Photo: Effeietsanders, CC BY-SA 3.0 nl.

is a town and municipality in , the Netherlands consisting of Valkenburg, aan den Rijn, Noord, Rijnsburg and aan Zee, which together house some 65,000 people. Photo: Erwin Kreijne, CC BY 3.0.

is a town in the province of in the Netherlands. Photo: E v Schoonhoven, CC BY 3.0.

Leiden

Latitude
52.1595° or 52° 9' 34.1" north
Longitude
4.4909° or 4° 29' 27.2" east
Open Location Code
9F465F5R+Q9
Population
124,000
Elevation
3 metres (10 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 235865586
Geo­Names ID
2751772
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Leiden
  • Albanian: Leiden
  • Albanian: Lejdeni
  • Amharic: ለይድን
  • Arabic: Leiden
  • Arabic: لايدن
  • Arabic: ليدن
  • Armenian: Լեյդեն
  • Arpitan: Lêda
  • Asturian: Leiden
  • Azerbaijani: Leyden
  • Basque: Leiden
  • Belarusian: Лейдэн
  • Bengali: লাইডেন
  • Breton: Leiden
  • Bulgarian: Лайден
  • Bulgarian: Лейден
  • Catalan: Leiden
  • Cebuano: Gemeente Leiden
  • Chechen: Лейден
  • Chinese: Leiden
  • Chinese: 莱顿
  • Chinese: 萊登
  • Chinese: 萊頓
  • Cornish: Leiden
  • Corsican: Leida
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  • Czech: Leiden
  • Czech: Leyden
  • Danish: Leiden
  • Danish: Leyden
  • Dutch: Leiden (gemeente)
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  • Dutch: gemeente Leiden
  • Egyptian Arabic: لايدين
  • English: Leyden
  • Esperanto: Leiden
  • Esperanto: Lejdeno
  • Estonian: Leiden
  • Estonian: Leithon
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  • Faroese: Leiden
  • Finnish: Leiden
  • French: Leide
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  • French: Leyde
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  • Galician: Leiden
  • Galician: Leyden
  • Georgian: ლეიდენი
  • German: Leiden
  • German: Leyden
  • German: Lugdunum Batavorum
  • Greek: Λάιντεν
  • Greek: Λέιντεν
  • Gujarati: લીડેન
  • Hebrew: ליידן
  • Hindi: लेइडेन
  • Hungarian: Leiden
  • Hungarian: Lejda
  • Hungarian: Leyden
  • Icelandic: Leiden
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  • Ido: Leiden
  • Indonesian: Leiden
  • Indonesian: Leyden
  • Italian: Leida
  • Japanese: ライデン
  • Japanese: レイデン
  • Javanese: Leiden
  • Kannada: ಲೀಡೆನ್
  • Korean: 레이던
  • Korean: 레이덴
  • Latin: Lugduni Batavorum
  • Latin: Lugdunum Batavorum
  • Latvian: Leiden
  • Latvian: Leidene
  • Latvian: Leyden
  • Limburgan: Leide
  • Limburgan: Leiden
  • Limburgan: Leie
  • Lithuanian: Leidenas
  • Low German: Leiden
  • Low German: Leidn
  • Luxembourgish: Leiden
  • Macedonian: Лајден
  • Macedonian: Лејден
  • Malay: Leiden
  • Marathi: लेडन
  • Norwegian: Leiden
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Leiden
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Leyden
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Leiden
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Leyden
  • Occitan (post 1500): Leiden
  • Occitan (post 1500): Lèida
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Leyden
  • Papiamento: Leiden
  • Persian: لایدن
  • Persian: لیدن
  • Polish: Leiden
  • Polish: Lejda
  • Portuguese: Leida
  • Portuguese: Leiden
  • Portuguese: Leyden
  • Romanian: Leiden
  • Romanian: Leyden
  • Russian: Лейден
  • Russian: Ляйден
  • Rusyn: Лайден
  • Saterfriesisch: Leiden
  • Scots: Leiden
  • Scottish Gaelic: Leiden
  • Serbian: Leiden
  • Serbian: Leyden
  • Serbian: Lugdunum Batavorum
  • Serbian: Лајден
  • Serbo-Croatian: Lajden
  • Serbo-Croatian: Leiden
  • Serbo-Croatian: Лајден
  • Silesian: Leiden
  • Sinhala: ලේයිඩන්
  • Slovak: Leiden
  • Slovenian: Leiden
  • Spanish: Leiden
  • Swahili: Leiden
  • Swedish: Leiden
  • Tajik: Лейден
  • Tamil: லைடன்
  • Tatar: Лейден
  • Telugu: లైడెన్
  • Thai: Leiden
  • Thai: ไลเดน
  • Thai: ไลเดิน
  • Turkish: Leiden
  • Ukrainian: Лейден
  • Urdu: لائڈن
  • Urdu: لائیڈن
  • Uzbek: Leiden
  • Uzbek: Leyden
  • Venetian: Leida
  • Veps: Leiden
  • Vietnamese: Leiden
  • Volapük: Leiden
  • Waray (Philippines): Leiden
  • Welsh: Leiden
  • Western Armenian: Լէյտէն
  • Western Frisian: Leiden
  • Western Frisian: Leie
  • Western Frisian: Leien
  • Western Panjabi: لیدن
  • Wu Chinese: 莱顿
  • Yiddish: ליידן
  • Yue Chinese: 萊頓

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