' is a municipality and a city in the centre of the
Netherlands. The city is situated just south
of the Lek
River. The cities
of Utrecht and 's-Hertogenbosch can easily be reached by
It received city
In Joannes Blaeu's map of 1649, Culemborg remains entirely enclosed
by walls behind its city moat
canals. The moated castle stands outside
the city walls.
Houses present a united front along streets and the two canals that
cut the city in three sections, but they all face gardens behind,
and market gardens
within the city walls.
In 1995, Culemborg was one of the cities which was temporarily
evacuated because of the risk of flooding.
is served by Culemborg railway station, which offers trains to Utrecht 4x per hour
and 2x per hour to 's-Hertogenbosch and Tiel
Notable people from Culemborg