Aalburg

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Aalburg
Municipality
Skyline of Aalburg
Flag of Aalburg
Flag
Coat of arms of Aalburg
Coat of arms
Location of Aalburg
Coordinates: 51°45′N 5°08′E / 51.750°N 5.133°E / 51.750; 5.133Coordinates: 51°45′N 5°08′E / 51.750°N 5.133°E / 51.750; 5.133
Country Netherlands
Province North Brabant
Region Land van Heusden en Altena
Area(2006)
 • Total 53.13 km2 (20.51 sq mi)
 • Land 50.40 km2 (19.46 sq mi)
 • Water 2.73 km2 (1.05 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2007)
 • Total 12,300
 • Density 244/km2 (630/sq mi)
  Source: CBS, Statline.
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Topographic map of Aalburg, July 2013

Aalburg (About this sound pronunciation ) is a municipality in the southern Netherlands. The municipality was formed in 1973 in a merger of the former municipalities of Eethen, Veen, and Wijk en Aalburg.1

Population centres

Sport

Cycling

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

References

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

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