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List of cities in the Netherlands by province

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List of cities in the Netherlands by province

This is a list of large cities and towns in the Netherlands, sorted by province.

There are no words in the Netherlands which exactly correspond to the English concept of a 'town'. Either one lives in a 'gehucht' (hamlet, settlement, or any other entity smaller than a village), a 'dorp' (village), or a 'stad' (city). There is no longer an official 'city status' in Dutch law or custom what constitutes a city (see City rights in the Netherlands). Small places are sometimes also considered cities, especially if they historically had city rights or if they function as an urban center in a rural area; while larger population centers in densely populated areas are often neither considered a village nor a city and is usually referred to by its municipality. When discussing cities the distinction if sometimes made between the big four: Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht, middle-sized cities (smaller than Utrecht but lower limit not clearly defined) and other cities.


  • Drenthe 1
  • Flevoland 2
  • Friesland 3
  • Gelderland 4
  • Groningen 5
  • Limburg 6
  • North Brabant 7
  • North Holland 8
  • Overijssel 9
  • South Holland 10
  • Utrecht 11
  • Zeeland 12
  • See also 13
  • External links 14







North Brabant

North Holland


South Holland



See also

External links

  • Maps of the Netherlands on
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