About Brabant

The Province of Noord-Brabant is an enterprising, innovative and successful Dutch region in Europe and a wonderful place to live. High tech and high touch are inseparable. The close collaboration between the Brabant partners, in national and international networks, stimulates the further development of innovation and entrepreneurship. Noord-Brabant is centrally positioned between the port cities of Rotterdam and Antwerp and the German Ruhr area. It has an international reputation as a European top region for innovation and knowledge with an inspiring business climate. Brabant has the ambition to maintain and enhance this leading position.

Facts & Figures

The Province of Noord-Brabant represents the administrative layer between the national government and the local municipalities. The provincial administration takes initiatives on an economic, social and cultural level and coordinates actions. The provincial administration of Brabant is primarily concerned with spatial development, accessibility and mobility for the region, regional economic policy, culture and regional identity.

Brabant's vital statistics
Surface area 5.081 km²
Population on 1 January 2018 2.544.995
Municipalities 62
Capital city 's-Hertogenbosch
Largest city Eindhoven