Maarssen

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Maarssen
Town and former municipality
Skyline of Maarssen
Flag of Maarssen
Flag
Coat of arms of Maarssen
Coat of arms
Location of Maarssen
Coordinates: 52°08′07″N 5°02′29″E / 52.135144°N 5.041297°E / 52.135144; 5.041297Coordinates: 52°08′07″N 5°02′29″E / 52.135144°N 5.041297°E / 52.135144; 5.041297
Country Netherlands
Province Utrecht
Municipality Stichtse Vecht
Area(2006)
 • Total 30.86 km2 (11.92 sq mi)
 • Land 27.20 km2 (10.50 sq mi)
 • Water 3.66 km2 (1.41 sq mi)
Population (1 January, 2007)
 • Total 39,363
 • Density 1,447/km2 (3,750/sq mi)
  Source: CBS, Statline.
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website www.maarssen.nl

Maarssen (About this sound pronunciation ) is a town in the middle of the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht, along the river Vecht and the Amsterdam–Rhine Canal. The west of Maarssen is called Maarssen-Broek[1] whereas the east is called Maarssen-Dorp. Both put together and joined by other small towns around provide the area of Maarssen.

On January 1, 2011 Maarssen merged with the councils of Breukelen and Loenen to become the Stichtse Vecht.

Population centres[edit]

The former municipality of Maarssen consisted of the following cities, towns, villages and/or districts:

Transportation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics are taken from the SDU Staatscourant
  • Stichtse Vecht [1]

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