The water tower of Assendelft.
Assendelft, in the municipality of Zaanstad
Zaanstad in the Netherlands.
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Assendelft is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Zaanstad, and lies about 13 km northeast of Haarlem. Assendelft was a separate municipality until 1974, when the municipality of Zaanstad was formed.
The statistical district "Assendelft", which covers the village and the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 21,000.
The town is served by Krommenie-Assendelft railway station. From here, there are four trains an hour to Amsterdam, with a journey time of 25 minutes.
- J. Kuyper, Gemeente Atlas van Nederland, 1865-1870, "Assendelft". Map of the former municipality, around 1868.
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