Barneveld (municipality)

Barneveld (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbɑrnəˌvɛlt] (listen)) is a municipality in the province of Gelderland in the center of the Netherlands. It is known for its poultry industry and large Protestant community. The municipality had a population of 57,971 in 2019, out of which 33,800 (2018) lived in the town itself.[5]

Church in Barneveld
Church in Barneveld
Flag of Barneveld
Coat of arms of Barneveld
Highlighted position of Barneveld in a municipal map of Gelderland
Location in Gelderland
Coordinates: 52°8′N 5°35′E / 52.133°N 5.583°E / 52.133; 5.583Coordinates: 52°8′N 5°35′E / 52.133°N 5.583°E / 52.133; 5.583
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorAsje van Dijk (CDA)
 • Total176.66 km2 (68.21 sq mi)
 • Land175.90 km2 (67.92 sq mi)
 • Water0.76 km2 (0.29 sq mi)
Elevation10 m (30 ft)
 (January 2019)[4]
 • Total57,971
 • Density330/km2 (900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
3770–3785, 3794, 3886
Area code0342, 0577

Barneveld is estimated to be over 800 years old. This estimation is based on a text from 1174 in which a Wolfram van Barneveld is named.

Population centresEdit

Notable peopleEdit


  • Conny van Bentum (born 1965) a female former butterfly and freestyle swimmer, three time Olympic relay team medallist
  • Alfred Schreuder (born 1972) a Dutch football manager and former player with over 350 club caps
  • Johan Jansen (born 1989) a Dutch professional football goalkeeper, 226 club caps with GVVV



  1. ^ "College van B&W" [Board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Barneveld. Retrieved 19 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2020" [Key figures for neighbourhoods 2020]. StatLine (in Dutch). CBS. 24 July 2020. Retrieved 19 September 2020.
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 3771ER". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 19 June 2014.
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  5. ^ Barneveld in Cijfers

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