Badhoevedorp

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Coordinates: 52°20′N 4°47′E / 52.333°N 4.783°E / 52.333; 4.783

Badhoevedorp
Aerial view
Aerial view
Badhoevedorp in the municipality of Haarlemmermeer
Badhoevedorp in the municipality of Haarlemmermeer
Location of Badhoevedorp
Country Netherlands
Province Noord-Holland
Municipality Haarlemmermeer
Population (januari 2008 [1]) ca. 11.948

Badhoevedorp is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Haarlemmermeer, and lies next to the Ringvaart around Haarlemmermeer ('the canal around the former Lake Harlem') at the side of the polder bordering Amsterdam / Amstelveen.

Badhoevedorp has a population of around 11,370.[2]

Notable residents include Björn Ottenheim of the band zZz, former Dutch national team footballer Marco van Basten, Jack van Gelder, Tonny Eyk and Toon van Driel.

Economy[edit]

MGA Entertainment's Benelux division has its headquarters in Badhoevedorp.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Aantal inwoners per woonkern. Ons-Haarlemmermeer.nl
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Gemeente Op Maat 2004: Haarlemmermeer [1].
  3. ^ "Contact." MGA Entertainment. Retrieved on December 26, 2009.