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Utrecht ([ˈytrɛxt]) is a province of the Netherlands. It is located in the centre of the country, bordering the Eemmeer in the north, the province of Gelderland in the east, the river Rhine in the south, the province of South Holland in the west and the province of North Holland in the north-west. With an area of approximately 1,400 square kilometres (540 sq mi), it is the smallest of the twelve provinces. Apart from its eponymous capital, major cities in the province are Amersfoort, Houten, Nieuwegein, Veenendaal and Zeist. In the International Organization for Standardization world region code system Utrecht makes up one region with code ISO 3166-2:NL-UT.
Cities, towns & villages in Utrecht
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Oog in AlOog in Al is a residential area in the west of the city of Utrecht in the Netherlands. The Amsterdam–Rhine Canal, the Merwede Canal and the Leidse Rijn canal form the area's limits, rendering it a man-made island in the shape of a triangle. From the 12th century, the area of present-day Oog in Al was part of the 'Trechter Weide', the communal meadow of the city of Utrecht. The meadow was divided in the 'Hoge Weide' and 'Lage Weide' (high meadow and low meadow), divided by a canal, the Vletsloot. Oog in Al was later built in the 'Hoge Weide' part of the communal meadow. Show Oog in Alon the map
AchterveldAchterveld is a village in the central Netherlands. It is a part of the municipality of Leusden, Utrecht and is located about 8 km east of Amersfoort. The village is a catholic enclave in a protestant region. It has a neo-romanic church. In 2001, the village of Achterveld had 1616 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.50 km², and contained 651 residences.The statistical area \"Achterveld\", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 2570. Show Achterveldon the map
HaarzuilensHaarzuilens is a former small village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Utrecht, and lies about 8 km west of Utrecht. It was a separate municipality until 1954, when it was joined to the municipality of Vleuten. In 2001, the village of Haarzuilens had 224 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.058 km², and contained 95 residences.The administrative area \"Haarzuilens\", which can also include the peripheral parts of the village as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 580. Show Haarzuilenson the map
LunettenLunetten is a neighbourhood in the southeastern part of the city of Utrecht, that has approximately 12.000 inhabitants. It is mainly a residential area, since there is no significant industry present. Lunetten was constructed as an urban experiment mostly during the late 1970s and 1980s. It was designed and planned by a combination of students of architecture and urban planning and the then foreseen future inhabitants. A result of this was the use of a ring-road with many circular bifurcations running back onto themselves or with dead ends. In Dutch this is called a Bloemkoolwijk This urban setup results in the whole neighbourhood becoming like a single living street, much like a distinct village within a city. Show Lunettenon the map
GoejanverwelleThe Goejanverwellesluis is a lock in Hekendorp, Netherlands. The 'Goejannen' - the men from the surrounding polders who went to sea - said their last farewells by this channel. According to the tradition, Wilhelmina of Prussia, wife of stadholder William V was captured here on 28 June 1787 by the Patriots from Gouda. In reality, her entourage were arrested at Bonrepas on the river Vlist, on the way to Schoonhoven near Haastrecht. Wilhelmina was at a farm overhanging the where Cornelis Johan de Lange, commander of the free corps of Gouda, had been billeted. Informed of her plans by the gentleman Martinus van Toulon, former bailiff of Gouda, the Commission of Defense stopped her from driving on to Gouda that night. The princess left the very same evening after 10pm in th Show Goejanverwelleon the map
MaarssenbroekMaarssenbroek is a former village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is nowadays one of the twelve districts (Dutch: kernen) in the municipality of Stichtse Vecht. It is with around 23.400 inhabitants the most populated district in Stichtse Vecht. It lies on the west side of the Amsterdam-Rhine Canal. Between 1815 and 1857, Maarssenbroek was a separate municipality. Show Maarssenbroekon the map
SchothorstSchothorst is the second largest district by population in the Dutch city of Amersfoort. It is located in central Amersfoort, between the districts of Liendert, Landgoed Schothorst (an estate) and De Koppel. The neighbourhood was built in the 1970s and 1980s and today forms a quiet, leafy area of the city. Housing consists of a mixture of detached houses with gardens and apartment buildings, including two of the highest residential towers in Amersfoort: De Waaier, at 14 storeys, and De Vuurtoren, at 16 storeys, both located along the Valleikanaal. Show Schothorston the map
NieuwegeinNieuwegein [ˌniwəˈɣɛi̯n] (13px listen) is a municipality and city in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is bordered on the north by the city of Utrecht, the provincial capital. It is separated from Vianen to the south by the river Lek and borders on IJsselstein in the southwest and Houten in the east. Nieuwegein was founded on 1 July 1971 as a planned city, following the merger of the former municipalities of Jutphaas and Vreeswijk. The new town was built for the expanding population of the city of Utrecht, and grew rapidly during the decades following its foundation. Show Nieuwegeinon the map
UtrechtUtrecht (/ˈjuːtrɛkt/; Dutch pronunciation: [ˈytrɛxt] (13px listen)) is the capital and most populous city in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is located in the eastern corner of the Randstad conurbation and is the fourth largest city in the Netherlands with a population of 330,772 in 2014. Show Utrechton the map
EverdingenEverdingen is a former municipality in the Netherlands. Together with Zijderveld and Hagestein, it has been part of Vianen municipality since 1986. It enjoys a strategic position on the Lekdijk to the south of the river Lek. The eastern limits of Everdingen are marked by the Diefdijk, which also marks the municipal and provincial boundaries. Fort Everdingen was built nearby during the 19th century as a part of the Hollandse Waterlinie. These days Everdingen is mostly known from traffic information because of the nearby motorway intersection and bottleneck on the motorways A2 and A27. Show Everdingenon the map
JaarsveldJaarsveld is a town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Lopik, and lies about 7 km southwest of IJsselstein. In 2001, the town of Jaarsveld had 248 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.07 km², and contained 83 residences. The wider statistical district has about 330 inhabitants. Show Jaarsveldon the map
VreeswijkVreeswijk is a former village and municipality in the Dutch province of Utrecht. The municipality merged with Jutphaas in 1971, and is now the southern half of the town of Nieuwegein. The former village was located on the Lek River, near where it is crossed by the Merwede Canal. The old village centre on the locks has been preserved reasonably well. This lock is said to be the oldest example of a pound lock in Europe. This was the key innovation which gave rise to the modern canal, by virtue of having two gates,although it was a larger basin capable of holding a number of ships at once. Show Vreeswijkon the map
De UithofDe Uithof is a part of the city of Utrecht, which contains the Utrecht Science Park, the campus area of Utrecht University, the vocational university Hogeschool Utrecht and the academic hospital University Medical Center Utrecht (UMCU). It is located to the east of the city. Except for the faculties of Law, Humanities and the University College, which are located in the inner city of Utrecht, most of the buildings of the University are located in De Uithof. De Uithof also contains the main university library, student housing, botanical gardens, shops and a restaurant. Show De Uithofon the map
BunnikBunnik () is a municipality and a village in the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. The recorded history of the village dates back nearly 2000 years, when the Romans constructed a fort at Fectio (now Vechten) with a harbour facing the river Rhine, which marked the border of the Roman Empire. The fort developed into a thriving trading centre, which continued to exist after the Romans abandoned the fort in the fourth century. Subsequently, the area was occupied by the Frisians and the Franks. In the 8th and 9th century the villages of Bunninchem (Bunnik), Lodichem (Odijk) en Wercundia (Werkhoven) developed. Show Bunnikon the map
MijdrechtMijdrecht is a town in the municipality of De Ronde Venen, in the Netherlands.It is located 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) west of the main A2 motorway, between Utrecht and Amsterdam. Its population is around 16,000. The football team SV Argon has its stadium here.Recently the city has grown, by expanding with 'Wickelhof I and II'. A national festival is held in Mijdrecht every year. The festival is called AJOC. There is one high/secondary school called Veenlanden College. This school contains around 1600 students in Mavo, Havo and Vwo levels. Until 1989, Mijdrecht was a separate municipality. Show Mijdrechton the map
Lage-VuurscheLage Vuursche (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈlaːɣə ˈvyːrsə]) is a village in the municipality of Baarn in the Netherlands. It lies about 5 km west of Soest, surrounded by woods, in the province of Utrecht. In 2001 the village of Lage Vuursche had 139 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.04 km², and contained 61 residences. The slightly larger statistical district of Lage Vuursche has about 210 inhabitants. Until 1857 the village was a separate municipality, under the name De Vuursche, together with the small hamlet Hoge Vuursche. It then merged with the municipality of Baarn. Show Lage-Vuurscheon the map
Oud-WulvenOud-Wulven (52°03′N 5°09′E / 52.050°N 5.150°E) is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is located just north of the village of Houten, and is part of that municipality. Oud-Wulven was originally a heerlijkheid (fiefdom). In 1545 it was combined with the neighbouring heerlijkheid Waaijen. \"Oud-Wulven en Waaijen\" remained a separate entity until 1811, when it merged into Houten. This didn't last long: in 1818 they were combined with the heerlijkheden Wulven, Heemstede, Grote Koppel, Kleine Koppel, Maarschalkerweerd, and Slagmaat to a single municipality called \"Oud-Wulven. Show Oud-Wulvenon the map
VinkeveenVinkeveen is a town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of De Ronde Venen, and lies about 18 km south of Amsterdam. The neighbourhood of Vinkeveen, which covers the town of Vinkeveen and the neighbouring hamlet of Achterbos, has about 8400 inhabitants. Vinkeveen used to be a separate municipality. It merged with Waverveen in 1841, to form the municipality Vinkeveen en Waverveen. In 1989 there was a reorganisation of local governments, and Vinkeveen became a part of De Ronde Venen. Show Vinkeveenon the map
’s-Gravesloot's-Gravesloot is a former hamlet and municipality in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It was located between Kamerik and Woerden. 's-Gravesloot was a heerlijkheid (manor) owned by the province of Utrecht until 1751, when it was sold to a private owner. When the current municipal system was introduced in the Netherlands in 1812, it became part of Kamerik. When that municipality was split into three parts, 's-Gravesloot became a separate municipality again. In 1857, Kamerik-Mijzijde, Kamerik-Houtdijken, and 's-Gravesloot merged again, to form the new municipality of Kamerik. Kamerik and 's-Gravesloot are now part of Woerden. Show ’s-Graveslooton the map
VlietVliet is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is located about 1 km southwest of the city of Oudewater, on the south bank of the Hollandsche IJssel. Vliet or Ratelsvliet was a separate municipality between 1817 and 1846, when it became part of Haastrecht. During that time, the area was part of the province of South Holland. Show Vlieton the map
