Woudenberg (ˈʋʌudə(m)ˌbɛr(ə)x) is a town and municipality in the central Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. In 2021, it had a population of 13,639.
There are forests in the western part of the municipality in which the Pyramid of Austerlitz is located. The municipality also borders the province of Gelderland to the east.
The name Woudenberg refers to a forested hill; nowadays the town lies in an agricultural area about 8 km south of Amersfoort.
Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Woudenberg, 2013.
The main sources of income were the raising of livestock and the cultivation of tobacco. Currently, most people work out of town, mostly in the surrounding towns of Amersfoort, Utrecht and Veenendaal.
Because of the many attractions nearby, such as the Grebbe, the Pyramid of Austerlitz and the Henschotermeer, Woudenberg is visited by many tourists. That can also be derived from the number o