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File:Ltspkr.pngValkenburg (population: 3,900 in 2006) is a village and former municipality in the province of South Holland, in thewestern Netherlands. Valkenburg is now part of the municipality Katwijk. On 1 January 2006, Valkenburg and Rijnsburg were merged into the new municipality Katwijk. The former municipality of Valkenburg had about 3878 inhabitants (1 June 2005) and a surface area of 15.74 km² (6.08 mile²) of which 0.23 km² (0.09 mile²) is water. On the second Wednesday in September there is a horse market, the oldest in the Netherlands. 2010 marked its 1066th year of operation. The former military airbase, which was situated here since 1936, was closed in 2006.


Overview of Valkenburg

Walking past the city of Volendam, you will come across Valkenburg. Although listed here, Valkenburg is not one of the most visited sightseeing places in Volendam.

Volendam is brimful with interesting attractions like Cheese Factory Volendam, Roompot Vakanties Marinapark Volendam, Foto De Boer, Volendams Museum and Cheese And Wooden Shoes Factory Alida Hoeve. You can also check out the whole list of things to do in Volendam.

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