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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
 • 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)

Bloemendaal [ˈblu.mə(n).ˌdaːɫ]  (Speaker Icon.svg 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 Edit

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 Edit

The municipal government of Bloemendaal consists of 19 seats, which are divided as follows:

Railway connections Edit

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

Sports Edit

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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