Northern Netherlands

Obscure among foreigners, the Northern Netherlands can be a pleasant surprise. This sparsely inhabited region is home to some stunning historic fortifications, lovely cities, great museums and excellent water sports opportunities.

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is a province of the . It is known for its unique language and culture. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0 igo.

is a province in the northeast of the .

is the northeasternmost province in the Netherlands. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a lively student city in the Northern Netherlands. Photo: Wutsje, CC BY-SA 3.0.


The are a chain of islands that lie at the northern side of the . Photo: Danapit, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Northern Netherlands

Latitude of center
53.0544° or 53° 3' 15.9" north
Longitude of center
6.3831° or 6° 22' 59" east

Also Known As

  • Arabic: شمال- هولندا
  • Dutch: Noord-Nederland
  • French: Pays-Bas Septentrionaux
  • French: Pays-Bas du Nord
  • French: Pays-Bas septentrionaux
  • Greek: Βόρειες Κάτω Χώρες
  • Hebrew: צפון הולנד
  • Italian: Paesi Bassi settentrionali
  • Limburgan: Noord-Nederland
  • Russian: Северные Нидерланды
  • Western Frisian: Noard-Nederlân

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