Roelofarendsveen

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Coordinates: 52°12′N 4°38′E / 52.200°N 4.633°E / 52.200; 4.633

Roelofarendsveen
Location of Roelofarendsveen
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Roelofarendsveen and Oude Wetering in the municipality of Kaag en Braassem.
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Roelofarendsveen and Oude Wetering in the municipality of Kaag en Braassem.
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceZuid-Holland
MunicipalityKaag en Braassem
Population (2009)6,989
Major roadsA4

Roelofarendsveen is a town in the Dutch province of South Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Kaag en Braassem, and lies about 10 km east of Leiden.

The town Roelofarendsveen and the village Oude Wetering have merged to form one built-up area. The statistical districts covering these two towns have a population of around 10,950.[1]



References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Gemeente Op Maat 2004: Alkemade [1][permanent dead link].

Famous People From Roelofarendsveen[edit]

  • Femke Heemskerk, international swimmer, gold medallist in the 100m freestyle event at the 2014 World Short Course Championships