VreelandVreeland (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈvreːlɑnt]) is a village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It was a part of the former municipality of Loenen. Since 2011 it has been part of the new formed municipality of Stichtse Vecht. It is located on the river Vecht, about 2 km north of Loenen aan de Vecht. It received city rights in 1265. In 2015, the village celebrates the 650th year of its foundation. Vreeland is on the provincial road Vinkeveen-Hilversum (N201). Until 1964, Vreeland was a separate municipality. Show Vreelandon the map
WestbroekWestbroek is a village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of De Bilt, and lies about 6 km northwest of Bilthoven. In 2001, the village of Westbroek had 510 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.12 km², and contained 178 residences.The statistical area \"Westbroek\", which also includes the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside and the village of Achttienhoven, has a population of around 1300. Show Westbroekon the map
BreukelenBreukelen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbrøːkələ(n)] (13px listen)) is a town and former municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. It is situated to the north west of Utrecht, along the river Vecht and close to the lakes of the Loosdrechtse Plassen, an area of natural and tourist interest. It is in an area called the the 17th century many wealthy Amsterdam merchant families built their mansions along the river near Breukelen. On January 1, 2011 Breukelen merged with Loenen and Maarssen to form Stichtse Vecht. \n* Breukelen, castle/university Nijenrode \n* \n* Show Breukelenon the map
HekendorpHekendorp is a village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Oudewater, and lies about 6 km east of Gouda. In 2001, the village of Hekendorp had 297 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.05 km², and contained 114 residences. The statistical district \"Hekendorp\", which covers the village and the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 470. The Goejanverwellesluis is located in Hekendorp. Show Hekendorpon the map
HarmelenHarmelen is a town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Woerden, and lies about 6 km east of Woerden. In 2001, the town of Harmelen had 6557 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 1.11 km², and contained 2481 residences. Harmelen is on the railway line between Utrecht and Woerden; its train station was opened on 21 May 1855 and closed on 15 May 1936. In 1962, two passenger trains collided near Harmelen. The Harmelen train disaster, resulting in 93 fatalities, was the largest train accident in Dutch history. Show Harmelenon the map
KamerikKamerik is a town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Woerden, and lies about 3 km north of Woerden. In 2010, the town of Kamerik (including Kanis) had 3808 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.43 km², and contained 877 residences. The statistical district \"Kamerik and Kanis\", which includes two villages and the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 3050. This does not include the separate villages of Kamerik-Mijzijde and Oud-Kamerik. Show Kamerikon the map
CabauwCabauw is a village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Lopik, and lies about 12 km southwest of IJsselstein. Cabauw consists of a small village centre, and a ribbon of farms along the Lopiker Wetering, between Zevender and Lopik. In 2008, the village centre of Cabauw had 310 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.05 km², and contained 123 residences. The statistical district Cabauw, covering the village centre and the farms along the canal, has a population of around 690. Show Cabauwon the map
MaarnMaarn (52°4′N 5°22′E / 52.067°N 5.367°E) is a town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Utrechtse Heuvelrug, and is located about 10 km east of Zeist. In 2001, the town of Maarn had 4,071 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 1.26 km², and contained 1,793 residences. Until 2006, Maarn was a separate municipality, covering both Maarn and Maarsbergen. Show Maarnon the map
KanaleneilandKanaleneiland is a district within the Southwest section of the Dutch city of Utrecht. It was created in the massive expansion of the city in the 1960s. It was listed as one of 40 \"problem neighborhoods\" that required extra attention by the Dutch Ministry of Housing. Kanaleneiland's residents have low levels of employment, health, and education. Approximately 76% of the population are not ethnically Dutch, most of them of being of Turkish and Moroccan origin. This unique political climate is one that shaped the views of one of its ex-residents, national politician Geert Wilders. Show Kanaleneilandon the map
PolsbroekPolsbroek (51°59′N 4°51′E / 51.983°N 4.850°E) is a village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Lopik, and lies about 10 km southeast of Gouda. The village of Polsbroek consists of a ribbon of farms on both sides of the Benschopse Wetering, with a small centre on the west side of the village. Show Polsbroekon the map
Den DolderDen Dolder (52°8′N 5°14′E / 52.133°N 5.233°E) is a town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Zeist, and lies about 4 km northeast of Bilthoven. Den Dolder has a railway station on the route between Amersfoort and Utrecht and is best known for its mental institutions such as Dennendal and the Willem Arntz Hoeve. Den Dolder also houses the big Dutch sauce manufacturer Remia referring to Den Dolder as Holland's Heart of Sauces as is depicted on the factory's side and is visible from the train passing by. Show Den Dolderon the map
BenschopBenschop is a town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Lopik, and lies about 4 km west of IJsselstein. Benschop is an extremely long village: apart from a relatively compact town centre, it consists of a long ribbon (over 8 km long) of houses (mainly farms) on both sides of the Benschopsche Wetering. Until 1989, Benschop was a separate municipality. Show Benschopon the map
Leusden-ZuidLeusden-Zuid is a village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Leusden, and lies about 6 km south of Amersfoort. In 2001, the village of Leusden-Zuid had 1748 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.35 km², and contained 675 residences.The statistical area \"Leusden-Zuid\", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 2530. Show Leusden-Zuidon the map
OdijkOdijk is a town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Bunnik, and lies about 4 km (2 mi) south of Zeist. In 2009, the town of Odijk had 4.411 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.94 km², so the density was very high, and contained 1809 residences. The neighbourhood of Cothen, which covers the entire area of the former municipality, has about 5040 inhabitants. Odijk used to be a separate municipality. It merged with Bunnik and Werkhoven in 1964. Show Odijkon the map
Hollandsche RadingHollandsche Rading is a town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of De Bilt, and lies about 5 km south of Hilversum. Hollandsche Rading has a railway station on the route between Utrecht and Hilversum. In 2001, the town of Hollandsche Rading had 785 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.24 km², and contained 307 residences. Including both the village itself and the surrounding area, the neighbourhood \"Hollandsche Rading\" has about 1690 inhabitants. Show Hollandsche Radingon the map
HooglanderveenHooglanderveen (Dutch pronunciation: (52°11′N 5°26′E / 52.183°N 5.433°E) is a village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Amersfoort, and lies about 4 km northeast of Amersfoort. It is notable for the presence of a large catholic church. Formerly, the village of Hooglanderveen was located outside of the city limits of Amersfoort, but the new residential areas of Nieuwland and Vathorst now mean that Hooglanderveen will be surrounded by the city. Show Hooglanderveenon the map
BloklandBlokland is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Montfoort, and lies about 1 km southeast of that city, and 6 km west of IJsselstein. Blokland has a population of around 160. Blokland was a heerlijkheid (manor), covering the entire polder \"Blokland\", which is the area south of the Bloklandse Dijk. Show Bloklandon the map
SpakenburgSpakenburg is a Dutch village north of Bunschoten. Spakenburg is formally called since its fusion with Bunschoten. The village lies south of the IJsselmeer in the municipality Bunschoten, Utrecht. It is one of the few places left in the Netherlands where some women still wear local traditional clothes. In the 20th century, the two villages have grown quickly, and since about 1965 they form one single town, officially named Bunschoten. The football teams IJsselmeervogels and SV Spakenburg are located there.Also the basketball team BC Shooters is located there. Show Spakenburgon the map
SchonauwenUntil the end of the 18th century, Schonauwen was a separate heerlijkheid (fiefdom). When the country was divided into municipalities by the French, Schonauwen was added to the municipality of Houten, but it became a separate municipality in 1818. In 1857 it was merged back into Houten. The heerlijkheid and municipality covered an area of about 6.8 km2, and had about 240 inhabitants in the middle of the 19th century. Show Schonauwenon the map
Bosch en DuinBosch en Duin is a village in Zeist municipality, in the Dutch province of Utrecht. The village is located north of the town of Zeist, and borders Huis ter Heide to the east and Den Dolder to the north. It had 2,540 inhabitants (2006). The village is entirely made up of expensive estates surrounded by forest. The estate De Horst in Bosch en Duin, designed by architect Karel de Bazel, is now a protected landmark. Dutch journalist Willem Oltmans grew up here. Other prominent residents of Bosch en Duin are Belinda Meulendijk, singer Rob de Nijs and Prof. Bob Smalhout (1927 - 2015). Show Bosch en Duinon the map
LopikerkapelLopikerkapel is a town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Lopik, and lies about 3 km south of IJsselstein. The village has a very small town centre, with a church, but mostly consists of a ribbon of farms on both sides of the Enge IJssel river. The name Lopikerkapel means \"Lopik's chapel\". In 2001, the town centre of Lopikerkapel had 145 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.03 km², and contained 47 residences. The wider statistical area of Lopikerkapel, also covering the ribbon of farms, has a population of around 640. Show Lopikerkapelon the map
LoenerslootLoenersloot is a village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It was a part of the former municipality of Loenen. Since 2011 it has made part of the new formed municipality of Stichtse Vecht. It lies about 12 km west of Hilversum. It is located on the Angstel River. In 2001, the village of Loenersloot had 336 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.089 km², and contained 141 residences.The statistical area \"Loenersloot\", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 520. Show Loenerslooton the map
NigtevechtNigtevecht (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈnɪxtəˌvɛxt]; 52°16′N 5°2′E / 52.267°N 5.033°E) is a town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It was a part of the former municipality of Loenen. Since 2011 it has been made part of the newly formed municipality of Stichtse Vecht. It lies about 9 km (5.6 mi) west of Bussum. It is in an area called the \"Vechtstreek\". In 2001, the town of Nigtevecht had 1284 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.21 km² (0.081 sq mi), and contained 506 residences. Between 1818 and 1989, Nigtevecht was a separate municipality, sometimes called \"Nigtevecht en Hinderdam\". Show Nigtevechton the map
GerverscopGerverscop is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Woerden, and lies about 5 km northeast of Woerden. Until 1857, it was a separate municipality; it then was joined to the municipality of Harmelen. The former municipality consisted of the polders Gerverscop and Breudijk, north of Harmelen. In the 19th century, it had about 160 inhabitants, 120 of which in the polder Gerverscop. The current statistical district \"Gerverscop\", which covers the hamlet and the surrounding polder, has a population of around 150. Show Gerverscopon the map
