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What is the Lowest point in the Netherlands?

Traveling below sea level

The Netherlands literally means 'low lands'. And we all know that large parts of the Netherlands needs dykes and delta works to stay dry - approximately 40% of the nation's land lies below sea level. Some parkings at the highways do have a sign indicating whether you are above or below sea level. But how many meters are we talking about? What's the lowest point in the Netherlands?

Zuiderplaspolder

The lowest point in the Netherlands is the Zuiderplaspolder at Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel. This point is 6,74 meters below N.A.P. (= the average waterlevel in the Netherlands).

In addition to the lowest point there is also the deepest point. Unfortunately you cannot visit this deepest point at 1085 meters as it's at the bottom of an old coal mine shaft in the most south corner of the country.

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Adress and visitor information

What is the Lowest point in the Netherlands?

Address: Parallelweg Zuid 215
Postal code and city: 2914 LE  Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel
Province: Zuid-Holland


Let op: The location on the map is an indication. It is not always tbe entrance, parking lot or best route

Sunrise:
08:30

Sunset:
16:29

Places nearby Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel

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