Durgerdam

Durgerdam is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Amsterdam, and lies about 7 km east of the city centre, along the dyke of the IJsselmeer.

Durgerdam
Village
Durgerdam
Durgerdam in the municipality of Amsterdam.
Coordinates: 52°23′N 4°59′E
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceNorth Holland
MunicipalityAmsterdam
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Durgerdam is a part of the deelgemeente (sub-municipality) Amsterdam-Noord. The village has about 430 inhabitants.[1]

Durgerdam was a separate municipality between 1 May 1817, and 1 January 1818, when it was merged with Ransdorp.[2]

Durgerdam hosted the 2nd pit-stop in The Amazing Race 12, a reality television show that circles the globe.

References

  1. Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Kerncijfers postcodegebieden 2004 Archived 2006-08-27 at the Wayback Machine: postcode 1026BX, BZ, CA to CM.
  2. Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.
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