Ouderkerk aan de Amstel

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Ouderkerk aan de Amstel
Town
Entering the town of Ouderkerk aan de Amstel
Entering the town of Ouderkerk aan de Amstel
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The town centre (dark green) and the municipal boundaries (light green) of Ouderkerk aan de Amstel in the municipality of Ouder-Amstel.
The town centre (dark green) and the municipal boundaries (light green) of Ouderkerk aan de Amstel in the municipality of Ouder-Amstel.
Coordinates: 52°18′N 4°55′E / 52.300°N 4.917°E / 52.300; 4.917Coordinates: 52°18′N 4°55′E / 52.300°N 4.917°E / 52.300; 4.917
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Municipality Ouder-Amstel / Amstelveen
Area
 • Total 26.18 km2 (10.11 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 8,228
 • Density 310/km2 (810/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Ouderkerk aan de Amstel is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is largely a part of the municipality of Ouder-Amstel, and lies about 9 km south of Amsterdam. A small part of the town lies in the municipality of Amstelveen.

In 2001, the town of Ouderkerk aan de Amstel had 7,256 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 1.5 km², and contained 3,043 residences.[1] The broader area of Ouderkerk aan de Amstel, which includes residences on the periphery of the village and in the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 7,480.[2]

The town is the location of the Beth Haim of Ouderkerk aan de Amstel, the oldest Jewish cemetery in the Netherlands.[3]

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.
  3. ^ L. alvarez Vega, the Beth Haim of Ouderkerk aan de Amstel, 1994