Not to be confused with Aalborg, a city in Denmark.

Church in Aalburg


Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Aalburg in a municipal map of North Brabant
Location in North Brabant
Coordinates: 51°46′N 5°8′E / 51.767°N 5.133°E / 51.767; 5.133Coordinates: 51°46′N 5°8′E / 51.767°N 5.133°E / 51.767; 5.133
Country Netherlands
Province North Brabant
Established 1973
  Body Municipal council
  Mayor Fons Naterop (CDA)
  Total 53.17 km2 (20.53 sq mi)
  Land 50.41 km2 (19.46 sq mi)
  Water 2.76 km2 (1.07 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 3 m (10 ft)
Population (May 2014)[4]
  Total 12,876
  Density 255/km2 (660/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 4260–4269
Area code 0416
Website www.aalburg.nl
Topographic map of Aalburg, June 2015

Aalburg ( pronunciation ) is a municipality in the southern Netherlands. The municipality was formed in 1973 by the merging of the former municipalities of Eethen, Veen, and Wijk en Aalburg.[5]

Population centres



Aalburg host annually the 7-Dorpenomloop Aalburg, an elite women's road bicycle race since 2007.


  1. "Burgemeester" [Mayor] (in Dutch). Gemeente Aalburg. Retrieved 22 April 2014.
  2. "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  3. "Postcodetool for 4261BE". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 24 April 2014.
  4. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 26 June 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014.
  5. Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.

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