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Coordinates: 52°24′N 5°0′E / 52.400°N 5.000°E / 52.400; 5.000

Skyline of Ransdorp
Location of Ransdorp
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Municipality Amsterdam

Ransdorp 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.

Ransdorp is a part of the stadsdeel (borough) Amsterdam-Noord. The village has about 245 inhabitants.[1]

Ransdorp was a separate municipality until 1921. The municipality covered the villages of Ransdorp, Durgerdam, Holysloot, and Schellingwoude.[2]

Ransdorp was visited by the American reality television show The Amazing Race 12 (2007). Contestants had to perform a traditional fierljeppen river vault before completing the "leg" at a local yacht club in Durgerdam.

The church tower of Ransdorp


  1. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Kerncijfers postcodegebieden 2004 [1]: postcode 1028BK to BS.
  2. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.

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