Zwammerdam

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Zwammerdam
Town
Centre of Zwammerdam
Centre of Zwammerdam
Flag of Zwammerdam
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LocatieAlphenAanDenRijn.png
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Zwammerdam in the municipality of Alphen aan den Rijn.
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Zwammerdam in the municipality of Alphen aan den Rijn.
Coordinates: 52°6′21″N 4°43′38″E / 52.10583°N 4.72722°E / 52.10583; 4.72722Coordinates: 52°6′21″N 4°43′38″E / 52.10583°N 4.72722°E / 52.10583; 4.72722
Country Netherlands
Province South Holland
Municipality Alphen aan den Rijn
Population (2001)
 • Total 1,709
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Zwammerdam is a town in the Dutch province of South Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Alphen aan den Rijn, and lies about 6 km southeast of Alphen aan de Rijn.

In 2001, the town of Zwammerdam had 1709 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 62 km², and contained 484 residences.[1] The statistical area "Zwammerdam", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1810.[2]

Zwammerdam was a separate municipality until 1964, when it was divided between Alphen aan den Rijn and Bodegraven.[3] The town is the current home of the Jostiband Orchestra.

Kerklaan

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 [1]. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Gemeente Op Maat 2004: Alphen aan den Rijn [2].
  3. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, "Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten", KNAW, 2006. [3]

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