Sports in the Leiden region

The Leiden region has a lot to offer when it comes to team and individual sports for internationals of all ages

As of 2015, more than a quarter of the population in the Netherlands was registered with one of the 24,669 sports clubs in the country.  

Whenever the national team engages in international competitions - orange mania reigns. People dress in Orange (in reference to the name of the royal family) raise the national flag and decorate houses and streets as a patriotic feeling of athletic superiority floods the nation.  

More information on sports can be found via NOC*NSF. 


Sport in the Leiden region

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