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Beesd is a town in the Dutch province of Gelderland. It is a part of the municipality of Geldermalsen, and lies about 16 km west of Tiel. It is situated near the river Linge and has a railway station on the railway from Dordrecht to Geldermalsen.

In 2001, the town of Beesd had 3141 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.83 km², and contained 1185 residences. The statistical area "Beesd", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 3650. There is a restored windmill in the town, De Vrijheid.

Until 1978, Beesd was a separate municipality.