🇳🇱 Noordwijk is a town and municipality in the west of the Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. The municipality of Noordwijk consists of the communities Noordwijk aan Zee and Noordwijk-Binnen, separated by a narrow green belt, as well as Noordwijkerhout and De Zilk. Besides its beaches, Noordwijk is also known for its bulb flower fields. It is located in an area called the "Dune and Bulb Region" (Duin- en Bollenstreek).
Noordwijk is also the location of the headquarters for the European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC), part of the European Space Agency (ESA). ESA's visitors' centre Space Expo is a permanent space exhibition.
Noordwijk aan Zee has a population of over 42,859 people. Noordwijk aan Zee is situated 11 km north-west of Leiden.