KockengenKockengen is a village in the Dutch province of Utrecht (province). It is a part of the municipality of Stichtse Vecht, and lies about 9 km northeast of Woerden. In 2001, the village of Kockengen had 2296 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.47 km², and contained 901 residences.The statistical area \"Kockengen\", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 2480. The name of the town is a reference to Cockaigne, a medieval fictional land of plenty. Until 1989, Kockengen was a separate municipality. Show Kockengenon the map
AchttienhovenAchttienhoven is a former hamlet in the municipality of De Bilt, in the Netherlands. It is now considered to be part of the village of Westbroek. Achttienhoven used to be a heerlijkheid (manor), until it became part of Westbroek in 1812. From 1818 to 1954, Achttienhoven was a separate municipality again. It then merged with Westbroek, which in its turn was annexed by Maartensdijk in 1957. According to the 19th-century historian A.J. van der Aa, the village used to be called \"Everckesdorp\". The name \"Achttienhoven\" means \"Eighteen Farms\". Show Achttienhovenon the map
TienhovenTienhoven is a village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Stichtse Vecht, and lies about 7 km north of Utrecht. Tienhoven was a separate municipality until 1957, when it was merged with Maarssen. In 2001, the village of Tienhoven had 158 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.044 km², and contained 52 residences.The statistical area \"Tienhoven\", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 460. Show Tienhovenon the map
DriebergenDriebergen is a former village and municipality in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is first mentioned as Thriberghen in 1159. The former municipality of Driebergen existed until 1931, when it merged with Rijsenburg, to create the new municipality of In later years, due to growth of the villages of Driebergen and Rijsenburg, the villages themselves also merged, to become the single town of Since 2006, is part of the new municipality Utrechtse Heuvelrug. Show Driebergenon the map
BilthovenBilthoven (52°8′N 5°12′E / 52.133°N 5.200°E) is a village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of De Bilt. It has a railway station with connections to Utrecht, Amersfoort and Baarn. It is home to the Netherlands National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, RIVM; and to the Union Mundial pro Interlingua, UMI, which promotes Interlingua internationally. The statistical area \"Bilthoven\", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 17560. Show Bilthovenon the map
De HoefDe Hoef (52°12′N 4°49′E / 52.200°N 4.817°E) is a village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of De Ronde Venen, and lies about 13 km northeast of Alphen aan den Rijn. On 1 January 2005, it had 928 inhabitants (500 male, 428 female). Flowing through the village is a meandering river called \"de Kromme Mijdrecht\", the width of which varies between about 8 and 35 metres. On average, it is used by about two freight ships per day, but in summer the river is full of pleasure boats. Show De Hoefon the map
AmerongenAmerongen (52°0′N 5°28′E / 52.000°N 5.467°E) is a village in the central Netherlands (Utrecht province) on the border of the Utrecht Hill Ridge. It lies about 7 km south west of Veenendaal (10.5 km by road). The landscape rises from the flat water meadows of the Nederrijn (Lower Rhine) to the Utrecht Hill Ridge (\"Utrechtse Heuvelrug\"). The highest point in the western Netherlands is located 2 km east of the village. The Amerongense Berg (Amerongen Mountain) has a height of 69 metres above sea level. Show Amerongenon the map
CothenCothen is a town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Wijk bij Duurstede, and lies about 10 km (6 mi) southeast of Houten. In 2001, the town of Cothen had 2269 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.42 km2 (0 sq mi), and contained 890 residences. Including both the village itself and the surrounding area, the statistical district of Cothen has about 2940 inhabitants. The skyline of Cothen is characterized by a church and a windmill called Oog In 't Zeil. Show Cothenon the map
Oud-ZuilenOud-Zuilen is a town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Stichtse Vecht, and lies about 4 km northwest of Utrecht. It is in an area called the \"Vechtstreek\". In 2001, the town of Oud-Zuilen had 224 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.069 km², and contained 84 residences.The statistical area \"Oud-Zuilen\", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1350. Show Oud-Zuilenon the map
GroenlandsekadeGroenlandsekade is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is located in the municipality of De Ronde Venen, about 4 km northeast of Vinkeveen. Groenlandsekade consists of a single road, parallel to the A2 highway Amsterdam-Utrecht. The road is situated on an embankment (\"kade\" in Dutch), which forms the northeast shore of the lake area Vinkeveensche Plassen. Groenlandsekade has about 210 inhabitants. Until his death in 2004, the popular Dutch singer André Hazes lived here. Show Groenlandsekadeon the map
LopikLopik () is a municipality and a town in the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht and close to the river Lek. In the Netherlands, 'Lopik' is often used as a reference to the broadcasting facilities located in the eastern part of the municipality and in neighbouring IJsselstein. These include the Gerbrandy Tower, a structure that could be considered the tallest tower in Western Europe and during Christmas time the world's largest Christmas tree. Show Lopikon the map
Baambrugse ZuweBaambrugse Zuwe is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is located in the municipality of De Ronde Venen, northeast of Vinkeveen. The hamlet consists of one road, close to 4 km long, going straight through the lake area the Vinkeveensche Plassen. In 2004, Baambrugse Zuwe had about 500 inhabitants. In March 2009, a Swedish boygroup came up on Facebook named after the place. Members claimed to have used Wikipedia's \"random article\" function to generate a band name. Show Baambrugse Zuweon the map
PapekopPapekop is a small village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Oudewater, and lies about 3 km northwest of the city of Oudewater. The statistical district \"Papekop\", which covers the village centre, has a population of around 130. Papekop was a separate municipality between 1818 and 1964, when it merged with Driebruggen. Between 1821 and 1989, when it became part of Oudewater, the village was located in the province of South Holland. Show Papekopon the map
Kamerik-MijzijdeKamerik-Mijzijde, also just called Mijzijde, is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Woerden, and lies about 4 km north of the city of Woerden. Kamerik-Mijzijde has a population of around 160. It consists of a number of farms some distance west from the villages of Kamerik and Kanis. Between 1818 and 1857, Kamerik-Mijzijde was the name of a separate municipality, covering the western half of the later municipality of Kamerik. Show Kamerik-Mijzijdeon the map
VianenVianen (Dutch pronunciation: [viˈjaːnə(n)]) is a municipality and a city in the central Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. It is the only municipality in Utrecht located south of the Lek River. Before 2002 it was part of the province of South Holland. Vianen is bordered by two major motorways leading to Utrecht: the A2 on its west, and the A27 (Breda-Almere) just east of the town. Both roads can be notoriously congested near Vianen during peak commute hours. Show Vianenon the map
BaambruggeBaambrugge is a village on the river Angstel in the Dutch province of Utrecht.It is a part of the municipality of De Ronde Venen and lies about 14 km southeast of Amsterdam.In 2001 the village of Baambrugge had 925 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.21 km² and contained 365 residences.The statistical area \"Baambrugge\", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1000. Show Baambruggeon the map
WerkhovenWerkhoven is a town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Bunnik, and lies about 5 km east of Houten. In 2001, the town of Werkhoven had 1528 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.29 km², and contained 550 residences. The neighbourhood of Werkhoven, which covers the entire area of the former municipality, has about 2320 inhabitants. Werkhoven used to be a separate municipality. It merged with Bunnik and Odijk in 1964. Show Werkhovenon the map
MaarssenMaarssen () is a town in the middle of the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht, along the river Vecht and the Amsterdam–Rhine Canal. The west of Maarssen is called Maarssen-Broek whereas the east is called Maarssen-Dorp. Both put together and joined by other small towns around provide the area of Maarssen. On January 1, 2011 Maarssen merged with the councils of Breukelen and Loenen to become the Stichtse Vecht. Show Maarssenon the map
IJsselsteinIJsselstein () is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. IJsselstein received city rights in 1331. IJsselstein owes its name to the river Hollandse IJssel which flows through the city. It is a major commuting suburb for the Utrecht area, along with neighbouring towns Houten and Nieuwegein (in part due to the Sneltram light rail line serving the area). It's surrounded by the municipalities of Utrecht, Montfoort, Lopik, Vianen and Nieuwegein. Show IJsselsteinon the map
LinschotenLinschoten (Dutch pronunciation: is a village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Montfoort, and lies about 3 km southeast of Woerden. In 2001, the village of Linschoten had 3588 inhabitants. It had a built-up area of 0.65 km² with 1288 residences. The statistical area \"Linschoten\", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 3910. Show Linschotenon the map
Willige LangerakWillige Langerak is a village in the Dutch provinces of South Holland and Utrecht. It is located in the municipalities of Krimpenerwaard and Lopik, just east of Schoonhoven. Willige Langerak was a separate municipality in the province of Utrecht between 1818 and 1943, when its largest portion was merged with Lopik in the province of Utrecht and a smaller portion (the church and its surroundings) was added to Schoonhoven in South Holland. Show Willige Langerakon the map
MaarsbergenMaarsbergen is a settlement in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Utrechtse Heuvelrug, and lies about 18 km east of Utrecht. In 2010, Maarsbergen had 820 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 96 hectare, and contained 325 residences. In 1934 it was the birthplace of Count Carel Pieter Antoni Jan Hubertus Godin de Beaufort, a motor racing driver who competed in Formula One between 1957 and 1964. Show Maarsbergenon the map
EemdijkEemdijk is a small village on the river Eem in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It lies in the municipality of Bunschoten, about 3 km east of and has a population of about 800. Formerly, most of the population consisted of farmers or factory workers. The village has a small ferry, which is still in use (except on Sundays). The singer Drs. P recorded the video clip for his song De veerpont (\"The ferry\") in Eemdijk. Show Eemdijkon the map
GroenekanGroenekan is a village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of De Bilt, and lies about 3 km west of Bilthoven. In 2001, the village of Groenekan had 829 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.28 km², and contained 328 residences.The statistical area \"Groenekan\", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1879. Show Groenekanon the map
ZegveldZegveld is a village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Woerden and lies about 5 km northwest of Woerden. In 2001 the town of Zegveld had 1,576 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.21 km2, and contained 563 residences. The statistical district \"Zegveld\" has a population of around 2360. This covers the entire former municipality, including the hamlets of Lagebroek and Stichtse Meije. Show Zegveldon the map
MaarsseveenMaarsseveen is a former village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It was located on the east bank of the Vecht River, opposite the village of Maarssen, and has now been completely absorbed by that town. It makes part of the municipality of Stichtse Vecht. From 1815 to 1949, Maarsseveen was a separate municipality. Apart from the village itself, the municipality covered the polder Maarsseveen, and the village of Oud-Maarsseveen. Show Maarsseveenon the map
