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Werkendam (population: 26,248) is a town in the southern Netherlands, in the province of North Brabant. The municipality covers an area of 124.68 km² (of which 13.60 km² water).

The municipality of Werkendam also includes the following towns, villages and townships: Dussen[?], Hank[?], Nieuwendijk[?], Sleeuwijk[?], as well as a large part of the Biesbosch area.

Public transport is by SVD bus 6 from Dordrecht, crossing the Nieuwe Merwede river with the bus on the ferry ([1] (http://www.voetveren.nl/F000134.htm)), through Werkendam and Sleeuwijk Tol to Sleeuwijk, by neighborhood bus from Gorinchem through Sleeuwijk Tol to Werkendam, and by ferry to Boven-Hardinxveld ([2] (http://www.voetveren.nl/F000161.htm)). There is neither public transport on sundays nor after ca. 19:00.

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