Bergambacht

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Bergambacht
Village and former municipality
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.
Flag
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
Municipality Krimpenerwaard
Area[1]
 • 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[2] 1 m (3 ft)
Population (May 2014)[3]
 • 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
Website www.bergambacht.nl

Bergambacht (Dutch pronunciation: [bɛrxˈʔɑmbɑxt]) is a village and former municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. Since 2015 it has been a part of the municipality of Krimpenerwaard.

The former municipality covered an area of 38.06 km2 (14.70 sq mi) of which 2.96 km2 (1.14 sq mi) was water, and had a population of 10,016 as of 2014. The former municipality included the communities of Ammerstol and Berkenwoude, which were separate municipalities until they merged with Bergambacht in 1985.

Topography[edit]

2013-Bergambacht.jpg

Topographic map of the former municipality of Bergambacht, 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Postcodetool for 2861AH". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 14 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "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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