Internet offers a broad range of information about the Netherlands:

English The English-language option on the Dutch home page, where all the web sites in the Netherlands are listed, gives you an immediate overview as to which Dutch web sites are in English.

Outpost Partners and relatives of Shell employees posted abroad have long had access to the Outpost Expatriate Information Center in The Hague. The network offers practical support and information on working in many different countries.

Tourism The Netherlands Tourist Board's site. Information on 25.000 things to do and places to stay. An ideal starting point for planning a trip to the Netherlands.

Airport Information on Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. Arrivals, departures, how to get to Schiphol and how to find your way around it.

Train Information on the Dutch Railways. Timetables for both national and international train travel. Includes an online Journey Planner.

Flowers Everything you always wanted to know about flowers. Includes links, news and coming events. (English), or: (Dutch)

Museums Many Dutch families spend their Sundays in a museum. This site is ideal for those who prefer to plan ahead. Includes practical information and virtual tours.


Access The Access foundation helps English-speaking foreigners seeking to integrate into Dutch society. The site offers information on language and integration lessons for new arrivals and a list of publications and links.


Statistics The Dutch Central Bureau for statistics produces statistics on population size, economic growth, work and unemployment:

All sorts of trivial information and statistics about the Netherlands can be found in the CIA World Fact Book:


Students The Netherlands organization for international cooperation in higher education, Nuffic, has a special section for foreign students. It contains a great deal of worthwhile information about the Netherlands.

General interest You'll find interesting links to Dutch cities, provinces and agencies on the Yahoo site: