The Kagerplassen lake system in Teylingen


Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Teylingen in a municipal map of South Holland
Location in South Holland
Coordinates: 52°13′N 4°29′E / 52.217°N 4.483°E / 52.217; 4.483Coordinates: 52°13′N 4°29′E / 52.217°N 4.483°E / 52.217; 4.483
Country Netherlands
Province South Holland
Established 1 January 2006[1]
  Body Municipal council
  Mayor Marjan van Kampen-Nouwen (CDA)
  Total 33.49 km2 (12.93 sq mi)
  Land 28.55 km2 (11.02 sq mi)
  Water 4.94 km2 (1.91 sq mi)
Elevation[4] 0 m (0 ft)
Population (May 2014)[5]
  Total 35,712
  Density 1,251/km2 (3,240/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 2170–2172, 2215, 2360–2362
Area code 0252, 071
Website www.teylingen.nl

Teylingen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈtɛilɪŋə(n)]) is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. It was created on 1 January 2006, through the amalgamation of Sassenheim, Voorhout, and Warmond. It is named after Castle Teylingen, located in Voorhout.

The municipality is bordered by Noordwijkerhout and Lisse to the north, Haarlemmermeer and Alkemade to the east, Leiderdorp and Leiden to the south, and Oegstgeest and Katwijk to the west. It is located in an area called the "Dune and Bulb Region" (Duin- en Bollenstreek). The Kagerplassen are to the east of Sassenheim.

Population centres

Public transportation

Railway Leiden Centraal to Haarlem (part of line 10), with stations (municipalities in bold) and official station abbreviations:


  1. "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 2006" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 2006]. cbs.nl (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 24 August 2013.
  2. "Burgemeester" [Mayor] (in Dutch). Gemeente Teylingen. Retrieved 24 August 2013.
  3. "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  4. "Postcodetool for 2215MA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 24 August 2013.
  5. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 26 June 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014.
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