The town centre (red) and the statistical district (light green) of Beneden-Leeuwen in the municipality of West Maas en Waal.
Coordinates: 51°53′N 5°31′E / 51.883°N 5.517°E / 51.883; 5.517Coordinates: 51°53′N 5°31′E / 51.883°N 5.517°E / 51.883; 5.517
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Municipality West Maas en Waal
Population (31 December 2008)
  Total 6,081
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 6658
Windmill De Wielewaal

Beneden-Leeuwen is a town in the Dutch province of Gelderland. It is a part of the municipality of West Maas en Waal, and lies about 7 km east of Tiel, on the opposite (southern) bank of the river Waal.

In 2001, the town of Beneden-Leeuwen had 5626 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 2.1 km², and contained 2168 residences.[1] The statistical area "Beneden-Leeuwen", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 5990.[2]

People born in Beneden-Leeuwen


  1. Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  2. Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005 Archived 2006-07-24 at WebCite. As of 1 January 2005.

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