Voorschoten

Local nameVoorschoten
LocationSouth Holland, Netherlands

Voorschoten is a village and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. It is a smaller town in the Randstad, enclosed by the cities of Leiden, Wassenaar and The Hague. The municipality covers an area of 11.56 km2 of which 0.40 km2 is covered by water. Recently, plans to merge into one municipality with Wassenaar have been introduced.The town is relatively affluent, and the majority of Voorschoten's population are commuters, generally to either the Hague or Leiden. Despite the fact that it is situated in one of the most densely populated areas in the Netherlands, and, indeed, the world, the town retains a strong, independent identity and village-like atmosphere. Several buildings of historical importance are situated in Voorschoten. For example, the old Castle Duivenvoorde, and the Manor Vredenhof - rebuilt by Diederik Jansz. Graeff, and until the 18th century in the hands from the De Graeff family - are located in or near Voorschoten.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voorschoten

Official Website https://www.voorschoten.nl/

Coordinates 52°7'39.085" N 4°26'47.662" E

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