Abbekerk

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Abbekerk
Town
Coat of arms of Abbekerk
Coat of arms
Locatie Medemblik.svg
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Abbekerk in the municipality of Noorder-Koggenland.
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Abbekerk in the municipality of Noorder-Koggenland.
Coordinates: 52°44′N 5°1′E / 52.733°N 5.017°E / 52.733; 5.017Coordinates: 52°44′N 5°1′E / 52.733°N 5.017°E / 52.733; 5.017
Country Netherlands
Province Noord-Holland
Municipality Medemblik
Area
 • Total 3.1 km2 (1.2 sq mi)
Population (2008[1])
 • Total 2,000
 • Density 650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Abbekerk is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Medemblik, and lies about 9 km north of Hoorn.

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.[2] The wider statistical area of Abbekerk has a population of around 1980.[3]

Map - NL - Medemblik - Wijk 09 Abbebroek - Buurt 00 Abbekerk.svg

References[edit]

  1. ^ CBS, Inwonertal op basis van Wijk 09 Abbebroek - Buurt 00 Abbekerk (2008)
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 [1]. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  3. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Gemeente Op Maat 2004: Noorder-Koggenland [2].

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