Western Netherlands

The Western Netherlands is the region that most foreign visitors to the Netherlands attend. Quite frankly, many of them don't even see any other part of the country at all—this region has everything you'd expect from the country and has the most sights and activities.

Popular Destinations

is the ' capital and financial, cultural and creative centre with more than 850,000 inhabitants. Photo: Fabienkhan, CC BY-SA 2.5.

is the most visited province in the and includes , the capital of the country, as well as traditional and historic Dutch villages. Photo: Arch, Public domain.

is a province of the with a population of just over 3.7 million as of November 2019 and a population density of about 1,373/km, of which 605 km2 is water. Photo: Globe-trotter, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a central province of the . With its 1359 square kilometers it's the smallest province in the country - it is, however, densely populated. Photo: China Crisis, CC BY 2.5.


is the ' youngest province, almost completely formed through land reclamation in the 20th century. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0 igo.

Western Netherlands

Latitude of center
52.3521° or 52° 21' 7.6" north
Longitude of center
5.1444° or 5° 8' 39.7" east

Also Known As

  • Arabic: غرب- هولندا
  • Dutch: West-Nederland
  • Greek: Δυτικές Κάτω Χώρες
  • Hebrew: מערב הולנד
  • Italian: Paesi Bassi occidentali
  • Limburgan: Wes-Nederland
  • Russian: Западные Нидерланды
  • Ukrainian: Західні Нідерланди

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