Aalst, Buren

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Aalst
Hamlet
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The hamlet (dark red) and the statistical district (light green) of Aalst in the municipality of Buren.
The hamlet (dark red) and the statistical district (light green) of Aalst in the municipality of Buren.
Coordinates: 51°56′03″N 5°32′25″E / 51.93417°N 5.54028°E / 51.93417; 5.54028Coordinates: 51°56′03″N 5°32′25″E / 51.93417°N 5.54028°E / 51.93417; 5.54028
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Municipality Buren
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Aalst is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Gelderland. It is a part of the municipality of Buren, and lies about 10 km southwest of Wageningen.

The statistical area "Aalst", which contains the hamlet Aalst, the farmland to the southwest, and the smaller hamlets Leutes and Hoogmeien, has a population of around 1060.[1]

Between 1811 and 1998, Aalst belonged to the municipality of Lienden. In the middle of the 19th century, the population of Aalst was 150; there was a nice mansion called "Kolvenschoten" located here.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Netherlands, 2007. Figures are for the year 2006. Statistics are available in Google Earth format.
  2. ^ Abraham Jacob van der Aa, "Aardrijkskundig woordenboek der Nederlanden", vol. 1 (A), 1839, p. 15.