Nieuwer-Ter-AaNieuwer-Ter-Aa is a village in the Dutch province of Utrecht (province). It is a part of the municipality of Stichtse Vecht, and lies about 13 km northwest of Utrecht. In 2001, the village of Nieuwer-Ter-Aa had 463 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.10 km², and contained 153 residences.The statistical area \"Nieuwer-Ter-Aa\", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 470. Show Nieuwer-Ter-Aaon the map
RietveldRietveld is a small village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Woerden, and lies about 3 km west of Woerden. The statistical district \"Rietveld\", which covers the village and the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 310. Rietveld was a separate municipality between 1817 and 1964, when it became part of Woerden. During that time, it was part of the province South Holland. Show Rietveldon the map
LeersumLeersum (52°1′N 5°26′E / 52.017°N 5.433°E) is a town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Utrechtse Heuvelrug, and lies about 7 km east of Doorn and 9 km west of Veenendaal. In 2001, the town of Leersum had 6013 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 1.44 km², and contained 2465 residences. Until 2006, there was a separate municipality Leersum, covering both the village of Leersum and Darthuizen. Show Leersumon the map
LangbroekLangbroek (52°1′N 5°20′E / 52.017°N 5.333°E) is a town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Wijk bij Duurstede, and lies about 11 km southeast of Zeist. In January 2013, the town of Langbroek had 2071 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.25 km², and contained 451 residences. Until it merged with Wijk bij Duurstede in 1996, Langbroek was a separate municipality. Show Langbroekon the map
SnelrewaardSnelrewaard is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Oudewater, and lies about 2 km east of the city of Oudewater. Snelrewaard was a separate municipality from 1817 to 1989, when it was merged with Oudewater. The statistical district \"Snelrewaard\", which covers the villages of Snelrewaard and Willeskop and the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 440. Show Snelrewaardon the map
SoestdijkSoestdijk (Dutch pronunciation: [suzˈdɛik]) was a village in the municipality of Soest, Utrecht, Netherlands and gives its name to Paleis Soestdijk, which from 1937 to 2004 was the residence of Princess and later Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard (who both died in 2004). Most of Soestdijk is now a part of the city of Soest. A smaller part of the former village, including the palace, is part of the municipality of Baarn. Show Soestdijkon the map
AusterlitzAusterlitz (Dutch pronunciation: is a town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Zeist, and lies about 6 km east of Zeist. In 2001 the town of Austerlitz had 1,254 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.23 km², and contained 481 residences. Including both the village itself and the surrounding area, the neighbourhood of Austerlitz has about 1580 inhabitants. Show Austerlitzon the map
Tull en 't WaalTull en 't Waal is a small village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. Until 1962, it was a separate municipality, but now it is a part of the municipality of Houten. Originally, there were two villages: 't Waal, at the site of the present village; and Tull, more to the south. The statistical district of Tull en 't Waal had a population of about 500 in 2004. It is located close to the Lek River. Show Tull en 't Waalon the map
OudenrijnOudenrijn is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is located in the municipality of Utrecht, in the western part of the city, surrounded by the new neighbourhoods of Leidsche Rijn. Oudenrijn was a separate municipality from 1818 to 1954, when it was divided between the municipalities of Utrecht and Vleuten-De Meern. Oudenrijn is mainly known for the highway interchange Oudenrijn. Show Oudenrijnon the map
VinkekadeVinkenkade is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is located in the municipality of De Ronde Venen, about 5 km northeast of Vinkeveen. Vinkenkade consists of a single road, parallel to the A2 highway Amsterdam-Utrecht. The road is situated on a quay (\"kade\" in Dutch), which forms the northeast shore of the lake area Vinkeveensche Plassen. Vinkenkade has about 300 inhabitants. Show Vinkekadeon the map
AsschatAsschat is a hamlet in the municipality Leusden, in the Dutch province of Utrecht. The hamlet is separated from the village of Leusden in the west by the Valleikanaal canal, and it borders the hamlet Snorrenhoef in the east. The name Asschat (1696) derives from af-schede, afscheiding: partition, indicating an old border. The family Scholten van Aschat is named after the hamlet. Show Asschaton the map
MaartensdijkMaartensdijk is a village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of De Bilt, and lies about 4 km north of Bilthoven. In 2001 the village of Maartensdijk had 4395 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.84 km², and contained 1744 residences. Including the surrounding countryside, the statistical area \"Maartensdijk\" has a population of 5010. Show Maartensdijkon the map
VleutenVleuten is a former village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a neighbourhood of the city of Utrecht, and lies about 6 km west of it. Vleuten has a railway station on the line between Utrecht and Woerden. In 2001, Vleuten had 7434 inhabitants. The built-up area was 1.4 km2, and contained 2979 residences.The statistical area \"Vleuten\" has a population of around 7090. Show Vleutenon the map
t Goy't Goy (52°0′N 5°13′E / 52.000°N 5.217°E) is a village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Houten, and lies about 5 km southeast of Houten. In 2001, the village of 't Goy had 170 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.04 km², and contained 70 residences. 't Goy is also home to the Netherlands' largest honey-glazed ham factory. Show t Goyon the map
ElstElst is a town in the central Netherlands. It is located in the municipality of Rhenen, Utrecht, about 5 km southwest of Veenendaal. In 2001, the town of Elst had 3008 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.56 km², and contained 1130 residences. Until 1 January 2006, the western tip of the village was in the municipality of Amerongen (see map on the right). Show Elston the map
AchthovenAchthoven is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Montfoort, and lies about 6 km northwest of IJsselstein. Between 1818 and 1857, Achthoven was a separate municipality; it merged with Linschoten in 1857. Achthoven is sometimes divided into two hamlets: Achthoven-West and Achthoven-Oost. The hamlet has about 170 inhabitants. Show Achthovenon the map
BunschotenBunschoten (13px listen)) is a municipality and a town in the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. It lies about 7 km north of Amersfoort. Its territory comprises the original municipality of Bunschoten (created in 1204 by the bishop of Utrecht) and the former municipality of Duyst, De Haar and Zevenhuizen, which was a part of Hoogland from 1854 until 1971. Show Bunschotenon the map
HeemstedeHeemstede (52°03′N 5°07′E / 52.050°N 5.117°E) is a hamlet in the central Netherlands. It is located 3 km west of Houten, Utrecht. The hamlet is known for Heemstede Castle (1645). Until 1812, Heemstede was a separate heerlijkheid. Between 1818 and 1857 it was a part of Oud-Wulven, until that municipality merged with Houten. The area had 75 inhabitants around 1850. Show Heemstedeon the map
LeusdenLeusden (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈløːzdə(n)] (13px listen)) is a municipality and a town in the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. It is located about 3 kilometres southeast of Amersfoort. The western part of the municipality lies on the slopes of the Utrecht Hill Ridge and is largely covered by forest and heathlands. The eastern parts lie in the Gelderse Vallei and are mostly agricultural. Show Leusdenon the map
BeerschotenBeerschoten is a hamlet in the municipality Utrechtse Heuvelrug, in the Dutch province Utrecht. Beerschoten lies on the edge of a forest between the towns of Zeist (to the northwest) and (to the southeast). Just north of the hamlet lies the railway station Driebergen-Zeist. The hamlet grew around the estate Show Beerschotenon the map
SterkenburgSterkenburg is a former municipality in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It existed between 1818 and 1857, when it was merged with Driebergen. The castle Sterkenburg is located here, about 3 km south of Driebergen. The literal translation of the name is \"strong castle\". There is also a Dutch surname \"Sterkenburg\", which is derived from this location. Show Sterkenburgon the map
SoesterbergSoesterberg (52°0′N 5°17′E / 52.000°N 5.283°E) is a town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Soest, and lies about 5 km northeast of Zeist, on the road between Amersfoort and Utrecht. In 2001, the town of Soesterberg had 5,798 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 1.31 km², and contained 2503 residences. Show Soesterbergon the map
De MeernDe Meern is a former town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a neighbourhood of the city of Utrecht, and lies about 5 km west of it. In 2001, it became together with Vleuten, a city part of Utrecht called Vleuten-De Meern. The statistical area \"De Meern\", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 10320. Show De Meernon the map
JutphaasJutphaas is a former village and municipality in the province of Utrecht in the Netherlands. The municipality merged with Vreeswijk in 1971, and is now the northern half of the town of Nieuwegein. The former village was located on the Merwedekanaal, and some of the buildings can still be found there, surrounded by the suburbs of Nieuwegein. Show Jutphaason the map
MijndenMijnden is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It was a part of the former municipality of Loenen. Since 2011 it has made part of the new formed municipality of Stichtse Vecht and lies about 12 km west of Hilversum. The statistical area \"Mijnden\", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 200. Show Mijndenon the map
SchalkwijkSchalkwijk [ˈsxɑɫkʋɛik] is a small village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It consists of a small village centre on the railway line between Utrecht and 's-Hertogenbosch and a 5 km long ribbon of farms along the small river Schalkwijksche Wetering. The statistical district of Schalkwijk had a population of about 1650 in 2004. Show Schalkwijkon the map
WaverveenWaverveen is a small village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is located in the municipality of De Ronde Venen, 3 km west of Vinkeveen. Waverveen was a separate municipality until 1841, when it was merged with Vinkeveen to form the municipality of Vinkeveen en Waverveen. Until 1 October 1819, Waverveen was part of Holland. Show Waverveenon the map
De BiltDe Bilt (Dutch pronunciation: [də ˈbɪlt] (13px listen)) is a municipality and a town in the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. De Bilt had a population of 42,097 in 2014 and is the seat of the headquarters of the Royal Dutch Meteorological Institute, KNMI. It is the ancestral home and namesake for the prominent Vanderbilt family of the United States. Show De Bilton the map
BarwoutswaarderBarwoutswaarder is a village in the municipality of Woerden in the Netherlands. It is located to the west of the city of Woerden. Until 1964, Barwoutswaarder was a separate municipality (then in the province of South Holland). The municipality was created in 1817; between 1812 and 1817, the village was part of Waarder. Show Barwoutswaarderon the map
UitwegUitweg is a town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Lopik, and lies about 5 km southwest of IJsselstein.The town consists almost completely of a ribbon of farms along the Enge IJssel and Lopiker Wetering rivers, between Graaf and Lopikerkapel. It has about 471 inhabitants. Show Uitwegon the map
VeldhuizenVeldhuizen is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is located in the municipality of Utrecht, south of De Meern. It is also the name of a new neighbourhood of Utrecht, built close to the hamlet. Veldhuizen was a separate municipality between 1818 and 1954, when it became a part of Vleuten-De Meern. Show Veldhuizenon the map
