Noord is a town in Aruba (a part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands). It is part of the Noord/Tanki Leendert administrative unit of Aruba, which has a population of 16,944 as of 2000. By now, it is the town with the greatest population. This town is known for its low rise and high rise hotels, restaurants, beaches, malls, the California Lighthouse, and other places of attraction.
The Alto Vista Chapel is located in Noord.
Noord is the birthplace of Major League Baseball pitcher Sidney Ponson.
Noord (Dutch for "North") is the name of several locations:
- Noord, a town in Aruba
- Noord, North Brabant, a hamlet in the Netherlands
- Noord, Rotterdam, a neighbourhood of Rotterdam
- Noord (river), a river in the Netherlands
- Noord, Suriname
The Noord ("North") is a short tidal river in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.
The Noord starts at the city of Dordrecht where the Beneden Merwede river forks into the Oude Maas and the Noord. It joins the Lek at the city of Ridderkerk and Kinderdijk, and the combined stream is thereafter known as the Nieuwe Maas. The distance is about nine kilometres. The direction of its water flow depends on the tides.
The Noord River separates IJsselmonde island from the Alblasserwaard mainland to the east. There are two connections between them:
- Bridge over the Noord (motor vehicles, cyclists)
- Noord Tunnel (motor vehicles)