The town centre (red) and the statistical district (light green) of Beneden-Leeuwen in the municipality of West Maas en Waal.
|Municipality||West Maas en Waal|
(31 December 2008)
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Beneden-Leeuwen is a town in the Dutch province of Gelderland. It is a part of the municipality of West Maas en Waal, and lies about 7 km east of Tiel, on the opposite (southern) bank of the river Waal.
In 2001, the town of Beneden-Leeuwen had 5626 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 2.1 km², and contained 2168 residences. The statistical area "Beneden-Leeuwen", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 5990.
People born in Beneden-Leeuwen
- Jona Lendering (born 1964), historian
- Marco Pastors (born 1965), politician
- Arno van Zwam (born 1969), footballer
- Hanneke Hoefnagel (born 1988), gymnast
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