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Wind mill in the middle of some bushes
Windmill Den Arend in Bergambacht
Flag diagonally split with green in the top left and blue on the bottom right with a centered coat of arms in the middle.
Large eagle on red background on top of a small fish on blue background. The shield as a whole has a crown on top.
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Bergambacht in a municipal map of South Holland
Location in South Holland
Coordinates: 51°56′N 4°47′E / 51.933°N 4.783°E / 51.933; 4.783Coordinates: 51°56′N 4°47′E / 51.933°N 4.783°E / 51.933; 4.783
Country Netherlands
Province South Holland
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Arie van Erk (Gemeentebelang)
 • Total 38.06 km2 (14.70 sq mi)
 • Land 35.10 km2 (13.55 sq mi)
 • Water 2.96 km2 (1.14 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 1 m (3 ft)
Population (May 2014)[4]
 • Total 10,016
 • Density 285/km2 (740/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 2825, 2860–2861, 2865
Area code 0182

Bergambacht ([bɛr.ˈxɑm.bɑxt] ( )) is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. The municipality covers an area of 38.06 km2 (14.70 sq mi) of which 2.96 km2 (1.14 sq mi) is water, and has a population of 10,016 as of 2014. The municipality includes the communities of Ammerstol and Berkenwoude, which were separate municipalities until they merged with Bergambacht in 1985.



Topographic map of the municipality of Bergambacht, 2013.


  1. ^ "Het college van B&W" [The board of mayor and aldermen]. Bestuur en Organisatie (in Dutch). Gemeente Bergambacht. Retrieved 14 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 2861AH". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 14 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 26 June 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 

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