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Aalburg

Aalburg
Municipality
Church in Aalburg
Church in Aalburg
Flag of Aalburg
Flag
Coat of arms of Aalburg
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Aalburg in a municipal map of North Brabant
Location in North Brabant
Coordinates:
Country Netherlands
Province North Brabant
Established 1973
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Fons Naterop (CDA)
Area[2]
 • Total 53.17 km2 (20.53 sq mi)
 • Land 50.41 km2 (19.46 sq mi)
 • Water 2.76 km2 (1.07 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 3 m (10 ft)
Population (May 2014)[4]
 • Total 12,876
 • Density 255/km2 (660/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 4260–4269
Area code 0416
Website .nl.aalburgwww
Topographic map of Aalburg, June 2015

Aalburg (   ) is a municipality in the southern Netherlands. The municipality was formed in 1973 by the merging of the former municipalities of Eethen, Veen, and Wijk en Aalburg.[5]

Population centres

Sport

Cycling

Aalburg host annually the 7-Dorpenomloop Aalburg, an elite women's road bicycle race since 2007.

References

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  5. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.

External links

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  • Official website
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