Zaandijk is a town in the municipality of Zaanstad, province of North Holland, Netherlands. It lies about 11 kilometres northwest of Amsterdam and had a population of 8,686 in 2017.
The Netherlands, a country in northwestern Europe, is known for a flat landscape of canals, tulip fields, windmills and cycling routes. Amsterdam, the capital, is home to the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum and the house where Jewish diarist Anne Frank hid during WWII. Canalside mansions and a trove of works from artists including Rembrandt and Vermeer remain from the city's 17th-century "Golden Age."