DiemerbroekDiemerbroek is a village in the Dutch province of South Holland. It is a part of the former municipality of Reeuwijk, and lies about 3 km (1.9 mi) north of the town of Oudewater. The statistical district \"Diemerbroek\", which covers the village and the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 150. Show Diemerbroekon the map
AmstelhoekAmstelhoek is a village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is located in the municipality of De Ronde Venen, about 3-kilometre (1.9 mi) northwest of Mijdrecht. Amstelhoek lies on the river Amstel, directly across from Uithoorn. The statistical district \"Amstelhoek en Amstelkade\" has about 570 inhabitants. Show Amstelhoekon the map
Oud-KamerikOud-Kamerik is a town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Woerden, and lies about 6 km northwest of the city of Woerden. Oud-Kamerik has a population of around 70. It consists of a number of farms in the Polder Kamerik-Teylingens, east of the villages of Kamerik and Kanis. Show Oud-Kamerikon the map
HagesteinHagestein is a small city in the municipality of Vianen, Utrecht, Netherlands, on the Lek River, about 2 km east of Vianen. It received city rights in 1382. Hagestein was a separate municipality between 1818 and 1986, when it merged with Vianen. Until 2002, it was a part of the province of South Holland. Show Hagesteinon the map
Huis ter HeideHuis ter Heide is a village in the central Netherlands. It is located in the municipality of Zeist, Utrecht, about 2 km northeast of the centre of the town Zeist. Huis ter Heide has a population of about 1400. The first McDonald's Drive-in restaurant in the Netherlands is located in Huis ter Heide. \n* A chapel in Huis ter Heide \n* McDonald's drive-in Show Huis ter Heideon the map
Lange LinschotenLange Linschoten is a town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Oudewater, and lies about 2 km northeast of the city of Oudewater. The statistical district \"Lange Linschoten\", which covers the village and the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 620. Show Lange Linschotenon the map
SoestduinenSoestduinen (52°9′N 5°18′E / 52.150°N 5.300°E) is a town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Soest, and lies about 3 km south of Soest. In 2001, the town of Soestduinen had 113 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.07 km², and contained 45 residences. Show Soestduinenon the map
VeenendaalVeenendaal (Dutch pronunciation: is a municipality and a city in central Netherlands, it is part of the province of Utrecht. Veenendaal is the only population centre within its administrative borders. The municipality had a population of 63,322 in 2014 and covers an area of 19.72 km2 (7.61 sq mi). Show Veenendaalon the map
OverbergOverberg is a small village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Utrechtse Heuvelrug. It is located on both sides of the Utrecht-Rhenen railway line, but has no station. It is around 5 km west of the centre of Veenendaal, and 25 km east of the city of Utrecht. Show Overbergon the map
KortrijkKortrijk is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Stichtse Vecht, and lies about 10 km northwest of Utrecht. The statistical area \"Kortrijk\", which can also include the surrounding countryside, had a population of around 270, as at January 1, 2005. Show Kortrijkon the map
RijsenburgRijsenburg is a former village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. Presently, it is a part of the single town of The former municipality of Rijsenburg existed from 1818 to 1931, when it merged with Driebergen, to create the new municipality of Show Rijsenburgon the map
RuigeweideRuigeweide is a town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Oudewater, and lies about 2 km northwest of the city of Oudewater. The statistical district \"Ruigeweide\", which covers the village and the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 180. Show Ruigeweideon the map
WoerdenWoerden (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʋurdən]) is a city and a municipality in the central Netherlands. Due to its central location between Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht, and the fact that it has rail and road connections to those cities, it is a popular town for commuters who work in those cities. Show Woerdenon the map
ScheendijkScheendijk is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Utrecht (province). It is a part of the municipality of Stichtse Vecht, and lies about 10 km northwest of Utrecht. The statistical area \"Scheendijk\", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 320. Show Scheendijkon the map
BreeveldBreeveld is a village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Woerden, and lies about 4 km northeast of the city centre. The statistical district \"Breeveld\", which covers the village and the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 130. Show Breeveldon the map
Oud-MaarsseveenOud-Maarsseveen is a village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Stichtse Vecht, and lies about 7 km north of Utrecht. The statistical area which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 270. Show Oud-Maarsseveenon the map
SpengenSpengen is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Utrecht (province). It is a part of the municipality of Stichtse Vecht, and lies about 10 km northeast of Woerden. The statistical area \"Spengen\", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 150. Show Spengenon the map
Oud-AaOud-Aa is a village in the Dutch province of Utrecht (province). It is a part of the municipality of Stichtse Vecht, and lies about 13 km northeast of Woerden. The statistical area \"Oud-Aa\", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 220. Show Oud-Aaon the map
Nieuwe-WeteringNieuwe-Wetering is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of De Bilt, and lies about 3 km northwest of Bilthoven. The statistical area which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 190. Show Nieuwe-Weteringon the map
AchterweteringAchterwetering is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of De Bilt, and lies about 4 km northwest of Bilthoven. The statistical area \"Achterwetering\", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 90. Show Achterweteringon the map
StoutenburgStoutenburg is a village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Leusden, and lies about 4 km (2 mi) east of Amersfoort. The statistical area \"Stoutenburg\", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 350. Show Stoutenburgon the map
CattenbroekCattenbroek is a village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Montfoort, and lies about 4 km east of Woerden. The statistical area \"Cattenbroek\", which can also include the surrounding countryside, has a population of approximately 80. Show Cattenbroekon the map
BreudijkBreudijk is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Woerden, and lies about 5 km northeast of Woerden. The statistical district \"Breudijk\", which covers the hamlet and the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 190. Show Breudijkon the map
ReijerscopReijerscop is a town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Woerden, and lies about 12 km west of Utrecht. The statistical district \"Reijerscop\", which covers the village and the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 150. Show Reijerscopon the map
StokkelaarsbrugStokkelaarsbrug is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of De Ronde Venen, and lies about 12 km south of Amsterdam. It is located on the border with the province North Holland, where the small river Winkel joins the Oude Waver. Show Stokkelaarsbrugon the map
TeckopTeckop is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Woerden, and lies about 6 km northeast of Woerden. Teckop was a separate municipality from 1817 to 1857, when it was merged with Kamerik. Teckop has a population of around 140. Show Teckopon the map
AchterbergAchterberg is a town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Rhenen, and lies about 5 km west of Wageningen. In 2001, the town of Achterberg had 785 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.13 km², and contained 228 residences. Show Achterbergon the map
ZevenhuizenZevenhuizen is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Bunschoten, and lies about 6 km north of the centre of Amersfoort. The village consists of a single road, the Zevenhuizerstraat. Zevenhuizen has about 110 inhabitants. Show Zevenhuizenon the map
MastwijkMastwijk is a village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Montfoort, and lies about 6 km southeast of Woerden. The statistical area \"Mastwijk\", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 430. Show Mastwijkon the map
OukoopOukoop is a village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Stichtse Vecht, and lies about 14 km west of Hilversum. The statistical area “Oukoop,” which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 240. Show Oukoopon the map
BlauwkapelBlauwkapel is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the city of [Utrecht], and lies about 1 km north-east of Utrecht. The statistical area \"Blauwkapel\", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 130. Show Blauwkapelon the map
PortengenPortengen is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is located in the municipality of Stichtse Vecht, 1 km (0.62 mi) northeast of Kockengen. Portengen was a separate municipality from 1818 to 1857, when it was merged with Show Portengenon the map
LaagnieuwkoopLaagnieuwkoop is a hamlet in the Dutch municipality of Stichtse Vecht. Between 1815 and 1942, Laagnieuwkoop was a separate municipality, consisting of the village, the nearby hamlet of Gieltjesdorp, and Zuideinde (the south end of Portengen). Show Laagnieuwkoopon the map
HeeswijkHeeswijk is a village in the central Netherlands. It is located in Montfoort, Utrecht, about 6 km northwest of IJsselstein. The statistical area \"Heeswijk\", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 320. Show Heeswijkon the map
DarthuizenDarthuizen (52°00′45″N 5°23′25″E / 52.01250°N 5.39028°E) is a hamlet in the Dutch municipality of Utrechtse Heuvelrug. From 1818 to 1857, Darthuizen was a separate municipality. On 8 June 1857, it merged into the municipality of Leersum. Show Darthuizenon the map
WilnisWilnis is a village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is located in the municipality of De Ronde Venen, between Mijdrecht and Vinkeveen. It is about twenty kilometres south of Amsterdam. Wilnis was a separate municipality until 1989. Show Wilnison the map
BreedeveenBreedeveen is a hamlet in the municipality Utrechtse Heuvelrug, in the Dutch province Utrecht. It lies in a forest north of the village of Leersum, on the road from Leersum to Woudenberg. Breedeveen has a population of 80 (as of 2004). Show Breedeveenon the map
Loenen aan de VechtLoenen () is a former municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. It was in the Vechtstreek area. On January 1, 2011, Loenen merged with Breukelen and Maarssen to form Stichtse Vecht. Show Loenen aan de Vechton the map
ZevenderZevender is a village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is located in the municipality of Lopik, 2 km northeast of Schoonhoven. Zevender was a separate municipality from 1817 to 1857, when it was merged with Willige Langerak. Show Zevenderon the map
WilleskopWilleskop is a village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is located in the municipality of Montfoort, 2 km east of that city. Willeskop was a separate municipality between 1818 and 1989, when it was merged with Montfoort. Show Willeskopon the map
OudhuizenOudhuizen is a former village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is now a neighbourhood on the eastern side of the village of Wilnis. Oudhuizen was a separate municipality from 1818 to 1857, when it was merged with Wilnis. Show Oudhuizenon the map
AchterbosAchterbos (52°13′N 4°56′E / 52.217°N 4.933°E) is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is located in the municipality of De Ronde Venen, directly north of Vinkeveen. Achterbos has about 420 inhabitants. Show Achterboson the map
Aan de ZuweAan de Zuwe (52°10′N 4°54′E / 52.167°N 4.900°E) is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is located in the municipality of De Ronde Venen, 3 km south of Wilnis. Aan de Zuwe has about 55 inhabitants. Show Aan de Zuweon the map
