Muiderberg

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Coordinates: 52°20′N 5°7′E / 52.333°N 5.117°E / 52.333; 5.117

Muiderberg



Map NL - Muiden - Muiderberg.svg
Country Netherlands
Province Noord-Holland
Municipality Muiden
Population 3,266
A 17th-century engraving of Muiderberg by Wenceslas Hollar.

Muiderberg is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Muiden and lies about 6 km north of Bussum and 2 km west of Naarden. Adjacent to the Naarderbos.

In 2001 the village of Muiderberg had 3095 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.61 km², and contained 1199 residences.[1] The statistical area "Muiderberg", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 3140.[2]

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Muiderberg also has the largest Jewish cemetery in the Netherlands. The cemetery was founded in 1642 by German Jews and merged with the adjacent Polish Jewish cemetery founded in 1660. The reception area dating from 1933. They were designed by Harry Elte.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005. As of 1 January 2005.