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Departments

Most of the following websites are available in English.
 
Department of Home Affairs
Ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken
Department of General Affairs
Ministerie van Algement Zaken. A post held by the Prime Minister.
Department of Foreign Affairs
Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken. Dutch/English. Contains list of Dutch embassies in foreign countries.
Department of Agriculture, Nature Management and Fisheries
Minsterie van Landbouw, Natuurbeheer en Visserij.
Department of Defense
Minsiterie van Defensie.
Department of Economic Affairs
Ministerie van Economische Zaken.
Department of Finance
Ministerie van Financiën. Dutch/English.
Department of Justice
Ministerie van Justitie. Dutch/English.
Department of Education, Culture, and Science
Ministerie van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschappen
Department of Social Affairs and Employment
Ministerie van Sociale Zaken en Werkgelegenheid.
Department of Transport and Public Works
Ministerie van Verkeer en Waterstaat.
Department of Public Health, Welfare and Sports
Ministerie van Volksgezondheid en Sport.
Department of Housing, Town and Country planning, and Environment
Ministerie van Volkshuisvesting, Ruimtelijke ordening en Milieubeheer.

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Head Of State

Queen Beatrix, Head of the Government
Royal House of The Netherlands
Royal House of The Netherlands
Queen's Day
Dutch Monarchy

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Government

The Senate -- Eerste Kamer der Staten-Generaal (1)
The Senate -- Eerste Kamer der Staten-Generaal (2)
House of Representatives -- Tweede Kamer der Staten-Generaal (1)
House of representatives -- Tweede Kamer der Staten-Generaal (2)
Also with a list of members of The House of Representatives.
Portal website Dutch government
The Government
- Members of the Parliament
- E-mail addresses of Dutch members of Parliament
Parliament and Government
Parliamentary reports of the Senate and House of Representatives
Tax Department
Belastingdienst. See also Belastingzaken.

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Government/Politics Information

Binnenhofse Zaken [Jaap de Bruijn]
Information that does not always make the newspaper.
Binnenlands Bestuur Online
Also see:
Smoelenboek ministers
Dutch government and politics
Info on the Netherlands, political parties, parliament, government, departments, provinces, regions, municipalities, institutions, law/order, Europe. Language: English and Dutch available.
Economy Information Service
National politics
Website of NRC Handelsblad.
Political links
Excellent collection of links by Jaap de Bruijn.
Postbus 51
"PO Box 51." Dutch government database with information, press releases, departments, addresses. Dutch/English.
 
Politiek.pagina.nl
Collection of links.

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Embassies in Canada

Consulate General in Montreal (QB) Consulate General Of The Netherlands in Vancouver (BC)
With addresses to the consulate in Vancouver (BC), Calgary (AB), Edmonton (AB), and Regina (SK).

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Law & Order

Common
Dutch Consitution Online
Dutch law and regulations on the Web
Dutch traffic rules
Dutch traffic signs
Emergency number: 112
Judicial Laboratory
Public Prosecutor
Openbaar Ministerie
Police
Dutch Police
Dutch Police Pages
Dutch Railroad Police
[Privately Maintained]
Police Net
Politie - Gelderland-Midden
Regionale meldkamer Apeldoorn
Traffic Central Driebergen
 
Politie.pagina.nl
Collection of links.
Police Regions
Police Eindhoven Woensel-Noord
Region Police Brabant-Midden/West / (2)
Region Police Brabant-Noord
Region Police Drenthe
Region Police Region Friesland
Region Police Gelderland-Zuid
Region Police Noord-Holland-Midden (District 2)
Region Police Noord-Holland-Noord
Region Police Rotterdam-Rijnmond
Region Police Zuid-Holland-Zuid
Sub-regional Police Loon op Zand
Sub-regional Police Over-Betuwe
Sub-regional Police Valkenswaard/Waalre
Sub-regional Police Zeeuwsch-Vlaanderen
Crimes
Missing kids / Vermiste kinderen
Initiative of Centrale Recherche Informatiedienst (CRI) and National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC).

