The province of Utrecht offers outstanding options for living and working. It is well equipped with recreational conditions and facilities, and is characterized by wonderfully diverse landscapes and attractive cities such as Utrecht and Amersfoort. The province is home to outstanding cultural facilities and internationally renowned knowledge institutes.
Fastest growing regional economy
Utrecht is the beating heart of the Netherlands. The province owes its strong position to its central geographic location -- linking as it does the Netherlands' Randstad region with the German Ruhr Area. Next to that the high education level of its residents contributes to this strong position. These factors help explain why Utrecht has the fastest growing regional economy in the Netherlands.
Our province offers a unique combination of urban living and nature. Utrecht is a green province, rich in national parks and cultural historical sites such as the Nieuwe Hollandse Waterlinie and Dorestad, the oldest archaeological site in the Netherlands. The province also offers numerous recreational facilities: in rural areas, along watersides, in forests and in cities.