Baambrugge

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Baambrugge
Town
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The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Baambrugge in the municipality of Abcoude.
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Baambrugge in the municipality of Abcoude.
Coordinates: 52°14′46″N 4°59′19″E / 52.24611°N 4.98861°E / 52.24611; 4.98861Coordinates: 52°14′46″N 4°59′19″E / 52.24611°N 4.98861°E / 52.24611; 4.98861
Country Netherlands
Province Utrecht
Municipality De Ronde Venen
Population (2007)
 • Total 1,100
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Baambrugge is a village on the river Angstel in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of De Ronde Venen and lies about 14 km southeast of Amsterdam. In 2001 the village of Baambrugge had 925 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.21 km² and contained 365 residences.[1] The statistical area "Baambrugge", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1000.[2]

History[edit]

The village used to be a separate municipality, under the name Abcoude-Baambrugge. In 1941, it merged with Abcoude-Proosdij to form the municipality Abcoude.

Trivia[edit]

The Beach Boys recorded their album Holland in Baambrugge, using a reconstructed studio sent from home.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005. As of 1 January 2005.

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