The province of North Brabant (Noord Brabant) is situated in the south part of the Netherlands. It borders the provinces of South Holland and Gelderland, and the Maas river (north), Limburg (east), Zeeland (west), and Belgium (south). North Brabant, commonly called Brabant, has a rural charm, and natural beauty, with many national parks, marshes and forested areas. The capital city, 's-Hertogenbosch, known as Den Bosch, has medieval buildings to show, along with modern attractions and trendy bars. You can see the city by foot through picturesque pedestrian routes or bicycle and take a boat on the canals. In this province there are many museums to visit, such as Het Noordbrabants, showing works of Vincent Van Gogh, born in North Brabant.
Population: over 2.41 million
Other major cities: Eindhoven, Breda, Tilburg, Bergen op Zoom, Helmond
Main attractions: St. John's Cathedral; St. Catherine's Church; museums: Noordbrabants, Van Abbemuseum, Overloon War, Noordbrabant, Bottle Distillerys, Stedelijk, Philips, Jheronimus Bosch Art Centre; Efteling amusement park, Biesbosch National Park, Valkenberg Park, Beekse Bergen Safari Park, National Park de Loonse en Drunense Duinen
Nearest airports: Eindhoven Airport (EIN - Vliegbasis Eindhoven)
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