Gemeente Apeldoorn

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Apeldoorn: a city with 100,000 jobs centrally located in the Netherlands

Apeldoorn, the 11th city of the Netherlands with 160,000 inhabitants. A city full of knowledge and craftsmanship, easily accessible and Situated in the center of the Netherlands ; Apeldoorn offers ideal conditions for entrepreneurs. Apeldoorn has been the home base for many years for 100,000 employees in leading industries such as: manufacturing and engineering, information technology, transport & logistics, health care and tourism. Space, location and accessibility is what Apeldoorn has to offer. This in combination with knowledge, craftsmanship and innovation makes Apeldoorn an ideal  City for entrepreneurship. Apeldoorn has state-of-the-art businessparks that meet today's requirements and are suitable for all business sectors. There’s an intensive collaboration between companies, educational institutions and the government on themes such as human capital, innovation and sustainability. At regional level we work together in the Cleantech Region that Apeldoorn is part of. As a result, Apeldoorn has a broad economic base of high-quality companies in various sectors, varying from large to small. The municipality of Apeldoorn facilitates its entrepreneurs, supports them in their development and brings companies and industries together. We are therefore proud that Apeldoorn has been voted ‘friendliest city in the Netherlands 2016’ for Small & Medium Size Businesses.

Apeldoorn is a nice city to live and to work in

Apeldoorn is located in the middle of the largest continuous nature reserve in Europe: the Veluwe. Many forests, large sand plains, excellent tourist facilities, tourist attractions such as the Apenheul Primate Park, Theme Park Julianatoren and Hoge Veluwe National Park are part of this. Lovers of culture can visit various museums, including Paleis 't Loo , the former 17th century royal palace, now a national museum. And not to mention Theater Orpheus, one of the largest theater and conference centers in East Netherlands. Shopping and relaxation can be found in an attractive and lively city center that is characterized by a divers and outstanding range of shops, complemented by cozy leisure squares and beautiful city parks. Apeldoorn is a green city where you can enjoy about 500 events throughout the year. In addition, Apeldoorn regularly hosts large international sporting events such as the Giro d'Italia and the World Championships Beach Volleyball.

Entrepreneurship, sport, shopping, going out and culture; Apeldoorn has it all.

Where else than in Apeldoorn can you find an affordable house with a garden and enough employment opportunities closeby? Apeldoorn is a comfortable family city. With a diverse range of living and employment opportunities and good facilities for all ages in the field of (health)care, education, sports and culture. Add to that huge quantities of nature, an active club life, good accessibility and a central location and one has a wonderful city to live, work and spend your free time in.

In short, Apeldoorn is the perfect place for business, working, living and leisure time!