Place:Woerden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

Coordinates52.08605°N 4.88394°E
Located inZuid-Holland, Netherlands     (1814 - 1989)
Also located inUtrecht, Netherlands     (1989 - )
Contained Places
Voormalige gemeente
Barwoutswaarder ( 1964 - )
Harmelen ( 2001 - )
Kamerik ( 1989 - )
Zegveld ( 1989 - )

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Woerden is a municipality and a city in the central Netherlands. Due to its central location between Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht, and the fact that it has rail and road connections to those cities, it is a popular town for commuters who work in those cities.

Franse troepen bij Woerden, 24 november 1813
Franse troepen bij Woerden, 24 november 1813


General Info

  • Woerden is a municipality (gemeente) in the Netherlands
  • Between 1814-1989, Woerden was located in Zuid-Holland. After 1989, Woerden has been located in Utrecht, Netherlands.
  • Because of the 1900 rule, the name continues to reflect its placement in Zuid-Holland.


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