Position of Noord-Brabant within The Netherlands

Position of Noord-Brabant within The Netherlands

The Province of Noord-Brabant


Noord-Brabant is a province of the Netherlands centrally positioned between the port cities of Rotterdam and Antwerp and the German Ruhr area.

Five larger cities in the heart of the province form the second urban network of the Netherlands called Brabantstad: Breda, Eindhoven, Helmond, 's-Hertogenbosch and Tilburg.

Main activities

Core tasks of the Province of Noord-Brabant are:

  • Spatial development and living
  • Accessibility and mobility
  • Regional economic policy
  • Ecology and enforcement
  • Culture and liveability

The Brabant Agenda

The Province of Noord-Brabant is facing a new challenge. As in other regions of Europe, the economic crisis is exerting enormous pressure on public resources.
At the same time, far-reaching social developments demand an innovative approach. The direct consequences of the financial, energy and climate crises requires the province to reflect on the future of Brabant.
The mission of The Brabant Agenda is to create an excellent environment for economic and social development towards a high quality of life and, through this, to achieve a innovative and globally competitive region.

King's commissioner Wim van de Donk

The King’s Commissioner, Wim van de Donk
The King’s Commissioner endorses all decrees issued by the province.

This is our Brabant

This is our BrabantPlease watch these corporate video's about the province of Noord-Brabant.

Please watch the video Brabant: Europe's heart of smart solutions

Film: Brabant, Europe’s heart of smart solutions

Brabant Smart Solutions

Europe's heart of smart solutions