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Netherlands Google Holland: Homepage, Search, Webhp: English, Dutch: Nederland: nl

Updated on August 3, 2016

Google Netherlands (Google Nederland, Google Holland, www.google.nl) is the Google search engine for Holland, based on the classic homepage. Here you can do keyword phrase, image, video, maps, news and book searches, localized for the Netherlands.

Google Netherlands is available in Dutch. It is also possible to see the classic search page in languages that are not Dutch (Nederlands), by adding an alternative ISO639-2 language code at the end of the Google webhp URL stub: 'http://www.google.nl/webwp?hl='.

Apart from Dutch (~15m), there are significant populations within Holland that speak Frisian (~500k), Indonesian (300k), Turkish (~200k), Papiamentu (80k), Chinese (70k), Malay (45k), Arabic (30k), Vietnamese (16k), and Tamil (~7k). Dutch speakers also have significant capabilities in other languages such as English, German and French. Example screenshots of Netherlands Google in relevant alternative languages are given throughout this article.

Netherlands Google has 'Nederland' under the 'le' of Google. If you search in English you will see 'Google.com in English', as below. Otherwise, you will see 'Google.com in [your language]'.

Google NL in Dutch

Google NL in Dutch
Google NL in Dutch | Source

Accessing Google Netherlands

You can get to Google Nederland as follows:

  1. Type 'http://www.google.nl/'.

  2. Do a search for 'Google Netherlands', or 'Google Holland', to access it in Dutch.

  3. For the English version enter 'http://www.google.nl/webhp?hl=en' in the web browser URL entry box.

  4. Adding the ISO3166 country code 'nl' to the “gl” parameter will give Dutch search results: 'http://google.com/search?q=google&gl=nl'.

  5. 'http://www.google.nl/intl/nl/', redirects to Google Netherlands in Dutch 'http://www.google.nl/intl/en/', redirects to Google Argentina in English.

Access Classic Google Homepage and how to get Google search without country redirection.

Google NL in Frisian

Google NL in Frisian
Google NL in Frisian | Source

Google 'Netherlands'

When you Google 'Netherlands', 'The Netherlands', 'Holland', or 'Nederland', the sort of articles you receive as search results are established information sites, such as Wikipedia, World Factbook and Netherlands government tourism sites, but they will be different for each different search name you enter.

The Netherlands (population ~16m) is a Kingdom, the government of which is a constitutional monarchy. It is located in north-east Europe, across The Channel, to the east of the United Kingdom. It has a North Sea coast and is bordered by Belgium and Germany. It is a member of the European Union, with the Euro as it's currency.

Holland is a low-lying country with over 25% being below sea level. A large amount of the 15.75 thousand square miles of land, that makes up Holland, has been reclaimed from the sea, by the Dutch, such as the Ijsselmeer. The Netherlands has a cool temperate climate, with mild winters and cool summers.

Agriculture and horticulture are major industries, being highly mechanised. Much produce is cultivated under glass, such as salad vegetables, fruit and vegetables. Other industries, mainly manufacturing, include chemical, machinery, petroleum, refining, metallurgy and electrical engineering. It is a major exporter of petroleum products.

The main port of Holland, Rotterdam, is the world's largest port. The capital is Amsterdam, with the seat of government at The Hague. Other major cities include Utrecht and Eindhoven. The predominant religions are Roman Catholic, Dutch reformed church, and Calvinism.

Map of the Netherlands

Netherlands Flag

Flag of the Netherlands
Flag of the Netherlands

Netherlands National Anthem

Google Netherlands Homepage

Apart from the standard search box there are additional search functions presented at the top left, on the Google Netherlands homepage:

  1. Afbeeldingen (Images search) – enter a search term to find images. Related search terms are offered should you need them.

  2. Video's – enter a search term to find related video's. Video's are from YouTube.

  3. Maps – enter a search term to find a map.

  4. Nieuws (News) – enter a subject for a news item in which you are interested. The resultant news will have a Netherlands bias.

  5. Boeken (Bookshop) – enter a search phrase to find the book you require.

Your search “query” is transferred from previous Google search boxes, to the one in which you are now interested.

