Dictionary of Dutchness


Vrom is the snappy way insiders refer to the ministerie van Volkshuisvesting, Ruimtelijke Ordening en Milieubeheer (ministry of housing, spatial planning and the environment). The ministry was created in 1982 when environmental affairs were added to the work of the planning and housing departments. Vrom now has some 3,800 civil servants and an annual budget of €4bn.

All typical untranslatable Dutch words and expressions translated in the Dictionairy of Dutchness
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