EembruggeEembrugge (52°13′N 5°19′E / 52.217°N 5.317°E) is a small village on the river Eem, east of Baarn. It received city rights in 1300. Eembrugge is partially in the municipality of Eemnes, partially in Baarn. Show Eembruggeon the map
WoudenbergWoudenberg is a municipality and a town in the central Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. There are still forests in the western part of the municipality. The Pyramid of Austerlitz is located here. Show Woudenbergon the map
AbcoudeAbcoude () is a town and former municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. Since 2011 it has been part of the municipality of De Ronde Venen. Show Abcoudeon the map
GeestdorpGeestdorp is a town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Woerden, and lies about 2 km northeast of the city centre. Geestdorp has a population of around 180. Show Geestdorpon the map
HarmelerwaardHarmelerwaard is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Woerden, and lies about 9 km west of Utrecht. Harmelerwaard has a population of around 200. Show Harmelerwaardon the map
Driebergen-Rijsenburg is a town in the municipality Utrechtse Heuvelrug in the central Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. It is the home of Michelin starred restaurant La Provence. Show Driebergen-Rijsenburgon the map
HoutdijkenHoutdijken is a town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Woerden, and lies about 4 km northeast of Woerden. Houtdijken has a population of around 50. Show Houtdijkenon the map
HoenkoopHoenkoop is a village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. Since 1970, Hoenkoop has been a part of the municipality of Oudewater. Between 1815 and 1970, it was a separate municipality. Show Hoenkoopon the map
OckhuizenOckhuizen is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Utrecht, and lies about 8 km west of Utrecht. The hamlet has about 10 inhabitants. Show Ockhuizenon the map
ThemaatThemaat is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Utrecht, and lies about 7 km west of Utrecht. The hamlet has about 100 inhabitants. Show Themaaton the map
DoornDoorn is a town in the municipality of Utrechtse Heuvelrug in the central Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. On 1 January 2008 the town had 10,052 inhabitants. Show Doornon the map
TolsteegTolsteeg is a neighbourhood in the south of the Dutch city of Utrecht. Tolsteeg was a separate municipality between 1818 and 1823, when it was merged with Utrecht. Show Tolsteegon the map
SoestSoest [sust] (13px listen) is a municipality and a town in the central Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. It is located about 6 km (4 mi) west of Amersfoort. Show Soeston the map
ZijderveldZijderveld is a village in the Dutch province of Utrecht (province). It is located about 6 km northeast of Leerdam, in the municipality of Vianen. Show Zijderveldon the map
Oud-LeusdenOud-Leusden is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Leusden, and lies about 4 km south of Amersfoort. Show Oud-Leusdenon the map
MontfoortMontfoort (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmɔntfoːrt] (13px listen)) is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. Montfoort received city rights in 1329. Show Montfoorton the map
KanisKanis is a town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Woerden, and lies about 4 km north of Woerden. Show Kanison the map
NieuwlandNieuwland is a district in the Dutch city Amersfoort. The project finished in 2001 when an area with 4500 houses was completed. Show Nieuwlandon the map
HoutenHouten [ˈɦɔutə(n)] () is a municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. Show Houtenon the map
RenswoudeRenswoude (Dutch pronunciation: is a municipality and a town in the central Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. Show Renswoudeon the map
ZeistZeist (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈzɛist]) is a municipality and a town in the central Netherlands, located east of the city of Utrecht. Show Zeiston the map
Wijk bij DuurstedeWijk bij Duurstede (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʋɛi̯ɡ bɛi̯ ˈdyːrsteːdə]) is a municipality and a city in the central Netherlands. Show Wijk bij Duurstedeon the map
EemnesEemnes (Dutch pronunciation: [eːmˈnɛs] (13px listen)) is a municipality and a town in the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. Show Eemneson the map
BaarnBaarn [baːrn] (13px listen) is a municipality and a town in the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. Show Baarnon the map
OudewaterOudewater (Dutch pronunciation: (13px listen)) is a municipality and a town in the Netherlands. Show Oudewateron the map
OverlangbroekOverlangbroek is a hamlet in the town of Wijk bij Duurstede. Show Overlangbroekon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Utrecht
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Gemeente NieuwegeinNieuwegein [ˌniwəˈɣɛi̯n] (13px listen) is a municipality and city in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is bordered on the north by the city of Utrecht, the provincial capital. It is separated from Vianen to the south by the river Lek and borders on IJsselstein in the southwest and Houten in the east. Nieuwegein was founded on 1 July 1971 as a planned city, following the merger of the former municipalities of Jutphaas and Vreeswijk. The new town was built for the expanding population of the city of Utrecht, and grew rapidly during the decades following its foundation.Show on map
Gemeente BunnikBunnik () is a municipality and a village in the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. The recorded history of the village dates back nearly 2000 years, when the Romans constructed a fort at Fectio (now Vechten) with a harbour facing the river Rhine, which marked the border of the Roman Empire. The fort developed into a thriving trading centre, which continued to exist after the Romans abandoned the fort in the fourth century. Subsequently, the area was occupied by the Frisians and the Franks. In the 8th and 9th century the villages of Bunninchem (Bunnik), Lodichem (Odijk) en Wercundia (Werkhoven) developed.Show on map
Provincie UtrechtUtrecht (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈytrɛxt] (13px listen)) is a province of the Netherlands. It is located in the centre of the country, bordering the Eemmeer in the north, the province of Gelderland in the east, the river Rhine in the south, the province of South Holland in the west and the province of North Holland in the north-west. With an area of approximately 1,400 square kilometres (540 sq mi), it is the smallest of the twelve provinces. Apart from its eponymous capital, major cities in the province are Amersfoort, Houten, Nieuwegein, Veenendaal, IJsselstein and Zeist.Show on map
Gemeente RhenenRhenen () is a municipality and a town in the central Netherlands.The municipality also includes the villages of Achterberg, Remmerden, Elst and Laareind. The town lies at a geographically interesting location, namely on the southernmost part of the chain of hills known as the Utrecht Hill Ridge (Utrechtse Heuvelrug), where this meets the river Rhine. Because of this Rhenen has a unique character with quite some elevation through town. Directly to the east of the built-up area lies the Grebbeberg, a hill with a top elevation of about 50 metres (160 ft).Show on map
Gemeente LopikLopik () is a municipality and a town in the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht and close to the river Lek. In the Netherlands, 'Lopik' is often used as a reference to the broadcasting facilities located in the eastern part of the municipality and in neighbouring IJsselstein. These include the Gerbrandy Tower, a structure that could be considered the tallest tower in Western Europe and during Christmas time the world's largest Christmas tree.Show on map
Gemeente VianenVianen (Dutch pronunciation: [viˈjaːnə(n)]) is a municipality and a city in the central Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. It is the only municipality in Utrecht located south of the Lek River. Before 2002 it was part of the province of South Holland. Vianen is bordered by two major motorways leading to Utrecht: the A2 on its west, and the A27 (Breda-Almere) just east of the town. Both roads can be notoriously congested near Vianen during peak commute hours.Show on map
Gemeente IJsselsteinIJsselstein () is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. IJsselstein received city rights in 1331. IJsselstein owes its name to the river Hollandse IJssel which flows through the city. It is a major commuting suburb for the Utrecht area, along with neighbouring towns Houten and Nieuwegein (in part due to the Sneltram light rail line serving the area). It's surrounded by the municipalities of Utrecht, Montfoort, Lopik, Vianen and Nieuwegein.Show on map
Gemeente Amersfoort(For other uses, see Amersfoort (disambiguation).) Amersfoort [ˈaːmərsfoːrt] (13px listen) is a municipality and the second largest city of the province of Utrecht in central Netherlands. The city is growing quickly but has a well-preserved and protected medieval centre. Amersfoort is one of the largest railway junctions in the country, because of its location on two of the Netherlands' main east-west and north-south rail lines. The city celebrated its 750th birthday in 2009.Show on map
Stichtse VechtStichtse Vecht is a municipality of the Netherlands and lies in the northwestern part of the province of Utrecht. The municipality has about 63,000 inhabitants and covers an area of about 107 km² (41 sq mi). Stichtse Vecht has been newly formed by a merger of the municipalities of Breukelen (in the west), Maarssen (in the east) and Loenen (in the north) on 1 January 2011.Show on map
Gemeente LeusdenLeusden (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈløːzdə(n)] (13px listen)) is a municipality and a town in the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. It is located about 3 kilometres southeast of Amersfoort. The western part of the municipality lies on the slopes of the Utrecht Hill Ridge and is largely covered by forest and heathlands. The eastern parts lie in the Gelderse Vallei and are mostly agricultural.Show on map
Gemeente VeenendaalVeenendaal (Dutch pronunciation: is a municipality and a city in central Netherlands, it is part of the province of Utrecht. Veenendaal is the only population centre within its administrative borders. The municipality had a population of 63,322 in 2014 and covers an area of 19.72 km2 (7.61 sq mi).Show on map
Gemeente WoerdenWoerden (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʋurdən]) is a city and a municipality in the central Netherlands. Due to its central location between Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht, and the fact that it has rail and road connections to those cities, it is a popular town for commuters who work in those cities.Show on map
Gemeente Utrechtse HeuvelrugUtrechtse Heuvelrug (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈytrɛxtsə ˈɦøːvəlrɵx]; English: Utrecht Hill Ridge) is a municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. It was formed on 1 January 2006 by merging the former municipalities of Amerongen, Doorn, Leersum, and Maarn.Show on map
Gemeente WoudenbergWoudenberg is a municipality and a town in the central Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. There are still forests in the western part of the municipality. The Pyramid of Austerlitz is located here.Show on map
Gemeente De Ronde VenenDe Ronde Venen () is a municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. On 1 January 2011, the municipality of Abcoude was amalgamated into De Ronde Venen.Show on map
Gemeente SoestSoest [sust] (13px listen) is a municipality and a town in the central Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. It is located about 6 km (4 mi) west of Amersfoort.Show on map
Gemeente MontfoortMontfoort (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmɔntfoːrt] (13px listen)) is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. Montfoort received city rights in 1329.Show on map
Gemeente RenswoudeRenswoude (Dutch pronunciation: is a municipality and a town in the central Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht.Show on map
Gemeente OudewaterOudewater (Dutch pronunciation: (13px listen)) is a municipality and a town in the Netherlands.Show on map
Different buildings in Utrecht
