The Netherlands is bordered in the south by Belgium, in the east by Germany, and in the north and west by the North Sea. The capital of the Netherlands is Amsterdam, yet the seat of government is in The Hague.

You’ll sometimes find webpages that refer to the BENELUX countries. Benelux is comprised of: BElgium, the NEtherlands and LUXembourg.


Links for Dutch Research:

Nederlands Instituut Voor Oorlogsdocumentatie – Netherlands Institute for War Documentation

Instituut voor Nederlandse Geschiedenis – Institute of Netherlands History

Het Nationaal Archief – Dutch National Archive

Digital Resources Netherlands – Online Dutch Resources

Emigrants and Their Dutch Roots – Genealogy Links

Holland Page – Dutch emigrant name list

Netherlands Genealogy –

Joint Archives of Holland – Hope College

The Koninklijke Bibliotheek – National Library of the Netherlands

Centraal Bureau voor Genealogie – Centre Bureau for Genealogy

On the Trail of Our Ancestors – Dutch Research Corner

Historic Centre of Overijssel – State Archives in the Province of Overijssel

Koninklijk Nederlandsch Genootschap voor Geslacht- en Wapenkunde – The Royal Netherlands Society for Genealogy and Heraldry – in Dutch only, if you need to translate, I suggest Babelfish

Nederlandse Genealogische Vereniging – Dutch Genealogical Society

Dutch Genealogy and Family History –

Dutch Genealogy – Yvette’s Dutch research page

Cyndi’s List – Netherlands

Netherlands Genealogy Queries –

Nederlandse Kring voor Joodse Genealogie – Netherlands Society for Jewish Genealogy

GenForum – Netherlands

Netherlands GenWeb Project – Part of the WorldGenWeb Project

Genlias – National Dutch civil register online database

Researching your Dutch ancestors – article on

Dutch genealogical research – State of Michigan website

GenealogyPro – Professional researchers for the Netherlands

Trace your Dutch roots – Your Dutch genealogy guide

Genealogy: Netherlands – Library of Congress

Dutch Royal Genealogy – Joan’s Royalty in History