Utrecht is a province of the Netherlands. It is located in the centre of the country bordering the Eemmeer in the north-east the province of Gelderland in the east and south-east the province of South Holland in the west and south-west and the province of North Holland in the north-west and north. The province of Utrecht has a population of 1353596 as of November 2019. It has a land area of approximately 1485 square kilometres (573 sq mi). Apart from its eponymous capital major cities in the province are Amersfoort Houten Nieuwegein Veenendaal IJsselstein and Zeist. The busiest railway station in the Netherlands Utrecht Centraal is located in the province of Utrecht..