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Aalst, Zaltbommel

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Country  Netherlands
Postal code  5308
Population  1,986 (1 Jan 2010)
Municipality  Zaltbommel
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Province  Gelderland
Local time  Tuesday 12:44 AM
Aalst, Zaltbommel
Weather  6°C, Wind SW at 27 km/h, 79% Humidity

Aalst [aːɫst] is a village in the Dutch province of Gelderland. It is a part of the municipality of Zaltbommel, and lies about 12 km southeast of Gorinchem.

Map of Aalst, Netherlands

In 2005, the village of Aalst proper had 1950 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.32 km², and contained 525 residences. The statistical area "Aalst", which also includes the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 2020.

For a short while, Aalst was a separate municipality. In 1818, it became a part of the municipality of Poederoijen. According to the historian Van der Aa, there used to be an old castle here, but only a few remnants were left in the middle of the 19th century.

References

Aalst, Zaltbommel Wikipedia


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