Archives for May 2005

Limburg

The province of Limburg is situated in the south-east of the Netherlands. The province borders Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, Belgium and Noord-Brabant to the east and Noord-Brabant to the north. The capital city of Limburg is Maastricht. Other larger towns are: Heerlen Sittard Venlo Geleen … [Read more...]

Noord-Brabant

The province of Noord-Brabant lies in the south of the Netherlands. It borders on Limburg to the east, the country of Belgium to the south, the province of Zeeland to the west and the provinces of Zuid-Holland, Utrecht and Gelderland to the north. The capital city of Noord-Brabant is Den Bosch, also known as 's-Hertogenbosch. Other larger towns … [Read more...]

Zeeland

Zeeland is a province in the south-west of the Netherlands. It borders on Noord-Brabant in the east, the country of Belgium in the south, the North Sea in the west and Zuid-Holland in the north. The capital of Zeeland is Middelburg. Other larger towns are: Vlissingen Goes Terneuzen … [Read more...]

Zuid-Holland

Zuid-Holland is a province in the west of the Netherlands. It borders on Utrecht and Gelderland in the east, Noord-Brabant and Zeeland in the south, the North Sea in the west and Noord-Holland in the north. The capital city of Zuid-Holland is The Hague (In Dutch Den Haag or 's-Gravenhage). Other large towns are: Rotterdam Leiden … [Read more...]

Noord-Holland

Noord-Holland is a province in the north-west of the Netherlands. It borders on the IJsselmeer, Utrecht and Flevoland in the east, Utrecht and Zuid-Holland in the south, and the North Sea on the west and north.The capital city of Noord-Holland is Haarlem. The capital city of the Netherlands, Amsterdam, is also situated in Noord-Holland. Other … [Read more...]

Utrecht

Utrecht is a province in the middle of the Netherlands. It borders on Gelderland in the east, Gelderland and Zuid-Holland in the south, Zuid-Holland and Noord-Holland in the west and Noord-Holland and Flevoland in the north. The capital city of Utrecht is called Utrecht as well. Other larger towns are: Amersfoort Zeist Soest Nieuwegein … [Read more...]

Flevoland

Flevoland is the youngest province of the Netherlands and consists almost entirely of land reclaimed from the sea. It borders on Friesland and Overijssel in the east, Gelderland and Utrecht in the south, Noord-Holland and the IJsselmeer in the west and the IJsselmeer in the north.The capital city of Flevoland is Lelystad. Other larger towns … [Read more...]

Gelderland

Gelderland is a province in the east of the Netherlands. It borders on Germany to the east, Overijssel, Flevoland and Utrecht to the north, Noord-Brabant to the south and Zuid-Holland and Utrecht to the west. The capital city of Gelderland is Arnhem. Other large towns are: Nijmegen Apeldoorn Zutphen Doetinchem Tiel … [Read more...]

Overijssel

Overijssel is a province in the east of the Netherlands. It borders on Germany in the east, Drenthe and Friesland in the north, Gelderland to the south and Flevoland and Gelderland to the west.The capital city of Overijssel is Zwolle. The largest towns are:EnschedeAlmeloHengeloOldenzaalDeventer … [Read more...]

Drenthe

Drenthe is a province in the north of the Netherlands. It borders on the province of Groningen in the North, Germany in the east, Overijssel in the south and Friesland in the west. The capital city of Drenthe is Assen. Other large towns are: Emmen Hoogeveen Meppel … [Read more...]