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Provinces

Province of Drenthe
Province of Flevoland
Province of Fryslân
Province of Gelderland
Province of Groningen
Province of Limburg (1)
Province of Limburg (2)
Province of Noord-Brabant (1)
Province of Noord-Brabant (2)
Province of Noord-Holland
Province of Overijssel
Province of Utrecht
Province of Zeeland
Province of Zuid-Holland

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Municipalities

Community Arms
Vereniging van Nederlandse Gemeenten
GemNet
Webdam -- Stadspoort
Monitors the efforts of the "digial cities".

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Cities

Digital cities and regions
List of available digital cities and regions on the web.
Overview of Dutch communities
Amsterdam (Noord-Holland):
Rotterdam (Zuid-Holland): Rotterdam

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Webcams

Abcoude
Almere Five cams.
Amsterdam:
Eindhoven
Groningen
Hoorn
Lopik
Maassluis
Rotterdam:
Clickable map of European webcams

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Sight Seeing

Anne Frank House
Language: Dutch/English.
Artis
Amsterdam Zoo. Language: Dutch/English/French/German/Turkish.
Dolfinarium Harderwijk
Marine park with dolphins, orcas, walruses, and sea lions.
Dutch castles
Efteling
Amusement park based on fairytales. Beautiful web site.
Madurodam
Miniature city with features from all over the country. Visit the virtual tour to get the idea. Language: Dutch/English/French/German.
Satellite images [NLR]
Stedelijk Museum
Museum for contemporary and modern art in Amsterdam.
Teylers Museum
Museum for artworks and scientific curiosities from the 18th and 19th centuries.
Van Gogh Museum
Amsterdam museum, dedicaated to this painter.
Vromans Gallery
Dutch collection of contemporary art in Amsterdam.
Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art
Gallery in Rotterdam.

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Travelling

EC rider
Holland
Official website of the Netherlands Board of Tourism.
Holland Cycle Routes
Discover the Netherlands the Dutch way.
Holland tourism information
Hunebedden in Nederland
Language: English/Dutch.
National Bureau for Tourism
With Welcome to Holland
Nederlandse Spoorwegen
Dutch Railroad.
Openbaar Vervoer Reisinformatie
Route planning Netherlands
Route planning Europe
Other European countries available as well.
Travel Plaza
Trips, travelling, last minute, and tickets.
Uit in Nederland
Sorted per region.
VVV
Tourist Information Bureau.
VVV Noord-Holland
Tourist Office Noord-Holland.

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The Dutch On The Web

Dutchies Abroad [Erik Müller]
In Touch with the Dutch
Dutch emigrants on the Net
The Canadian/Dutch Web Guide
The Dutch Canadian & American Website
The Dutch Connection
The Dutch Webring
The Holland Ring

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Language

Alternate Dutch dictionary
Slang and all the other words you want to know about.
Course Dutch
Digischool
Dutch grammar.
Foreign languages for travellers
With sound examples.
Integral Dutch Course in English
Learning Dutch
Test Dutch-English translation.
Onze Taal Adviesdienst
Authorative society "Onze Taal". Get your advices here.

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Literature

Boeknet
Order Dutch books on-line. Language: Dutch.
BoekWeb
Collection of links to book-related sites for different languages.
BOL
Bruna
Dutch Literature
Royal Library
Koninklijke Bibliotheek. Offers the possibility to request books on-line.
Poetry International Rotterdam
Rotterdam Library
Bibliotheek Rotterdam.
University of Amsterdam
Offers the possibility to request books on-line.

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Statistics

Centraal Planbureau
Central Statistics Office
Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek.
Statistisc Page
Statistieken-pagina.

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History

Dutch Medals Page
Geschiedenis -- Hoofdlijnen vanaf 1848
History webring
Netherlands Institute for War Documentation
Rijksinstituut voor Oorlogsdocumentatie.
World War I:
    For the longest time, the Great War was a forgotten war in the Netherlands. Lately, interest in WWI has been increasing. Here are some interesting links that get you started.
  • Great War Webring -- list of sites
  • Heritage of the Great War
    Aftermath and consequences of World War I. Language: Dutch/English.
Dutch East Indies
Dutch East Indies 1941-1942
Huzaren van Boreel
Mariniersbrigade [J. v.d. Does]
Voor, tijdens, en na de politionele acties in Nederlands-Indië.

