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Alkmaar (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɑl(ə)kmaːr] ⓘ) is a city and municipality in the Netherlands, located in the province of North Holland. Alkmaar is well known for its traditional cheese market. For tourists, it is a popular cultural destination. The municipality has a population of 111,766 as of 2023.
|• Body||Municipal council|
|• Mayor||Anja Schouten|
|• Total||117.35 km2 (45.31 sq mi)|
|• Land||110.46 km2 (42.65 sq mi)|
|• Water||6.89 km2 (2.66 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1 m (3 ft)|
|• Density||1,012/km2 (2,620/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|