Your Gmail account can be accessed from here, or you can register for a free Gmail account.

The top left-hand side of Google Nederlands homepage also has a [meer] (more) link. Here you will find Vertalen (Translate), Scholar, Blogs, Realtime, YouTube, Agenda (Calendar), Foto's (Picasaweb), Documenten (Docs), Reader, Sites, Discussiegroepen (Groups).

Google NL in German

Google NL in German
Google NL in German | Source

Additional Facilities on the Homepage.

Nederland Google also has links to:

  • Zoekinstellingen (Search settings, i.e. preferences)

  • iGoogle

You can access "Google Taalhulpmiddelen" (Language tools), and "Geavanceerd zoeken" (Advanced search), to the right of the Google Netherlands search entry box.

Below the Google Holland search box there is the 'Ik doe een gok' (I'm Feeling Lucky) button, and information about Google advertising programs (Advertentieprogramma's), business solutions (Bedrijjfsoplossingen) and 'About Google' (Alles over Google).

Google NL in Indonesian

Google NL in Indonesian
Google NL in Indonesian | Source

Seeing Google Netherlands In an Alternative Language.

Changing the language code from 'nl', for example:

http://www.google.nl/webhp?hl=nl

to another ISO639-2 language code, will give you Google NL in that alternative language.

For instance, for English ('en'), the URL becomes:

http://www.google.nl/webhp?hl=en

allowing you to view Netherlands Google in English.


A table of Google supported languages is given below, after 'comments'.

Google NL in English

Google NL in English
Google NL in English | Source

See Netherlands Sites or Dutch Language Sites

Once upon a time you could limit your search results to a local country, or to the local language. Google no longer facilitates this useful function. This means it is now more difficult for businesses to undertake competition analysis, locally.

There is an alternative: Firefox Google search, for the Netherlands. This facilitates these functions, and businesses can undertake local business analysis by limiting results to local Netherlands results.

Using the Firefox URL:

http://www.google.nl/firefox?client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla:nl-NL:official

gives Netherlands results in Dutch. This URL works with any browser (a screenshot of the webpage is shown below).

When on the Firefox page ensure the Doorzoek (Search) 'pagina's in het Nederlands' or 'pagina's uit Nederland' button is set, instead of Doorzoek 'het internet' button.

Using this URL will give you either pages written in Dutch, or Netherlands pages, according to which button you set.

Google NL (Firefox version) in Dutch

Google NL (Firefox version) in Dutch
Google NL (Firefox version) in Dutch | Source

Google NL in Turkish

Google NL in Turkish
Google NL in Turkish | Source

ISO639-2 language code tables for Google Netherlands URL

 
URL voor Nederland
ISO639-2
 
Language
http://www.google.nl/webhp?hl=
Taalcode
Taal
Afrikaans
http://www.google.nl/webhp?hl=af
af
Afrikaans
Akan
Replace 'af' with the ISO639-2 code
ak
Akan
Albanian
 
