Woerdern, Provincie Utrecht, Netherlands

🇳🇱 Woerdern is a city and a municipality in 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. The river Oude Rijn used to flow through the city centre of Woerden, but in 1960 the old river was diverted around the city center. The city has a long and rich history in cheese making and trading; for years Gouda cheese for domestic and international use has been produced in this region. Woerden still holds its authentic (since 1885) cheese market at the market place in its center.

Woerden is bordered by the municipalities of De Ronde Venen (in the north), Stichtse Vecht (northeast), Utrecht (east), and Montfoort (south) in the province of Utrecht and Bodegraven-Reeuwijk (southwest) and Nieuwkoop (northwest) in the province of South Holland. The population centres in the municipality are De Meije, Harmelen, Kamerik, Kanis, Woerden, and Zegveld.

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Woerdern has a population of over 52,197 people. Woerdern also forms one of the centres of the wider Utrecht Province which has a population of over 552,000 people.

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