Bloemendaal

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Bloemendaal
Municipality
Bloemendaal city hall
Bloemendaal city hall
Flag of Bloemendaal
Flag
Coat of arms of Bloemendaal
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Bloemendaal in a municipal map of North Holland
Location in North Holland
Coordinates: 52°24′N 4°36′E / 52.400°N 4.600°E / 52.400; 4.600Coordinates: 52°24′N 4°36′E / 52.400°N 4.600°E / 52.400; 4.600
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Ruud Nederveen (VVD)
Area[2]
 • Total 45.18 km2 (17.44 sq mi)
 • Land 39.73 km2 (15.34 sq mi)
 • Water 5.45 km2 (2.10 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 12 m (39 ft)
Population (May 2014)[4]
 • Total 22,242
 • Density 560/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Demonym Bloemendaler
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 2050–2061, 2110–2121
Area code 023
Website www.bloemendaal.nl
Dutch Topographic map of Bloemendaal, July 2013

Bloemendaal [ˈblu.mə(n).ˌdaːɫ] ( ) is a municipality and a town in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. Bloemendaal is, together with Wassenaar, the wealthiest place in the Netherlands.[5]

Population centres[edit]

The municipality of Bloemendaal consists of the following cities, towns, villages and/or districts: Bennebroek, Bloemendaal, Aerdenhout, Bloemendaal aan Zee, Overveen, and Vogelenzang.

Local government[edit]

The municipal government of Bloemendaal consists of 19 seats, which are divided as follows:

Railway connections[edit]

Bloemendaal has a railway station - Bloemendaal railway station. There are two other stations in the municipality of Bloemendaal - Overveen and Heemstede-Aerdenhout.

Sports[edit]

Bloemendaal is the home town of one of the country's most famous field hockey clubs, HC Bloemendaal. The first men's team is competing for the Dutch title nearly every year.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "College van B en W" [Board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Bloemendaal. Retrieved 25 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 2051ED". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 25 February 2014. 
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 26 June 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 
  5. ^ Statistics Netherlands (15 November 2010). "Bloemendaal en Wassenaar zijn rijkste gemeenten". Retrieved March 2, 2012. 

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