Paradise in Zandvoort
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Zandvoort city hall
Location in North Holland
|• Body||Municipal council|
|• Mayor||Niek Meijer (VVD)|
|• Total||43.97 km2 (16.98 sq mi)|
|• Land||32.07 km2 (12.38 sq mi)|
|• Water||11.90 km2 (4.59 sq mi)|
|Elevation||3 m (10 ft)|
|Population (February 2017)|
|• Density||516/km2 (1,340/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Zandvoort is one of the major beach resorts of the Netherlands; it has a long sandy beach, bordered by coastal dunes. It is also the site of the country’s most important automobile racing circuit, Circuit Park Zandvoort.
There is a nudist beach located about 2 km to the south, with 6 cafés or restaurants; it extends several kilometers further south.
The municipality of Zandvoort consists of the communities of Bentveld and Zandvoort.