Bemmel

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Bemmel
Flag of Bemmel
Flag
Coat of arms of Bemmel
Coat of arms
Coordinates: 51°53′N 5°53′E / 51.883°N 5.883°E / 51.883; 5.883
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Municipality Lingewaard
Population (1 januari 2009) 12.672
Major roads A15

Bemmel is a village in Gelderland in the municipality of Lingewaard. It was previously a municipality of its own, but in 2001 it merged with Huissen and Gendt. Bemmel lies between two major cities; Arnhem and Nijmegen, and is thus bordered by the rivers Rhine and Waal. It has a population of 12,189 (1 January 2006).

Education[edit]

High School[edit]

  • Over Betuwe College
  • Pro College Bemmel

Primary School[edit]

  • Borgwal
  • Donatushof
  • Mikado Bemmel
  • Pius X
  • Regenboog
  • Vlinderboom

Famous residents[edit]

  • Betty Beyond, drag queen and female impersonator, and Eurovision Song Contest superfan.

Coordinates: 51°53′30″N 5°53′45″E / 51.89167°N 5.89583°E / 51.89167; 5.89583