Vleuten

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Vleuten
Neighbourhood of Utrecht
Torenpleinkerk te Vleuten
Torenpleinkerk te Vleuten
Map - NL - Municipality code 0344 (2009).svg
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Vleuten in the municipality of Utrecht.
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Vleuten in the municipality of Utrecht.
Coordinates: 52°6′29″N 5°0′54″E / 52.10806°N 5.01500°E / 52.10806; 5.01500Coordinates: 52°6′29″N 5°0′54″E / 52.10806°N 5.01500°E / 52.10806; 5.01500
Country Netherlands
Province Utrecht
Municipality Utrecht
Population (2013)
 • Total 6,915
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Vleuten is a former village in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a neighbourhood of the city of Utrecht, and lies about 6 km west of it. Vleuten has a railway station on the line between Utrecht and Woerden.

In 2001, Vleuten had 7434 inhabitants. The built-up area was 1.4 km2, and contained 2979 residences.[1] The statistical area "Vleuten" has a population of around 7090.[2]

History[edit]

Vleuten used to be a separate municipality, until it merged with a number of other municipalities in 1954 to form Vleuten-De Meern. In 2001, that municipality merged with the municipality of Utrecht to become a city part of it.

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.

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