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Muiden
Aerial view of Muiden and Muiderslot
Aerial view of Muiden and Muiderslot
Flag of Muiden
Flag
Coat of arms of Muiden
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Muiden in a municipal map of North Holland
Location in North Holland
Country  Netherlands
Province  North Holland
Municipality Gooise Meren
Area
 • Total 36.49 km2 (14.09 sq mi)
 • Land 14.45 km2 (5.58 sq mi)
 • Water 22.04 km2 (8.51 sq mi)
Elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (May 2014)
 • Total 6,261
 • Density 433/km2 (1,120/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
1398–1399
Area code 0294

Muiden is a former municipality in the Dutch province of North Holland. Since 2016, it has been part of the new municipality of Gooise Meren.

It is known for its castle-museum Muiderslot and consists of two villages: Muiden and Muiderberg.

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