Population of Cities in Netherlands (2018)

0
Over 1 Million
23
100,000 to 1 Million
261
10,000 to 100,000
  • Amsterdam
  • Rotterdam
  • The Hague
  • Utrecht
  • Eindhoven
  • Tilburg
  • Groningen
  • Almere Stad
  • Breda
  • Nijmegen
  • Enschede
  • Haarlem
  • Arnhem
  • Zaanstad
  • Amersfoort
  • Apeldoorn
  • 's-Hertogenbosch
  • Hoofddorp
  • Maastricht
  • Leiden
  • Dordrecht
  • Zoetermeer
  • Zwolle
  • Deventer
  • Delft
  • Alkmaar
  • Heerlen
  • Venlo
  • Leeuwarden
  • Amsterdam-Zuidoost
  • Hilversum
  • Hengelo
  • Amstelveen
  • Roosendaal
  • Purmerend
  • Oss
  • Schiedam
  • Spijkenisse
  • Helmond
  • Vlaardingen
  • Almelo
  • Gouda
  • Zaandam
  • Lelystad
  • Alphen aan den Rijn
  • Hoorn
  • Velsen-Zuid
  • Ede
  • Bergen op Zoom
  • Capelle aan den IJssel

From tulips to windmills and Van Gogh to Vermeer, the Netherlands is a relatively small country with a long and fascinating history and a cultural heritage that continues to be internationally recognised. Its capital city of Amsterdam is a hugely popular tourist destination and has a population of almost 850,000 residents in the city, 1.35 million in the urban area and 2.4 million in the metropolitan area. Amsterdam is known for many things, including its complex canal system and numerous bike pathways, its traditional tall and narrow houses that date back to the seventeenth century, and its many museums, which include the Van Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum and the Anne Frank House.

Rotterdam is the second-largest city in the Netherlands with a population of 638,751. The city is home to Europe's largest port, making it a major commercial center. It is also known for the Erasmus University, one of the top-ranking universities in Europe, which was named after the fifteenth-century humanist and theologian Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus. The Hague is the third-largest city in the Netherlands and is located close to Rotterdam. The Rotterdam-The Hague metropolitan area has around 2.7 million residents, making it one of the largest metropolitan areas in Europe.

Netherlands has 0 cities with more than a million people, 23 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 261 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Netherlands is Amsterdam, with a population of 741,636 people.

Amsterdam

Amsterdam's name derives from Amstelredamme.

741,636

Rotterdam

Rotterdam is known for the historical Erasmus University.

598,199

The Hague

The Hague is home to the United Nation's International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.

474,292

Utrecht

Utrecht is home to Utrecht University, the largest university in the Netherlands.

290,529

Eindhoven

Eindhoven is a municipality and a city in the south of the Netherlands.

209,620

Tilburg

Tilburg is known for its ten-day-long funfair, held every July.

199,613

Groningen

Groningen is a university city and is home to more than 50,000 students.

181,194

Almere Stad

Almere is the newest city in the Netherlands � its first houses were built in 1980.

176,432

Breda

As a fortified city, Breda was of strategic military and political significance for much of its history.

167,673

Nijmegen

Nijmegen is the oldest city in the Netherlands, and the first to be recognized as such in Roman times.

