Limburg is one of the Netherlands’ 12 provinces. Situated between Belgium and Germany, the Region is dominated by borders. Long, tall Limburg has 351 km of borders with other countries and is connected to the rest of the Netherlands by just 113 km. It’s not surprising that Limburgians have traditionally looked further than the borders and have worked, studied or shopped in...

Frans Timmermans

Ambassadors of Limburg are special people who subscribe to Limburg as a unique border region; who are personally committed to putting Limburg on the international map. One of these ambassadors is Mr Frans Timmermans, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands and present first vice-president of the European Commission.