Living in Eijsden-Margraten

Eijsden-Margraten is a spacious municipality which is home to about 25,000 residents. It is made up of 15 villages surrounded by many hamlets in the southernmost tip of the Netherlands. In this Cittaslow municipality you can enjoy the landscape, the local products, a healthy environment, the rich cultural and historical heritage as well as the local traditions in a relaxed and welcoming way, making Eijsden-Margraten also a popular tourist destination. The municipality also houses “The Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial”, the only US military cemetery in the Netherlands. The cemetery site has a rich historical background.

Working in Eijsden-Margraten

Eijsden-Margraten mainly houses small, local companies. Many residents travel for work to surrounding cities such as Maastricht, Sittard or Heerlen or to cross-border cities in Belgium and Germany.

Education in Eijsden-Margraten

There are several Dutch-speaking primary schools in the municipality. For secondary schools, universities and international schools, please refer to the surrounding larger cities.

Council offices

Amerikaplein 1
6269 DA Margraten
+31 (0)43 458 8488