Zaltbommel

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Zaltbommel (About this sound pronunciation ) is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands. The town of Zaltbommel was first mentioned as "Bomela" in the year 850. Zaltbommel first received city status in 1231, which status was renewed in 1316.

The current Municipality of Zaltbommel was created on 1 January 1999, by a merger of the municipalities of Brakel, Kerkwijk and Zaltbommel. The municipality is situated in the heart of the Netherlands, close to the A2 Motorway, the railway line from Utrecht to 's-Hertogenbosch and the rivers Waal and Maas.

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Population centres within the municipality

Aalst, Bern, Brakel, Bruchem, Delwijnen, Gameren, Kerkwijk, Nederhemert, Nieuwaal, Poederoijen, Zaltbommel and Zuilichem.

The City of Zaltbommel, consists of 13 Population Centres and counted 26.187 inhabitants on the 1st of January 2008, a decrease of 18 compared to 2007.

 

1-1-2007

1-1-2008

1.914

1.908

39

38

2.893

2.882

1.676

1.671

368

366

2.104

2.121

496

507

1.497

1.496

701

710

943

961

11.934

11.877

1.640

1.650

26.205

26.187

The city of Zaltbommel

Zaltbommel received city rights in 1231 and these were renewed in 1316.

People born in Zaltbommel

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