Rijnmond


Rijnmond (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈrɛimɔnt]) (literally Rhine Mouth, Mouth of the Rhine, Rhine Estuary) is the conurbation surrounding the city of Rotterdam in the Netherlands. Another term used in this context is Stadsregio Rotterdam (literally Rotterdam Urban Region or more conventionally Greater Rotterdam Area). Located on the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt delta, the region has a combined population of 1,242,378 as of 2016.[1][2]

Location of Rijnmond, with the municipality of Rotterdam and the other municipalities in green

Number of inhabitants per municipality


Municipality Inhabitants (2016) [3]
Rotterdam 632,133
Nissewaard 85,347
Schiedam 77,473
Vlaardingen 71,903
Capelle aan den IJssel 66,453
Lansingerland 59,570
Barendrecht 48,102
Ridderkerk 45,252
Hellevoetsluis 38,678
Maassluis 32,371
Krimpen aan den IJssel 29,088
Albrandswaard 25,045
Brielle 16,736
Westvoorne 14,227
Total 1,242,378

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