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KNMI-Mast CabauwThe KNMI-mast Cabauw is a 213 metre high guyed mast for meteorological measurements at Cabauw, the Netherlands.In 1972 at Cabauw (06348) a 213 m high mast was specifically built for meteorological research to establish relations between the state of the atmospheric boundary layer (ABL), land surface conditions and the general weather situation for all seasons. The Cabauw mast is located in the western part of the Netherlands (51.971 °N, 4.927 °E) in a polder 0.7 m below average sealevel. This site was chosen, because it is rather representative for this part of the Netherlands and because only minor landscape developments were planned in this region. Indeed, the present surroundings of Cabauw do not differ significantly from those in 1972.Show on map
Kasteel RhijnauwenRhijnauwen is a castle, former heerlijkheid (fiefdom), and former municipality in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It was located northwest of the village of Bunnik. The municipality existed from 1818 to 1857, when it was merged with Bunnik. It consisted of the former heerlijkheden Amelisweerd and Rhijnauwen. Around 1850, it had 50 inhabitants. The name is still used to denote the small forest that separates Bunnik and Utrecht.Show on map
DrakesteynDrakensteyn Castle (Dutch: Drakensteyn, sometimes Drakesteijn or Drakestein) is a small castle at 9 Slotlaan in the hamlet of Lage Vuursche, in the municipality of Baarn, Netherlands. It is owned by Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands, the country's former Queen who abdicated in 2013. Beatrix bought the castle in 1959, when she was the heir to the Dutch throne, and took up residence in 1963. After her marriage in 1966 she continued to live there with her husband, Prince Claus and later their three sons as well. After Beatrix succeeded her mother Juliana as Queen of the Netherlands in 1980, the family moved to The Hague in 1981.Show on map
Stadion GalgenwaardStadion Galgenwaard (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈstaːdiˌjɔn is a football stadium in Utrecht that has been the home of the football club FC Utrecht since 1970. The stadium, which underwent a renovation starting at the beginning of the 21st century, has a capacity of 23,750 spectators. The old main stand was rebuilt after that and a year later FC Utrecht had two new stands along the sides of the pitch. Last season, the goal stands were replaced, and the stadium now has 24,426 seats. The stadium was given its current name, Stadion Galgenwaard, in January 2002.Show on map
Station BaarnBaarn is a railway station on the Amsterdam–Zutphen railway and the Den Dolder–Baarn railway. It is located in Baarn, Netherlands. The station is operated by the Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS). The station was opened on 10 June 1874. Baarn station is the station the Dutch royal family use, when arriving/leaving Soestdijk Palace. For this use it has a royal waiting room.Show on map
Middengolfzender LopikThe Mediumwave transmitter Lopik was a medium wave broadcasting facility near Lopik in the Netherlands. It was constructed in 1938 and closed down on 1 September 2015. Its last use was to transmit the Dutch language edition of Radio Maria on 675 kHz. The aerial consisted of a 196-metre guyed steel framework mast, which was insulated against ground. On 24 July 2015, Radio Maria Netherlands announced the closedown of its transmissions on 675 kHz Medium wave as of 1 September 2015.Show on map
Huis DoornHuis Doorn (Dutch pronunciation: [ɦœyz doːrn]; English: Doorn Manor) is a manor house and national museum in the town of Doorn in the Netherlands. The museum shows the early 20th-century interior from the time when former German Emperor Wilhelm II lived in the house. Huis Doorn is now a national museum and a national heritage site. The interior of the house has not been changed since Wilhelm II died. Every year in June, German monarchists come to Doorn to pay their respects to the emperor. In 2012, the museum had 25,000 visitors.Show on map
Station WoerdenWoerden railway station (Dutch: Station Woerden) is the railway station of Woerden, the Netherlands. The railway station was opened on 21 May 1855 on the Utrecht–Rotterdam railway. In 1911 a new building was built in Jugendstil, that still exists. During 1993-1996 the railway station was modernised, replacing the wooden roof and stairways by modern ones. The station has two platforms, and two entrances. On every entrance there is bicycle parking.Show on map
Soesterberg Air BaseSoesterberg Air Base (IATA: UTC, ICAO: EHSB) was a Royal Netherlands Air Force military air base located in Soesterberg, 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) east-northeast of Utrecht. It was first established as an airfield in 1911, and in 1913, the Dutch Army bought the field and established the Army Aviation Division.Show on map
Houten CastellumHouten Castellum is a railway station located in Houten, Netherlands, which was opened on 8 January 2001 and it is located on the Utrecht–Boxtel railway and was on the Houten - Houten Castellum tram line which closed on 14 December 2008. The services are operated by Nederlandse Spoorwegen. The original station opened on 8 January 2001 and closed on 14 December 2008. During this time the service was operated by a tram from Hannover on loan to Nederlandse Spoorwegen, operated by HTM. After closure of the tram line due to construction of a new station and expanding of the railway to 4 tracks, the tram service was replaced by a bus service. The new station opened on 12 December 2010, since then the bus service ceased. All local trains call at Houten Castellum at the center platform along the iShow on map
Station Utrecht CentraalUtrecht Centraal is the central railway station for the city of Utrecht in the Netherlands. It is the largest and busiest railway station in the Netherlands, with sixteen platforms (of which thirteen are through tracks) and with more than 285,000 passengers per day. With Utrecht being located centrally in the Netherlands, Utrecht Centraal is also the most important railway hub of the country with more than 900 trains leaving this station per day, making it the largest junction station in the Netherlands. Therefore, disruptions at the station can easily affect the rest of the country's railway network.Show on map
Centraal MuseumThe Centraal Museum is the main museum in Utrecht, Netherlands, founded in 1838. The museum has a wide-ranging collection, mainly of works produced locally. The collection of the paintings by the Northern Mannerist Joachim Wtewael is by a long way the largest anywhere in the world. Other highlights are many significant paintings by the Utrecht Caravaggisti, such as Gerard van Honthorst and Hendrick ter Brugghen. Both of them travelled to Rome in the early 17th century to study the works of the Italian master Caravaggio. In the previous generation, as well as Wtewael, Abraham Bloemaert and the portraitist Paulus Moreelse were the most significant Utrecht painters, with Jan van Scorel still earlier.Show on map
Station MaarssenMaarssen is a railway station in Maarssenbroek and on the opposite side of the Amsterdam Rijnkanaal to Maarssen, The Netherlands. The station opened on 18 December 1843 and is located on the Amsterdam–Arnhem railway. The services are operated by Nederlandse Spoorwegen. In 1953 the station was served by 2 trains to and 2 trains from Amsterdam per day, the service improved in the 1970s following the building of Maarssenbroek, and in 1974 the station had an hourly service. In 1975 the station had a half-hourly service.Show on map
FectioFectio, known as Vechten in Old Dutch, was a Roman castellum in the province Germania Inferior established in the year 4 or 5 AD. It was located at the place where the river Vecht (Fectio) branched off from the Rhine, leading to Lake Flevo, which was later to become the Zuiderzee. This was near the modern hamlet of Vechten in the municipality Bunnik, Utrecht, Netherlands.Show on map
Station Utrecht TerwijdeUtrecht Terwijde is a railway station on the Utrecht–Rotterdam railway. It is located between Vleuten and Utrecht Leidsche Rijn stations. The Terwijde neighbourhood is part of the Leidsche Rijn area under construction, west of Utrecht.Because of the large amount of Commuters in this area, a temporary railway station was built in 2003. And in 2005 construction started next to this station for the actual station, which opened on November 5, 2007.Show on map
Station Utrecht LunettenUtrecht Lunetten is a railway station located in Utrecht, Netherlands. The station originally opened on 10 June 1874 and is located on the Utrecht–Boxtel railway and the railway (via Utrecht Maliebaan). The station closed on 15 May 1932. The station was re-opened on 25 September 1980. The services are currently operated by Nederlandse Spoorwegen.Show on map
HeiligenbergThe Heiligenberg is an estate near the Dutch town of Leusden. The estate is located on a 12-metre (39 ft) high hill, the \"Heiligenberg\" (Holy Mountain), which dates from the last ice age, about 10,000 years ago. On this hill, then known as Hohorst, bishop Ansfridus of Utrecht founded a small abbey around the year 1000. The abbey was moved to the city of Utrecht around 1030, as St. Paul's Abbey, but the Heiligenberg remained in their possession until 1592. In 1637, the house became an estate. It was torn down in 1843, after which the currently existing building was erected.Show on map
Station Hollandsche RadingHollandsche Rading is a Dutch railway station located along the railway line Hilversum - Utrecht, near the town of Hollandsche Rading and immediately west of the A27 motorway. The station was opened on 10 June 1874. The railway station is located exactly on the border of two provinces. Platform 1, for the southbound trains (Utrecht-bound), lies in the province of Utrecht, while platform 2, for the northbound (Hilversum-bound) trains, is located in North Holland. Hollandsche Rading can be translated in Dutch to Holland Border as in North Holland going into Utrecht.Show on map
JacobikerkThe Jacobikerk is a landmark Protestant church in Utrecht (city), Netherlands. The building is located on the St Jacobsstraat, named for its patron saint St. James the Greater. The church is one of the medieval parish churches of Utrecht, along with the Buurkerk, the Nicolaïkerk and the Geertekerk. Today it is known as the starting place for Dutch pilgrims on their way to Santiago de Compostella along the Way of St. James. The Dutch Confraternity of St. James is located around the corner on the St. Jacobskerkhof.Show on map
Kasteel HeemstedeKasteel Heemstede is a restaurant in Houten, Netherlands. It is a fine dining restaurant that was awarded one Michelin star for the periods 2003-2008 and 2011-present. The restaurant is located in the souterrain of the eponymous castle, although it was in fact an buitenplaats. GaultMillau awarded the restaurant 16 out of 20 points. Owner and head chef of Kasteel Heemstede is André van Doorn, who opened the restaurant in 2002. Restaurant Kasteel Heemstede is a member of the Les Patrons Cuisiniers.Show on map
Paleis SoestdijkSoestdijk Palace (Dutch: Paleis Soestdijk [paːˈlɛis sustˈdɛik]) is a former palace of the Dutch Royal Family. It consists of a central block and two wings. Although named after the village of Soestdijk, which is largely in the municipality of Soest, the Soestdijk Palace is just north of the border in the municipality of Baarn in the province of Utrecht. It was the home for over six decades of Queen Juliana and her husband, Prince Bernhard until their deaths in 2004.Show on map
Jaarbeurs UtrechtThe Jaarbeurs (Yearly Fair) is an exhibition and convention centre in Utrecht, the Netherlands. Noted events include the former Space '86, the Hobby Computer Club Days (HCC Dagen), and the Mega Record & CD Fair. The Jaarbeurs extends to an area of 100.000 m² next to Utrecht Centraal railway station. The first Jaarbeurs was held in 1917. It was a major success from the start, opening up the city of Utrecht as a trade centre and giving it an economic boost.Show on map
Museum CatharijneconventThe Museum Catharijneconvent (St. Catherine's Convent Museum) is a museum of religious art in Utrecht in the Netherlands. It is located in the former St. Catharine convent, having been sited there since 1979. Its collections include many artifacts from the museum of religious art of the Catholic Archbishopric of Utrecht, located in the convent until 1979. In 2006 the convent closed for restoration. It is part of the Utrecht Museum Night.Show on map
