Aalburg

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Aalburg
Municipality
Church in Aalburg
Church in Aalburg
Flag of Aalburg
Flag
Coat of arms of Aalburg
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Aalburg in a municipal map of North Brabant
Location in North Brabant
Coordinates: 51°46′N 5°8′E / 51.767°N 5.133°E / 51.767; 5.133Coordinates: 51°46′N 5°8′E / 51.767°N 5.133°E / 51.767; 5.133
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceNorth Brabant
Established1973
Government[1]
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorFons Naterop (CDA)
Area[2]
 • Total53.17 km2 (20.53 sq mi)
 • Land50.41 km2 (19.46 sq mi)
 • Water2.76 km2 (1.07 sq mi)
Elevation[3]3 m (10 ft)
Population (August 2017)[4]
 • Total13,106
 • Density260/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode4260–4269
Area code0416
Websitewww.aalburg.nl
Topographic map of Aalburg, June 2015

Aalburg (About this sound pronunciation ) is a municipality in the southern Netherlands. The municipality was formed in 1973 by the merging of the former municipalities of Eethen, Veen, and Wijk en Aalburg.[5] On January 1sth 2019 it will join Werkendam and Woudrichem in the new municipality of Altena.

Population centres[edit]

Sport[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Aalburg host annually the 7-Dorpenomloop Aalburg, an elite women's road bicycle race since 2007.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Burgemeester" [Mayor] (in Dutch). Gemeente Aalburg. Archived from the original on 2014-04-24. Retrieved 22 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 4261BE". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 24 April 2014.
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017.
  5. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.

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