Werkendam


Werkendam

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Werkendam


mapsize = 280px
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = Netherlands
subdivision_type1 = Province
subdivision_name1 = North Brabant
area_footnotes = (2006)
area_total_km2 = 121.73
area_land_km2 = 105.00
area_water_km2 = 16.73
population_as_of = 1 January, 2007
population_note = Source: CBS, [http://statline.cbs.nl/ Statline] .
settlement_type = Municipality
population_total = 26523
population_density_km2 = 253
timezone = CET
utc_offset = +1
timezone_DST = CEST
utc_offset_DST = +2

Werkendam (pronunciation|235 Werkendam.ogg) is a municipality and a town in the southern Netherlands. The municipality contains a large part of the Biesbosch area.

Population centres

*Dussen
*Hank
*Nieuwendijk
*Sleeuwijk
*Werkendam

Transport

Public transport is by Veolia neighborhood bus to Gorinchem through Sleeuwijk Tol, and by ferry to Boven-Hardinxveld ( [http://www.voetveren.nl/Z-ZH-0048.htm] ). The bus between Utrecht and Breda, and the bus between Gorinchem and Den Bosch goes through Sleeuwijk Tol.

For road traffic to Dordrecht there is a ferry to cross the Nieuwe Merwede river ( [http://www.voetveren.nl/Z-ZH-0048.htm] ).

External links

* [http://www.werkendam.nl Official Website]


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