|The expectations were high when the Noordoostpolder had fallen dry in 1942. Never before in history could an area be planned in details. Every ditch, house and village were part of one|
|Sight on the Noordoostpolder 1950
great design. There were also clear ideas about the future community of the polder. No one could just move in. Every inhabitant had been selected. In this section you read about the selection policy for the Haarlemmermeer, the Wieringemeer and the Noordoostpolder.