Aalburg

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Not to be confused with Aalborg, a city in Denmark.
Aalburg
Municipality
Church in Aalburg
Church in Aalburg
Flag of Aalburg
Flag
Coat of arms of Aalburg
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Aalburg in a municipal map of North Brabant
Location in North Brabant
Coordinates: 51°46′N 5°8′E / 51.767°N 5.133°E / 51.767; 5.133Coordinates: 51°46′N 5°8′E / 51.767°N 5.133°E / 51.767; 5.133
Country Netherlands
Province North Brabant
Established 1973
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Fons Naterop (CDA)
Area[2]
 • Total 53.17 km2 (20.53 sq mi)
 • Land 50.41 km2 (19.46 sq mi)
 • Water 2.76 km2 (1.07 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 3 m (10 ft)
Population (May 2014)[4]
 • Total 12,876
 • Density 255/km2 (660/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 4260–4269
Area code 0416
Website www.aalburg.nl
Topographic map of Aalburg, Sept. 2014

Aalburg (About this sound pronunciation ) is a municipality in the southern Netherlands. The municipality was formed in 1973 in a merger of the former municipalities of Eethen, Veen, and Wijk en Aalburg.[5]

Population centres[edit]

Sport[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Aalburg host annually the 7-Dorpenomloop Aalburg, an elite women's road bicycle race since 2007.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Burgemeester" [Mayor] (in Dutch). Gemeente Aalburg. Retrieved 22 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 4261BE". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 24 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 26 June 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 
  5. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.

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