The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Abbekerk in the municipality of Noorder-Koggenland.
|• Total||3.1 km2 (1.2 sq mi)|
|• Density||650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
It received city rights in 1414. The church of Abbekerk has a tower dating from 1656. Until 1979, Abbekerk was a separate municipality.
In 2001, the town of Abbekerk had 1768 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.37 km², and contained 689 residences. The wider statistical area of Abbekerk has a population of around 1980.
- CBS, Inwonertal op basis van Wijk 09 Abbebroek - Buurt 00 Abbekerk (2008)
- Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 . (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
- Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Gemeente Op Maat 2004: Noorder-Koggenland .
- J. Kuyper, Gemeente Atlas van Nederland, 1865-1870, "Abbekerk". Map of the former municipality in 1868.
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