158,732

Name 2018 Population Location
Amsterdam741,636Map
Rotterdam598,199Map
The Hague474,292Map
Utrecht290,529Map
Eindhoven209,620Map
Tilburg199,613Map
Groningen181,194Map
Almere Stad176,432Map
Breda167,673Map
Nijmegen158,732Map
Enschede153,655Map
Haarlem147,590Map
Arnhem141,674Map
Zaanstad140,085Map
Amersfoort139,914Map
Apeldoorn136,670Map
's-Hertogenbosch134,520Map
Hoofddorp132,734Map
Maastricht122,378Map
Leiden119,713Map
Dordrecht119,260Map
Zoetermeer115,845Map
Zwolle111,805Map
Deventer97,331Map
Delft95,060Map
Alkmaar94,853Map
Heerlen93,084Map
Venlo92,403Map
Leeuwarden91,424Map
Amsterdam-Zuidoost84,811Map
Hilversum83,640Map
Hengelo80,809Map
Amstelveen79,639Map
Roosendaal77,725Map
Purmerend76,745Map
Oss76,430Map
Schiedam75,438Map
Spijkenisse74,988Map
Helmond74,740Map
Vlaardingen73,798Map
Almelo72,725Map
Gouda71,952Map
Zaandam71,708Map
Lelystad70,741Map
Alphen aan den Rijn70,251Map
Hoorn68,852Map
Velsen-Zuid67,758Map
Ede67,670Map
Bergen op Zoom66,256Map
Capelle aan den IJssel65,255Map
Assen62,237Map
Nieuwegein61,489Map
Veenendaal61,271Map
Zeist60,949Map
Den Helder59,569Map
Hardenberg57,909Map
Emmen57,010Map
Oosterhout53,107Map
Doetinchem49,906Map
Kerkrade49,777Map
Kampen48,980Map
Weert48,662Map
Woerden48,431Map
Sittard48,400Map
Heerhugowaard47,580Map
Rijswijk47,299Map
Middelburg46,485Map
Emmeloord46,409Map
Zwijndrecht45,696Map
Waalwijk45,610Map
Huizen45,292Map
Vlissingen45,273Map
Ridderkerk45,189Map
Soest45,021Map
Roermond44,975Map
Drachten44,537Map
Heerenveen43,094Map
Medemblik41,500Map
Tiel40,702Map
Harderwijk40,516Map
Maarssen39,675Map
Venray39,047Map
Hoogeveen38,754Map
Barendrecht38,672Map
Nijkerk38,335Map
Voorburg38,000Map
Beverwijk37,585Map
Goes36,931Map
Zutphen36,188Map
Heemskerk36,170Map
Wageningen35,433Map
Castricum35,256Map
Gorinchem34,736Map
Uden34,601Map
IJsselstein33,886Map
Epe33,385Map
Sneek32,811Map
Geleen32,790Map
Maassluis32,780Map
Wijchen32,693Map
Papendrecht31,621Map
Oldenzaal31,410Map
Bussum31,334Map
Valkenswaard31,071Map
Meppel30,697Map
Ypenburg30,000Map
Winterswijk29,623Map
Boxtel29,511Map
Brunssum29,254Map
Leusden29,215Map
Best29,074Map
Krimpen aan den IJssel29,017Map
Delfzijl28,649Map
Barneveld28,640Map
Veendam28,155Map
Groot IJsselmonde28,120Map
Dronten28,073Map
Terneuzen27,930Map
Geldrop27,900Map
Uithoorn26,846Map
Culemborg26,826Map
Dalfsen26,575Map
Zaltbommel26,383Map
Werkendam26,362Map
Zevenaar26,063Map
Oisterwijk25,980Map
Leiderdorp25,966Map
Geldermalsen25,734Map
Heemstede25,562Map
Beuningen25,557Map
Duiven25,469Map
Dongen25,464Map
Wassenaar25,353Map
Veghel25,352Map
Waddinxveen25,338Map
Ommoord25,150Map
Vught25,043Map
Hoensbroek25,000Map
Baarn24,584Map
Noordwijk-Binnen24,363Map
Diemen24,361Map
Haaksbergen24,137Map
Sliedrecht23,854Map
Steenbergen23,582Map
Oud-Beijerland23,569Map
Wierden23,244Map
Schijndel23,239Map
Nuenen23,223Map
Putten23,168Map
Loon op Zand23,000Map
Scheveningen23,000Map
Aalsmeer22,991Map
Goirle22,646Map
Voorschoten22,468Map
Losser22,431Map
Lisse22,321Map
Borssele22,285Map
Volendam22,000Map
Hellevoetsluis21,927Map
Elburg21,844Map
Hoogezand21,480Map
Brummen21,344Map
Oegstgeest21,149Map
Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht21,027Map
Geertruidenberg20,941Map
Leerdam20,758Map
Borne20,550Map
Heiloo20,510Map
Elst20,488Map
Tubbergen20,334Map
Tegelen20,190Map
Berkel en Rodenrijs20,189Map
Raalte20,015Map
Katwijk aan Zee20,010Map
Stadskanaal20,000Map
Cranendonck19,966Map
Vianen19,931Map
Tongelre19,680Map
Leek19,651Map
Lichtenvoorde19,590Map
Nunspeet19,496Map
Wisch19,496Map
Bodegraven19,395Map
's-Gravenzande19,190Map
Aalten19,141Map
Zeewolde19,022Map
Benthuizen18,959Map
Groesbeek18,741Map
Pijnacker18,695Map
Driebergen-Rijsenburg18,553Map
Winschoten18,506Map
Hillegom18,419Map
