Bergambacht

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Bergambacht
Village and former municipality
Wind mill in the middle of some bushes
Windmill Den Arend in Bergambacht
Highlighted position of Bergambacht in a municipal map of South Holland
Location in South Holland
Coordinates: 51°56′N 4°47′E / 51.933°N 4.783°E / 51.933; 4.783Coordinates: 51°56′N 4°47′E / 51.933°N 4.783°E / 51.933; 4.783
Country Netherlands
Province South Holland
Municipality Krimpenerwaard
Area[1]
 • Total 38.06 km2 (14.70 sq mi)
 • Land 35.10 km2 (13.55 sq mi)
 • Water 2.96 km2 (1.14 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 1 m (3 ft)
Population (May 2014)[3]
 • Total 10,016
 • Density 285/km2 (740/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 2825, 2860–2861, 2865
Area code 0182
Website www.bergambacht.nl

Bergambacht (Dutch pronunciation: [bɛrxˈʔɑmbɑxt]) is a village and former municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. Since 2015 it has been a part of the municipality of Krimpenerwaard.

The former municipality covered an area of 38.06 km2 (14.70 sq mi) of which 2.96 km2 (1.14 sq mi) was water, and had a population of 10,016 as of 2014. The former municipality included the communities of Ammerstol and Berkenwoude, which were separate municipalities until they merged with Bergambacht in 1985.

Topography[edit]

2013-Bergambacht.jpg

Topographic map of the former municipality of Bergambacht, 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Postcodetool for 2861AH". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 14 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 26 June 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 

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