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List of twin towns and sister cities in the Netherlands

 

List of twin towns and sister cities in the Netherlands

Map of the Netherlands.

This list of twin towns and sister cities in the Netherlands[1] includes places in the Netherlands that have standing links to local communities in other countries. The places include towns, villages, cities, districts, counties with twin links.

Alkmaar

Almelo

Almere

Amersfoort

Amstelveen

Amsterdam

Arnhem

Assen

Bellingwedde

The municipality of Bellingwedde is twinned with:

Bergen op Zoom

  • Oudenaarde, Belgium and Szczecinek, Poland

Borne

Breda

Delft

Delft is twinned with:[9]

Deventer

Doetinchem

Dordrecht

Eindhoven

Enschede

Epe

Goirle

Gouda

Groningen

Haaren

The former municipality of Esch is, together with the French municipality of Cissé and the Luxembourgish municipality of Troisvierges, a founding member of the Charter of European Rural Communities. This network, which enlarges according to the enlargement of the European Union, was founded in 1989.

Haarlem

Harderwijk

Heerhugowaard

Heiloo

Hellevoetsluis

Helmond

Hengelo

's-Hertogenbosch

Heusden

Hoofddorp

Hoogeveen

Klundert

Leens (De Marne)

Leeuwarden

Leiden

Leidschendam-Voorburg

Maasdam

Meerssen

Meerssen is a founding member of the Douzelage, a town twinning association of 23 towns across the European Union. This active town twinning began in 1991 and there are regular events, such as a produce market from each of the other countries and festivals.[13][14]

Nieuwegein

Nijkerk

Nijmegen

Nijverdal

Ommen

Opsterland

Purmerend

Roermond

Rotterdam

Partner Cities:

Schiedam

Sneek

Soest

Stampersgat

Stadskanaal

The Hague

Tholen

Tilburg

Utrecht

Veendam

Veenendaal

Veldhoven

Venlo

Vlaardingen

Vlissingen

Waalwijk

Zoetermeer

Zutphen

Zwolle

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