Malden, Netherlands

Malden is a town in the Dutch municipality of Heumen, Gelderland. Malden is situated straight to the south of the City of Nijmegen. Malden is also home to the town hall of Heumen.[3] Malden's football club is called SV Juliana '31.

Malden
Town
The plaza in front of the church
The plaza in front of the church
Flag of Malden
Coat of arms of Malden
Malden is located in Gelderland
Malden
Malden
Location in the province of Gelderland in the Netherlands
Malden is located in Netherlands
Malden
Malden
Malden (Netherlands)
Coordinates: 51°47′N 5°51′E / 51.783°N 5.850°E / 51.783; 5.850Coordinates: 51°47′N 5°51′E / 51.783°N 5.850°E / 51.783; 5.850
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceGelderland
MunicipalityHeumen
Area
 • Total6.01 km2 (2.32 sq mi)
Elevation10 m (30 ft)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total10,930
 • Density1,800/km2 (4,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
6581[1]
Dialing code024

HistoryEdit

The village was first mentioned in 1247 as de Maldene, and means people's meeting / court of justice.[4] Malden developed between the moraine and the river bank in the Early Middle Ages. Later, it developed into a linear settlement along the road (nowadays: N844).[5]

Malden was home to 680 people in 1840,[6] which increased to 10,930 in 2021.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2021". Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 13 April 2022. three entries
  2. ^ "Postcodetool for 6581AA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 13 April 2022.
  3. ^ "Gemeentehuis". Heumen (in Dutch). Retrieved 13 April 2022.
  4. ^ "Malden - (geografische naam)". Etymologiebank (in Dutch). Retrieved 13 April 2022.
  5. ^ Ronald Stenvert & Sabine Broekhoven (2000). "Malden" (in Dutch). Zwolle: Waanders. ISBN 90 400 9406 3. Retrieved 13 April 2022.
  6. ^ "Malden". Plaatsengids (in Dutch). Retrieved 13 April 2022.