List of newspapers in the Netherlands

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The newspapers in the Netherlands are issued every day, with the exception of Sunday and some general holidays, unless noted otherwise. In 2009 the number of the newspapers was 35 in the country.[1]

Below is a list of newspapers in the Netherlands.

National newspapers[edit]

The number of national daily newspapers in the Netherlands was 108 in 1950, whereas it was 38 in 1965.[2]

Newspaper Headquarters Circulation    Owner Website
De Telegraaf Amsterdam 609,930    Telegraaf Media Groep
Algemeen Dagblad Rotterdam 433,013    De Persgroep Nederland
Metro* Amsterdam 505,105    Metro Holland
Sp!ts* Amsterdam 415,573    Telegraaf Media Groep
De Volkskrant Amsterdam 264,890    De Persgroep Nederland
NRC Handelsblad Amsterdam 198,513    NRC Media
Trouw Amsterdam 105,440    De Persgroep Nederland
Het Parool Amsterdam 87,519    De Persgroep Nederland Amsterdam 82,843    NRC Media
Het Financieele Dagblad Amsterdam 65,284    FD Mediagroep
Reformatorisch Dagblad Apeldoorn 55,114    Erdee Media Groep
Nederlands Dagblad Barneveld 30,345    Nederlands Dagblad
  • * Free newspapers indicated with asterisk
  • Circulation figures for the first quarter of 2011 or full year 2009.

Regional newspapers[edit]

Newspaper Headquarters Circulation    Area of distribution Owner Website
De Gelderlander Nijmegen 152,229    Gelderland, northeastern North Brabant, northern Limburg Wegener
Dagblad van het Noorden Groningen 141,623    Groningen, Drenthe Noordelijke Dagblad Combinatie
Dagblad De Limburger Maastricht 131,516    Limburg Telegraaf Media Groep
Noordhollands Dagblad Alkmaar 140,246    North Holland north of the IJ Telegraaf Media Groep
De Stentor Apeldoorn 133,655    Salland, Flevoland, northern Gelderland Wegener
Brabants Dagblad 's-Hertogenbosch 131,625    central and northeastern North Brabant Wegener
Twentsche Courant Tubantia Enschede 115,155    Twente Wegener
BN DeStem Breda 114,479    western North Brabant Wegener
Eindhovens Dagblad Eindhoven 110,698    southeastern North Brabant Wegener
Leeuwarder Courant Leeuwarden 93,472    Friesland Noordelijke Dagblad Combinatie
Provinciale Zeeuwse Courant Vlissingen 54,890    Zeeland Wegener
Limburgs Dagblad Heerlen 45,439    Limburg Telegraaf Media Groep
Haarlems Dagblad and
IJmuider Courant
Haarlem 41,003    Kennemerland Telegraaf Media Groep,
Leidsch Dagblad Leiden 32,968    northern South Holland, southern North Holland Telegraaf Media Groep
De Gooi- en Eemlander Hilversum 27,852    Het Gooi, Eemland Telegraaf Media Groep
Friesch Dagblad Leeuwarden 15,814    Friesland Friesch Dagblad
Barneveldse Krant Barneveld 11,334    Barneveld Barneveldse Drukkerij en Uitgeverij
IJmuider Courant IJmuiden 7,000    IJmuiden/Velsen Telegraaf Media Groep
  • Circulation figures for the second quarter of 2006.

Local newspapers[edit]


  1. ^ "Nikkei Media Data". Nikkei Media Group. Retrieved 15 December 2014. 
  2. ^ Pippa Norris (Fall 2000). "Chapter 4 The Decline of Newspapers?". A Virtuous Circle: Political Communications in Post-Industrial Societies. New York: Cambridge University Press. Retrieved 6 October 2013.