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Information

Bioscoopagenda
CIA fact book: The Netherlands
Let's see what the CIA has to say about the Netherlands...
Cijfers liegen niet
Figures don't lie. Satirical website.
Double Dutch
Four Days March of Nijmegen
Vierdaagse van Nijmegen. One of the most popular marches in the world. Here you can get all the information you need.
National anthem
Information on the national anthem of The Netherlands:
Nederlandse emigranten zoeken op internet
Mainly Australia, USA.
Pension Net
Everything on Dutch pension.
Scoot
Alternative for the Yellow Pages.
Storm-tide barrage
Nieuwe waterweg
The Dutch Heritage home page
The Netherlands
The Netherlands
University Libraries
Water country
Wooden Shoe Shop
Yellow Pages
Gouden Gids, the Dutch Yellow Pages.

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Financial

Currency converter
Currency converter -- Yahoo Finance
Stock market
Instant tellers -- ATM Search, worldwide addresses
Belgian website, offering search capability for instant tellers all over the world.
Instant tellers -- addresses
Eurocard site. Search for instant tellers all over the world.

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Communications

Antwoordnummers
Antwoordnummers [Vuurwerk]
Phone book [KPN]
Phone book [Gouden Gids BV]
Postal codes

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Organizations / Companies

Employment Service The Netherlands
Keurmerk Insituut
Koninklijke Nederlandse Schaats Bond
Koninklijke PTT Nederland
National Geological Agency
Rijksgeologische Dienst.
Rijksarchiefdienst
State Archive Service. Language: Dutch/English.
 
Wooden Shoes

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Weather

De Weernimf
By Telegraaf and KNMI.
Meteoconsult / http://www.metecon.nl / http://www.meteo.nl
Royal Dutch Meteorological Institute
Koninklijk Nederlands Meteorologisch Instituut.

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Other

The Dutch Medals Page [Erik Müller]

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Media

Most of the following sites are in Dutch only

NEWSPAPERS
Dutch newspapers on the Internet
de Volkskrant
De Limburger
Eindshovens Dagblad
Leeuwarder Courant
Nederlands Dagblad
Nieuws Vandaag
NRC Handelsblad
Parool
Rotterdams Dagblad
SP!TS Palm Top
Staatscourant
Telegraaf
Trouw
Veluws Dagblad
Washington Post: Netherlands: Latest news (English)
News
Algemeen Nederlands Persbureau
Dutch press agency.
Teletekst (graphics) / Teletekst (text only)


Search:  Stories  Photos  Full Coverage
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Television
AVRO
BNN
EO
KRO
NOS (Nederlandse Omroep Stichting)
NCRV
TROS / Tros.com Also see their Clinton parodies at Tros Somertijd
VARA
VPRO
RTL4
Cameo Media
Veronica
Fox
The Music Factory
Dutch music channel.
MTV Europe
Television Programs
Blik op de weg
Koot & Bie

Indicates a
Real-audio link

Get your free player
Radio
ARROW Classic Rock Radio
Classic FM 90.7 & 93.7
Concert Radio
Non-stop classical music.
Concert Zender
Dance Radio 91.6
Hot Radio
JFK.FM (Jazzy, Funky, Kool)
Kink FM
Love Radio
Radio 1 live
Radio 3FM
Radio 10 Gold
Radio 538
Rebecca Radio
Radio Netherlands / Wereldomroep
With news on demand through real audio links. Language: Dutch/English.
Radio Noordzee
Sky Radio
Top 40 / Top 40
Unfortunately, no Shockwave = no access.
Veronica FM
VPRO Radio
Magazines
Elsevier
E-Zines
Internet Krant
News4Free
Brief news items sent by e-mail in selectable categories.
Nieuws Nu
News on the Internet.
Onlijn
With articles, interviews and a poem.
Webwereld

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Search Engines

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Dutch Homepage
Excite
Ilse
Infoseek
Lycos
Ducth version of Lycos with the possibility to limit searches to the Benelux countries.
NL-menu
Search
Topplaza.com
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