Duivendrecht

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Duivendrecht
Duivendrecht in the municipality of Ouder-Amstel.
Duivendrecht in the municipality of Ouder-Amstel.
Location of Duivendrecht
Country Netherlands
Province Noord-Holland
Municipality Ouder-Amstel
Population 5,000

Coordinates: 52°20′N 4°56′E / 52.333°N 4.933°E / 52.333; 4.933

Duivendrecht (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈdœy̯və(n)ˌdrɛxt]) is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Ouder-Amstel, and lies about 6 km southeast of Amsterdam. In fact, it is surrounded by Amsterdam.

The statistical area "Duivendrecht", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 4880.[1]

The local Duivendrecht railway station is a major interchange point on the Dutch railway network.

Radio Stations (local)[edit]

The local radio station for Duivendrecht is Jamm fm 104.9 Smooth & Funky http://www.jammfm.nl

Born in Duivendrecht[edit]

  • Wim Eijk, Roman Catholic archbishop (22 June 1953)

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005. As of 1 January 2005.