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Bloemendaal
—  Municipality  —
City Hall of Bloemendaal

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Coordinates: 52°24′N 4°37′E / 52.4, 4.62Coordinates: 52°24′N 4°37′E / 52.4, 4.62
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Area(2009)
 • Total 45.08 km2 (17.41 sq mi)
 • Land 39.68 km2 (15.32 sq mi)
 • Water 5.40 km2 (2.08 sq mi)
Population (1 January, 2010)
 • Total 22,105
 • Density 448/km2 (1,160/sq mi)
  Source: CBS, Statline.
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website www.bloemendaal.nl

Bloemendaal [ˈblu.mə(n).ˌdaːɫ]  ( listen) is a municipality and a town in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. According to the Dutch Central Statistical Bureau, Bloemendaal is the wealthiest place in the Netherlands. [1]

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 divided as follows:

  • VVD - 7 seats
  • CDA - 4 seats
  • D66 - 3 seats
  • PvdA - 2 seats
  • Liberaal Bloemendaal - 2 seats
  • GroenLinks - 1 seat

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.

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