Durgerdam

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Durgerdam
Village
Durgerdam
Durgerdam
LocationAmsterdam.png
Durgerdam in the municipality of Amsterdam.
Durgerdam in the municipality of Amsterdam.
Coordinates: 52°23′N 4°59′E / 52.383°N 4.983°E / 52.383; 4.983Coordinates: 52°23′N 4°59′E / 52.383°N 4.983°E / 52.383; 4.983
Country Netherlands
Province Noord-Holland
Municipality Amsterdam
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Durgerdam is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Amsterdam, and lies about 7 km east of the city centre, along the dyke of the IJsselmeer.

Durgerdam is a part of the deelgemeente (sub-municipality) Amsterdam-Noord. The village has about 430 inhabitants.[1]

Durgerdam was a separate municipality between 1 May 1817, and 1 January 1818, when it was merged with Ransdorp.[2]

Durgerdam hosted the 2nd pit-stop in The Amazing Race 12, a reality television show that circles the globe.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Kerncijfers postcodegebieden 2004 [1]: postcode 1026BX, BZ, CA to CM.
  2. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.