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Title: Bergambacht  
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Subject: Wim Kok, Krimpenerwaard, South Holland, Vlist, Zuidplas
Collection: Former Municipalities of South Holland, Krimpenerwaard, Municipalities of South Holland, Populated Places in South Holland
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Village and former municipality
Wind mill in the middle of some bushes
Windmill Den Arend in Bergambacht
Highlighted position of Bergambacht in a municipal map of South Holland
Location in South Holland
Country Netherlands
Province South Holland
Municipality Krimpenerwaard
 • Total 38.06 km2 (14.70 sq mi)
 • Land 35.10 km2 (13.55 sq mi)
 • Water 2.96 km2 (1.14 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 1 m (3 ft)
Population (May 2014)[3]
 • Total 10,016
 • Density 285/km2 (740/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 2825, 2860–2861, 2865
Area code 0182
Website .nl.bergambachtwww

Bergambacht (Dutch pronunciation: ) is a village and former municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. Since 2015 it has been a part of the municipality of Krimpenerwaard.

The former municipality covered an area of 38.06 km2 (14.70 sq mi) of which 2.96 km2 (1.14 sq mi) was water, and had a population of 10,016 as of 2014. The former municipality included the communities of Ammerstol and Berkenwoude, which were separate municipalities until they merged with Bergambacht in 1985.


Topographic map of the former municipality of Bergambacht, 2013.


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External links

  • Official website
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