Muiderberg

Muiderberg (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌmœydərˈbɛrx]) is a village in the municipality of Gooise Meren in the Netherlands. It lies about 6 km north of Bussum and 2 km west of Naarden, adjacent to the Naarderbos.

Muiderberg
Dorpsstraat in Muiderberg in 2009
Dorpsstraat in Muiderberg in 2009
Coat of arms of Muiderberg
Coat of arms
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Location of Muiderberg in the former municipality of Muiden.
Location of Muiderberg in the former municipality of Muiden.
Coordinates: 52°20′N 5°7′E / 52.333°N 5.117°E / 52.333; 5.117Coordinates: 52°20′N 5°7′E / 52.333°N 5.117°E / 52.333; 5.117
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceNorth Holland
MunicipalityGooise Meren
Area
 (2012)[1]
 • Total168 ha (415 acres)
 • Land167 ha (413 acres)
 • Water1 ha (2 acres)
Population
 (2012)[1]
 • Total3,070
 • Density1,800/km2 (4,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

GeographyEdit

Muiderberg is in the east of the municipality of Muiden in the southeast of the province of North Holland in the west of Netherlands. It is situated on the border of the IJmeer to the north and the Naarderbos to the east. It lies about 6 km north of Bussum and 2 km west of Naarden.

DemographyEdit

In 2016 the village of Muiderberg had 1605 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.61 km², and contained 750 residences.[2] The statistical area "Muiderberg", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 3140.[3]

Jewish cemeteryEdit

Muiderberg also has the largest Jewish cemetery in the Netherlands. The cemetery was founded in 1642 by German Jews and merged with the adjacent Polish Jewish cemetery founded in 1660. The reception area dating from 1933. They were designed by Harry Elte.

Notable residentsEdit

  • Sjaak Swart (born 1938), Ajax and national team footballer

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b (in Dutch) Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2009-2012, Statistics Netherlands, 2014. Retrieved 12 August 2015.
  2. ^ (In Dutch) Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2016 (CBS) accessed August 21, 2020
  3. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005. As of 1 January 2005.

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