Boskoop is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. The municipality had a population of 15,217, and covers an area of 16.96 square kilometers (6.55 mile²) of which 2.17 square kilometers (0.84 mile²) is water. It's the World's biggest joined floriculture area.
Boskoop is located in the Green Heart (nl: Groene Hart) of the Randstad, spanning both sides of the river Gouwe between Alphen aan den Rijn (to the north) and Waddinxveen (to the south), both also along the river. The municipality is bordered in the east by Reeuwijk and Bodegraven, and in the west by Rijnwoude. A vertical lift bridge in the centre of the village connects both shores of the Gouwe.