Venlo, Limburg Province, Netherlands

🇳🇱 Venlo is a city and municipality in the south-eastern Netherlands, within a couple of miles of the German border. It is situated in the province of Limburg.

Economy and infrastructure The headquarters of multinational Océ is located in Venlo, as is the headquarters of Cimpress. Also, the European headquarters of one of the world's largest direct selling companies Amway and the American office supply retailing company Office Depot are located in the city of Venlo. In 2017 also the international onlineshop vidaXL moved its headquarters and warehouse to Venlo.

Greenport Venlo is one of designated five Greenports in the Netherlands. It is the second largest concentration of horticulture in the Netherlands. Seen in conjunction with the neighbouring German region of Niederrhein (Lower Rhine), Greenport Venlo is even the largest in Europe. Together, the Greenport area Venlo and the agro business area "Lower Rhine" in Germany form a region where more than 30 million of people live. This region is a unique and vital international network of business, research, universities and politics. The cooperation revolves around stimulating innovation, creating an attractive working and living environment and integral regional development. The network offers broad chances and future possibilities to analyse, use and further develop the "green market", thus food, fresh and logistics markets. The aim is to provide an impulse for the economy of the region of North Limburg.

Image: Bert Kaufmann

Venlo has a population of over 101,578 people. Venlo also forms part of the wider Limburg Province which has a population of over 1,118,223 people.

Twin Towns – Sister Cities Venlo is twinned with: 🇮🇹 Gorizia, Italy; 🇦🇹 Klagenfurt, Austria; 🇩🇪 Krefeld, Germany.

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