sq
Albanees
Amharic
 
am
Amhaars
Arabic
 
ar
Arabisch
Armenian
 
hy
Armeens
Azerbaijani
 
az
Azerbeidzjaanse
Basque
 
eu
Baskische
Belarusian
 
be
Wit-Russische
Bengali
 
bn
Bengalees
Bihari
 
bh
Bihari
Breton
 
br
Breton
Bulgarian
 
bg
Bulgaarse
Catalan
 
ca
Catalaanse
Czech
 
cs
Tsjechische
Corsican
 
co
Corsicaans
Danish
 
da
Deense
German
 
de
Duitse
Dutch
 
nl
Nederlandse
Greek
 
el
Griekse
English
 
en
Engels
Esperanto
 
eo
Esperanto
Estonian
 
et
Estlands
Faroese
 
fo
Faeroer
Persian
 
fa
Perzisch
Finnish
 
fi
Finse
French
 
fr
Franse
W. Frisian
 
fy
Fries
Georgian
 
ka
Georgisch
Scots Gaelic
 
gd
Schots Gaelic
Irish
 
ga
Ierse
Galician
 
gl
Galicische
Guarani
 
gn
Guarani
Gujarati
 
gu
Gujarati
Haitian
 
ht
Haitiaanse
Hausa
 
ha
Hausa
Hebrew
 
he
Hebreeuws
Hindi
 
hi
Hindi
Croatian
 
hr
Kroatisch
Hungarian
 
hu
Hongaarse
Igbo
 
ig
Igbo
Icelandic
 
is
IJslandse
Interlingua
 
ia
Interlingua
Indonesian
 
id
Indonesische
Italian
 
it
Italiaanse
Japanese
 
ja
Japans
Kannada
 
kn
Kannada
Kazakh
 
kk
Kazachse
Khmer
 
km
Khmer
Kinyarwanda
 
rw
Kinyarwanda
Kyrgyz
 
ky
Kirgizie
Kongo
 
kg
Kongo
Korean
 
ko
Koreaanse
Kurdish
 
ku
Koerdisch
Lao
 
lo
Laotiaans
Latin
 
la
Latijns
Latvian
 
lv
Lets
Lingala
 
ln
Lingala
ISO639-2 language codes,languages and URL's for Google Netherlands in alternative languages

(continued)

 
URL voor Nederland
ISO639-2
 
Language
http://www.google.nl/webhp?hl=
Taalcode
Taal
Lithuanian
http://www.google.nl/webhp?hl=lt
lt
Litouwse
Ganda
Replace 'lt' with the ISO639-2 code
lg
Ganda
Macedonian
 
mk
Macedonisch
Malayalam
 
ml
Malayalam
Maori
 
mi
Maori
Marathi
 
mr
Marathi
Malay
 
ms
Maleis
Malagasy
 
mg
Malagasi
Maltese
 
mt
Maltese
Mongolian
 
mn
Mongools
Nepali
 
ne
Nepali
Nynorsk
 
nn
Nynorsk
Bokmal
 
no
Bokmal
Chichewa
 
ny
Chichewa
Occitan
 
oc
Occitaans
Oriya
 
or
Oriya
Oromo
 
om
Oromo
Panjabi
 
pa
Panjabi
Polish
 
pl
Poolse
Portuguese
 
pt
Portugese
Pushto
 
ps
Pushto
Quechua
 
qu
Quechua
Romance
 
rm
Romance
Rundi
 
rn
Rundi
Russian
 
ru
Russische
Sanskrit
 
sa
Sanskriet
Sinhala
 
si
Sinhala
Slovak
 
sk
Slowaakse
Slovenian
 
sl
Sloveense
Shona
 
sn
Shona
Sindhi
 
sd
Sindhi
Somali
 
so
Somalisch
Sotho
 
st
Sotho
Spanish
 
es
Spaanse
Serbian
 
sr
Servisch
Sundanese
 
su
Soendanese
Swahili
 
sw
Swahili
Swedish
 
sv
Zweedse
Tamil
 
ta
Tamil
Tatar
 
tt
Tartaar
Telugu
 
te
Telugu
Tajik
 
tg
Tadzjiekse
Tagalog
 
tl
Tagalog
Thai
 
th
Thaise
Tigrinya
 
ti
Tigrinya
Tonga
 
to
Tonga
Tswana
 
tn
Tswana
Turkmen
 
tk
Turkmeense
Turkish
 
tr
Turkse
Twi
 
tw
Twi
Uighur
 
ug
Oeigoerse
Ukrainian
 
uk
Oekraiens
Urdu
 
ur
Urdu
Uzbek
 
uz
Oezbeekse
Vietnamese
 
vi
Vietnamese
Wolof
 
wo
Wolof
Xhosa
 
xh
Xhosa
Yiddish
 
yi
Jiddisch
Yoruba
 
yo
Yoruba
Zulu
 
zu
Zoeloe
ISO639-2 language codes,languages and URL's for Google Netherlands in alternative languages (continued)

Google NL in Malay

Google NL in Malay
Google NL in Malay | Source

Google NL in Arabic

Google NL in Arabic
Google NL in Arabic | Source

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