Station Amersfoort VathorstAmersfoort Vathorst is a railway station on the Utrecht–Kampen railway between Amersfoort and Zwolle. It is located in north Amersfoort, Netherlands. The station is operated by the Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS). The station opened 28 May 2006. The station has 3 tracks, 1 of which is for terminating trains from the Amersfoort direction. It is located in the area of the Vathorst and Hooglanderveen estates, which are still being built up.Show on map
Station MaarnMaarn is a railway station in the centre of Maarn and next to the A12, the Netherlands. The station opened on 15 March 1845 and is located on the Amsterdam–Arnhem railway. The services are operated by Nederlandse Spoorwegen. The station was moved 1 km east in 1972, and in 2005 had an approximately 1,590 passengers per day. Several kilometres further the railway branches off to Veenendaal and Rhenen.Show on map
Station HoutenHouten is a railway station located in Houten, Netherlands. The station was opened on 1 November 1868 and is located on the Utrecht–Boxtel railway and the Houten - Houten Castellum tram line which closed on 14 December 2008. The services are operated by Nederlandse Spoorwegen. The station was closed between 1935 and 1982. A 2005 ProRail survey estimated there were about 9,224 passengers using this station per day.Show on map
De WindhondDe Windhond is a windmill in the city of Woerden, Netherlands. The mill was built in 1755 on an artificial hill of 9.3 metres (31 ft) in height that was part of the defensive enclosure (stadswal) of the ancient city. The mill itself is 5.7 metres (19 ft) high. The windmill sail spans 25.2 metres (83 ft). The building is a prominent feature defining the skyline of the town. It is registered as a national monument.Show on map
Station Driebergen-ZeistDriebergen-Zeist is a railway station located between and Zeist, the Netherlands. It is located in the municipality of Utrechtse Heuvelrug. The station was opened on 17 June 1844 and is located on the Amsterdam–Arnhem railway. The station is operated by Nederlandse Spoorwegen. In a Railpro survey in 2005 there were approximately 8,368 passengers per day using Driebergen-Zeist station.Show on map
Kasteel AmerongenAmerongen Castle (Dutch: Kasteel Amerongen) was built between 1674 and 1680, on the site of a medieval castle that had been burned down by the French in 1673. The gardens still contain historic elements such as a conservatory dating from the 1890s. In 1918, the former German Kaiser Wilhelm II signed his abdication here and stayed till 1920, when he moved to Huis Doorn.Show on map
Station BreukelenBreukelen is a railway station located in Breukelen, the Netherlands. The station was opened on 18 December 1843 and is on the Amsterdam–Arnhem railway. It is also the northern end of the railway. A new station was opened in 2002 nearer the A2 motorway and further from the town. For this the junction with the line to Harmelen and Woerden also moved.Show on map
Station RhenenRhenen is a railway station located in Rhenen, the Netherlands. The station was opened on 18 February 1886 and is located on the railway (Maarn - Rhenen). The services are currently operated by Nederlandse Spoorwegen. The station closed on 17 September 1944 and reopened on 31 May 1981. There is a single terminating platform.Show on map
Station BunnikBunnik is a railway station located in Bunnik, the Netherlands. The station was opened in 1868 and is located on the Amsterdam–Arnhem railway. The station is operated by Nederlandse Spoorwegen. The station was closed between 15 May 1938 and 28 May 1972. When it re-opened in 1972 it was moved about 1 km further west than originally.Show on map
SonnenborghSonnenborgh - museum & observatory in Utrecht is a public astronomical observatory and museum open to the public. It is located in Utrecht, Netherlands. It was founded in 1853 as a university observatory (of the University of Utrecht) and from 1854 until 1897 it was the first home of the Royal Dutch Meteorological Institute.Show on map
Kasteel de HaarDe Haar Castle (Dutch: Kasteel de Haar) is located near Haarzuilens, in the province of Utrecht in the Netherlands. The current buildings, all built upon the original castle, date from 1892 and are the work of Dutch architect P.J.H. Cuypers, in a Neo-Gothic restoration project funded by the Rothschild family.Show on map
GuntersteinGunterstein Castle (Dutch: Gunterstein) is a castle in Breukelen, on the river Vecht, that was the former home of the rich Dutch widow Magdalena Poulle (1626–1699). She bought the property and associated title after the former castle and stronghold was destroyed by the French in the rampjaar 1672.Show on map
Kasteel VredenburgVredenburg Castle (Dutch: (Kasteel) Vredenburg or Vredeborch) was a 16th-century castle built by Habsburg emperor Charles V in the city of Utrecht in the Netherlands. Some remains of the castle, which stood for only 50 years, are still visible on what is now Vredenburg square in Utrecht.Show on map
Station AmersfoortAmersfoort railway station is the main railway station in Amersfoort, in the province of Utrecht, Netherlands. The station was an important link between the western part of the Netherlands and the north and east of the country until December 2012 when the Hanzelijn opened.Show on map
Station Utrecht OvervechtUtrecht Overvecht is a suburb railway station located in Utrecht, the Netherlands. The station opened in 1968 and is on the Utrecht–Kampen railway. The station has had 3 platforms since 1992. It also has a kids' slide to the outside street for use by the busy passengers.Show on map
Station Veenendaal CentrumVeenendaal Centrum is a railway station located in Veenendaal, The Netherlands. The station was opened in 1886, closed in 1944 and reopened in 1981. It is located on the railway. The train services are operated by Nederlandse Spoorwegen.Show on map
Station Den DolderDen Dolder is a railway station located in Den Dolder, the Netherlands. The station is located on the Utrecht–Kampen railway and the Den Dolder–Baarn railway. It was opened in 1895. The current island platform was opened in 1914.Show on map
Station Soest ZuidSoest Zuid is a railway station located in Soest, the Netherlands. The station was opened on 27 June 1898 on the single track Stichtse lijn and is located on an embankment. In 1963 a new station building was built and the station was moved 200 m.Show on map
Station BilthovenBilthoven is a railway station located in Bilthoven, the Netherlands. The station is located on the Utrecht–Kampen railway between Utrecht and Amersfoort, and was opened on 20 August 1863. The current island platform was opened in 1907.Show on map
Station Veenendaal WestVeenendaal West is a railway station located in Veenendaal, The Netherlands. The station was opened in 1981, and is located on the railway. The train services are operated by Nederlandse Spoorwegen.Show on map
Station Utrecht ZuilenUtrecht Zuilen is a railway station located in Utrecht, The Netherlands. The station opened on 10 June 2007 and is located on the Amsterdam–Arnhem railway. The services are currently operated by Nederlandse Spoorwegen.Show on map
Station VleutenVleuten is a railway station located in Vleuten, Utrecht, The Netherlands. The station was opened in 1881, and is located on the Utrecht–Rotterdam railway. The train services are operated by Nederlandse Spoorwegen.Show on map
Slot ZuylenZuylen Castle (Dutch: Slot Zuylen - Dutch pronunciation: [slɔt ˈzœylən]) is a Dutch castle at the village of Oud-Zuilen just north of the city of Utrecht. It is located along the river Vecht at the southern end of the Vechtstreek.Show on map
Station Amersfoort SchothorstAmersfoort Schothorst is a railway station on the Utrecht–Kampen railway between Amersfoort and Zwolle. It is located in north Amersfoort, Netherlands. The station is operated by Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS).Show on map
Nederlands SpoorwegmuseumThe Railway Museum (Dutch: Spoorwegmuseum) in Utrecht is the Dutch national railway museum. It was established in 1927 and since 1954 has been housed in the \"Maliebaan station\", a former railway station.Show on map
Station SoestSoest is a railway station located in Soest, Netherlands. The station was opened on 27 June 1898 on the single track Den Dolder–Baarn railway. It is the only station with two platforms on the line.Show on map
Station HoevelakenHoevelaken is a railway station, in Hoevelaken, The Netherlands. The station lies on the Oosterspoorweg and Valleilijn and opened on 9 December 2012. The train services are operated by Connexxion.Show on map
Dierenpark AmersfoortDierenPark Amersfoort is a 19-hectare (47-acre) zoo located on the West side of Amersfoort, in the province of Utrecht, on the edge of the bunch area Birkhoven, in the Netherlands.Show on map
Station SoestdijkSoestdijk is a railway station located in Soestdijk, the Netherlands. The station was opened on 27 June 1898 on the single track Den Dolder–Baarn railway.Show on map
VoordorpVoordorp is a district in the North East of the city of Utrecht, the Netherlands. It has a population of approximately 3,000 citizens.Show on map
Kasteel DuurstedeCastle Duurstede (Dutch: Kasteel Duurstede) is a medieval castle in Wijk bij Duurstede in the province of Utrecht in the Netherlands.Show on map
RuwielRuwiel is a former municipality in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It existed from 1818 to 1964, when it was merged with Breukelen.Show on map
GerbrandytorenThe Gerbrandy Tower (Dutch: Gerbrandytoren) is a tower in IJsselstein, the Netherlands. It was built in 1961.Show on map
Station AbcoudeAbcoude is a railway station located in Abcoude, Netherlands.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Utrecht
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EemThe Eem (formerly the Amer) is a river in the central Netherlands with a length of approximately 18 kilometres (11 mi). The river is fed by the Vallei Canal and a number of Veluwe creeks, the most important of which are the Heiligenberger Beek, the Barneveldse Beek and the Lunterse Beek, all of which come together in Amersfoort. The river then runs through the Eem Valley to the east of Soest, Baarn and Eemnes before emptying into the Eemmeer. The Eem is responsible for the largest portion of the drainage of the Gelder Valley. The polders of the Eem are valuable scenic landscapes.Show on map
Leidsche RijnLeidsche Rijn is a neighbourhood in the west of Utrecht in the central Netherlands. It consists of two parts, Leidsche Rijn and Vleuten-De Meern. The neighbourhood is expected to be completed in 2025 and will have approximately 80,000 inhabitants. By 2007 the neighbourhoods of Veldhuizen, Parkwijk, Langerak and large parts of Terwijde were inhabited.Show on map
Leidse RijnThe Leidse Rijn (Dutch for \"Leiden's Rhine\") is a canal in the province of Utrecht, Netherlands. It was dug since the Middle Ages when the meandering old Rhine course silted up. The Leidse Rijn has a length of 13 km. Towns along the Leidse Rijn are De Meern and Harmelen. While still in Utrecht city the Leidse Rijn crosses the Merwede Canal and the Amsterdam-Rhine Canal. It is the continuation of the Kromme Rijn (Crooked Rhine) through the moat system of Utrecht. The canal ends in Harmelen. There it connects to the Oude Rijn, which eventually flows into the North Sea at Katwijk aan Zee.Show on map
AngstelThe Angstel is a small river between Abcoude and Loenersloot in the Netherlands, about halfway between Amsterdam and Utrecht. The Angstel is about 6 km (3.75 mi) long and connects the Gein and Holendrecht rivers with the Aa and Winkel rivers. East of the Angstel is the Amsterdam–Rhine Canal. Originally the Angstel was a tributary to the Utrechtse Vecht. The river marks the border of the municipality De Ronde Venen. Along the river are several Buitenplaats and the castle of Loenersloot.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Utrecht
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GooiHet Gooi (pronounced [ɦɛt ˈxoːi] or [ət ˈxoːi]) is the area around Hilversum, in the centre of the Netherlands. It is a slightly hilly area characterised by its green landscape, its historical charm, the wealth of its inhabitants, and its villas. Het Gooi is known in the Netherlands as the home of the rich and famous.Show on map