Hollandsche Rading

Hollandsche Rading is a town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of De Bilt, and lies about 5 km south of Hilversum. Hollandsche Rading has a railway station on the route between Utrecht and Hilversum.

Hollandsche Rading
Entrance sign for Hollandsche Rading
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Hollandsche Rading in the municipality of De Bilt.
Coordinates: 52°10′30″N 5°10′45″E
MunicipalityDe Bilt
 (1 January 2003)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialing code035

In 2001, the town of Hollandsche Rading had 785 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.24 km², and contained 307 residences.[1] Including both the village itself and the surrounding area, the neighbourhood "Hollandsche Rading" has about 1690 inhabitants.[2]

The name means "Border of Holland": the village is located on the border between the provinces Utrecht and North Holland.


  1. Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 . Statistics are for the continuous built-up area.
  2. Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Gemeente Op Maat 2004: De Bilt .

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