Muiderberg

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Muiderberg
Village
Dorpsstraat in Muiderberg in 2009
Dorpsstraat in Muiderberg in 2009
Coat of arms of Muiderberg
Coat of arms
Map - NL - Municipality code 0424 (2009).svg
Location of Muiderberg in the former municipality of Muiden.
Location of Muiderberg in the former municipality of Muiden.
Coordinates: 52°20′N 5°7′E / 52.333°N 5.117°E / 52.333; 5.117Coordinates: 52°20′N 5°7′E / 52.333°N 5.117°E / 52.333; 5.117
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Municipality Gooise Meren
Area (2012)[1]
 • Total 168 ha (415 acres)
 • Land 167 ha (413 acres)
 • Water 1 ha (2 acres)
Population (2012)[1]
 • Total 3,070
 • Density 1,800/km2 (4,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Muiderberg (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌmœydərˈbɛrx]) is a village in the municipality of Gooise Meren in the Netherlands. It lies about 6 km north of Bussum and 2 km west of Naarden, adjacent to the Naarderbos.

Geography[edit]

Muiderberg is located at in the east of the municipality of Muiden in the southeast of the province of North Holland in the west of Netherlands. It is situated on the border of the IJmeer to the north and the Naarderbos to the east. It lies about 6 km north of Bussum and 2 km west of Naarden.

Demography[edit]

In 2001 the village of Muiderberg had 3095 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.61 km², and contained 1199 residences.[2] The statistical area "Muiderberg", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 3140.[3]

Jewish cemetery[edit]

Muiderberg also has the largest Jewish cemetery in the Netherlands. The cemetery was founded in 1642 by German Jews and merged with the adjacent Polish Jewish cemetery founded in 1660. The reception area dating from 1933. They were designed by Harry Elte.

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (Dutch) Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2009-2012, Statistics Netherlands, 2014. Retrieved 12 August 2015.
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  3. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005. As of 1 January 2005.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Muiderberg at Wikimedia Commons