Zwijndrecht, Netherlands

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For the Belgian ceety bi the same name, see: Zwijndrecht, Belgium.
Location o Zwijndrecht in Sooth Holland

Zwijndrecht (Aboot this soond pronunciation ) is a ceety an municipality (Dutch: gemeente) locatit in the province o Sooth Holland, Netherlands. It is at the soothren tip o the island o IJsselmonde, at the confluence o the rivers Oude Maas, Beneden-Merwede, an Noord.

The municipality[eedit | eedit soorce]

Syne the umwhile municipality o Heerjansdam merged wi it in 2003, the municipality o Zwijndrecht an aa includes the veelages o Heerjansdam an Kleine-Lindt. It haes 45,445 inhabitants as o 2011.

The toun[eedit | eedit soorce]

The toun o Zwijndrecht is ane o the "Drecht" ceeties. Pairt o the suburban zone sooth o Rotterdam, it haes grown frae aroond 6,000 inhabitants in 1960, tae aboot 42,000 the day.

The toun is served bi a railway station o the same name (Station Zwijndrecht).

A waterbus route 2 stop (Zwijndrecht Veerplein) connects it wi the follaein:

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coordinates: 51°49′N 4°39′E / 51.817°N 4.650°E / 51.817; 4.650

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