Alblasserdam18,348Map
Rhoon18,250Map
Eersel18,185Map
Bergeyk18,181Map
Rhenen18,061Map
Weesp17,802Map
Naaldwijk17,753Map
Velp17,669Map
Middelharnis17,554Map
Wijk bij Duurstede17,465Map
Enkhuizen17,365Map
Urk17,345Map
Steenwijk17,138Map
Naarden17,115Map
Sint-Oedenrode16,931Map
Zandvoort16,868Map
Korrewegwijk16,710Map
Gennep16,642Map
Bergschenhoek16,579Map
Merenwijk16,500Map
Eibergen16,493Map
Schiebroek16,305Map
Rijen16,230Map
Lindenholt16,121Map
Harlingen16,119Map
Hoge Vucht16,000Map
Harenkarspel15,941Map
Staphorst15,765Map
Sassenheim15,510Map
Mijdrecht15,230Map
Boskoop15,222Map
Dieren14,842Map
Bennekom14,810Map
Coevorden14,600Map
Breukelen14,498Map
Woudrichem14,208Map
Lopik14,013Map
Lombardijen13,785Map
Vreewijk13,745Map
Bloemhof13,715Map
Twello13,500Map
Dokkum13,145Map
Grave12,999Map
Franeker12,996Map
Joure12,902Map
Reeuwijk12,817Map
Heesch12,810Map
Wolvega12,730Map
Vaassen12,719Map
Korvel12,520Map
Lunteren12,510Map
Zuidwijk12,490Map
Rozenburg12,420Map
Boxmeer12,407Map
Appingedam12,364Map
Lochem12,360Map
Schoonhoven12,352Map
Vriezenveen12,310Map
Bemmel12,020Map
Klazienaveen11,919Map
Pendrecht11,885Map
Hattem11,876Map
Noordwijkerhout11,875Map
De Lier11,823Map
Made11,795Map
Eijsden11,795Map
Uitgeest11,794Map
Lunetten11,679Map
Goedereede11,597Map
Monster11,580Map
Laren11,508Map
Camminghaburen11,500Map
Doesburg11,480Map
Goor11,460Map
Woudenberg11,305Map
Stein11,290Map
Carnisse11,225Map
Opmeer11,183Map
Oosterbeek11,138Map
Prinsenbeek10,720Map
Someren10,690Map
Hoogland10,587Map
Oosterpark10,550Map
Bleiswijk10,549Map
Oirschot10,393Map
Borculo10,373Map
Doorn10,330Map
Spangen10,285Map
Ermelo10,255Map
Hatert10,210Map
Eerbeek10,103Map
Lemmer10,050Map
Leesten10,000Map
's-Gravenland10,000Map
Haelen9,935Map
Bloemendaal9,900Map
Halsteren9,850Map
Oudewater9,836Map
Bladel9,785Map
Liesveld9,767Map
Burgum9,720Map
Voorthuizen9,710Map
Nieuw-Lekkerland9,535Map
Asten9,535Map
Beilen9,495Map
Veldhuizen9,460Map
Renkum9,421Map
Mierlo9,405Map
Hoek van Holland9,400Map
Haren9,375Map
Strijen9,371Map
Statenkwartier9,300Map
Kudelstaart9,250Map
Oosterwolde9,245Map
Warnsveld9,200Map
Lent9,160Map
Bolsward9,160Map
Heeze9,110Map
Bargeres9,060Map
Zaandijk9,040Map
Huizum9,000Map
De Bilt8,945Map
Heerde8,850Map
Scherpenzeel8,820Map
Arcen8,793Map
Slikkerveer8,750Map
Kapelle8,670Map
Sint Willebrord8,655Map
Princenhage8,535Map
Vroomshoop8,480Map
Beek8,415Map
Sappemeer8,298Map
Axel8,149Map
Emmer-Compascuum8,130Map
Lindenheuvel8,040Map
De Kruiskamp8,025Map
Rijnsburg7,990Map
Heeswijk-Dinther7,985Map
Ouderkerk aan de Amstel7,955Map
Budel7,895Map
Hilvarenbeek7,855Map
Angelslo7,840Map
Oosteinde7,780Map
Bedum7,765Map
Neede7,730Map
Groenewoud7,710Map
Udenhout7,650Map
Bolnes7,650Map
Heer7,615Map
Oude Pekela7,580Map
Tholen7,475Map
De Greiden7,470Map
Broekhoven7,420Map
Rheden7,400Map
Edam7,380Map
Emmerhout7,375Map
Honselersdijk7,366Map
Stiens7,300Map
Feijenoord7,275Map
Teteringen7,230Map
Elsloo7,220Map
Nederweert7,205Map
Meerhoven7,175Map
Randenbroek7,131Map
Zuidhorn7,075Map
Reusel7,055Map
Gorredijk7,040Map
Roden7,030Map
Hengstdal7,010Map
Vaals6,970Map
Hasselt6,959Map
Vleuten6,945Map
Delden6,920Map
Abcoude6,920Map
Zundert6,835Map
Delfshaven6,835Map
Overschie6,710Map
Panningen6,710Map
Raamsdonksveer6,590Map
Kerkdriel6,580Map
Yerseke6,541Map
Scharn6,540Map
Amby6,535Map
Selwerd6,525Map
Berghem6,500Map
Den Burg6,485Map
Heino6,459Map
Eelde6,450Map
Waalre6,445Map
Heythuysen6,420Map
Orden6,385Map
Leersum6,385Map
Woudhuis6,375Map
De Doornakkers6,345Map
Bunnik6,315Map
De Drait6,310Map
Gilze6,300Map
Druten6,270Map
De Heeg6,255Map
Driemanspolder6,250Map
Kortenhoef6,250Map
Dauwendaele6,220Map
Zuid-Scharwoude6,165Map
Frankhuis6,145Map
Reuver6,140Map
De Reit6,105Map
Bilgaard6,105Map
Nistelrode6,090Map