Capital city of the province of Utrecht
Utrecht city is the ‘capital’ city of Utrecht Region. With its 352.795 inhabitants it is the fourth largest city of the Netherlands. With the youngest population of any Dutch city, Utrecht provides a vibrant, creative, and inspiring environment. Utrecht is both the fastest growing and most healthiest city in the Netherlands. On top of that, Utrecht is considered one of the happiest cities in the world, according to the United Nations.
Utrecht can rightfully be called a central meeting point. The city is located at the intersection of the most important highways of the Netherlands. Schiphol International Airport is within easy reach, just 30 minutes away. The largest railway station of the Netherlands connects Utrecht with many national and international destinations.
Given that Utrecht has the highest percentage of population enrolled in higher education and an increasing number of internationals calling Utrecht home, Utrecht has a welcoming character. With many squares, restaurants of all kinds, cinemas and theatres, the city of Utrecht offers something for everyone.