Assendelft

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For the Dutch sprinter, see Pascal van Assendelft.
Assendelft
The water tower of Assendelft.
The water tower of Assendelft.
Coat of arms of Assendelft
Coat of arms
Assendelft, in the municipality of Zaanstad
Assendelft, in the municipality of Zaanstad
Zaanstad in the Netherlands.
Zaanstad in the Netherlands.
Country Netherlands
Province Noord-Holland
Municipality Zaanstad
Major roads A8 N8 / N246 N203

Coordinates: 52°28′N 4°45′E / 52.467°N 4.750°E / 52.467; 4.750

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.[1]

The statistical district "Assendelft", which covers the village and the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 21,000.[2]

Train services[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005 [1]. As of 1 January 2005.

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