The Gouwestreek (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɣʌwəˌstreːk], a Dutch word meaning the "Gouwe area") is the area around Gouda in the province of South Holland in the Netherlands. "Gouwe" refers to the (now canalised) river Gouwe, which runs through Gouda. The Gouwestreek is not an official or precisely defined region, but generally speaking it includes the following municipalities:
- Since 2014 part of Alphen aan den Rijn.
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