About Nijmegen

Nijmegen is a city of about 2000 yours old which lies in the Dutch province Gelderland. The city has over 170.000 inhabitants and is part of the Arnhem-Nijmegen city region, along with 18 other municipalities.

In the city center you will find what may be the oldest shopping street in The Netherands: the Lange Hezelstraat. In this Characteristic street, with only historic buildings, you will find different bars, restaurants and many extraordinary and beautiful shops. From this street you can walk to the famous Kronenburgerpark or the Grote Markt (Market square), Nijmegen’s central square. The plesant and modern city center is easily accessible from this location.

To put it briefly: Nijmegen is a versatile and lively city with a rich history. Thanks to the diversity in homes, shops, facilities, its inhabitants and the exuberant character of the city, Nijmegen is bound to offer what you are looking for!

The Area

Even though Nijmegen Lies in the South eastern part of Gelderland, many locations are easily accessible. The Northern city of Arnhem, for example, can be reached by car in a bout 15 minutes and the more Western city Den Bosch or Eindhoven can be reached in aprox 30 and 45 minutes.

Useful information

Emergency numbers
In case of emergency, you can dial the emergency number 112. You will be asked whether you need the police, fire department or an ambulance.