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Bloemendaal

Bloemendaal
Municipality
Bloemendaal city hall
Bloemendaal city hall
Flag of Bloemendaal
Flag
Coat of arms of Bloemendaal
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Bloemendaal in a municipal map of North Holland
Location in North Holland
Coordinates:
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
Area[2]
 • Total 45.18 km2 (17.44 sq mi)
 • Land 39.73 km2 (15.34 sq mi)
 • Water 5.45 km2 (2.10 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 12 m (39 ft)
Population (May 2014)[4]
 • Total 22,242
 • Density 560/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Bloemendaler
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 2050–2061, 2110–2121
Area code 023
Website .nl.bloemendaalwww
Dutch Topographic map of Bloemendaal, June 2015

Bloemendaal is a municipality and a town in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. Bloemendaal is, together with Wassenaar, the wealthiest place in the Netherlands.[5]

Population centres

The municipality of Bloemendaal consists of the following cities, towns, villages and/or districts: Bennebroek, Bloemendaal, Aerdenhout, Bloemendaal aan Zee, Overveen, and Vogelenzang.

Local government

The municipal government of Bloemendaal consists of 19 seats, which are (in 2008) divided as follows:

Railway connections

Bloemendaal has a railway station - Bloemendaal railway station. There are two other stations in the municipality of Bloemendaal - Overveen and Heemstede-Aerdenhout.

Sports

Bloemendaal is the home town of one of the country's most famous field hockey clubs, HC Bloemendaal. The first men's team is competing for the Dutch title nearly every year.

References

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External links

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  • Official website
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