Biervliet

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Biervliet
Town
Flag of Biervliet
Flag
Coat of arms of Biervliet
Coat of arms
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The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Biervliet in the municipality of Terneuzen.
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Biervliet in the municipality of Terneuzen.
Coordinates: 51°19′41″N 3°41′8″E / 51.32806°N 3.68556°E / 51.32806; 3.68556Coordinates: 51°19′41″N 3°41′8″E / 51.32806°N 3.68556°E / 51.32806; 3.68556
Country Netherlands
Province Zeeland
Municipality Terneuzen
Population (31 December 2009)
 • Total 1,631
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Church (kerk Onze Lieve Vrouwe Onbevlekt Ontvangen) in the street

Biervliet is a town in the Dutch province of Zeeland. It is a part of the municipality of Terneuzen, and lies about 16 km South of Vlissingen.

Biervliet received city rights in 1183. It is originally a fishing village. The Dutch Reformed Church in Biervliet has a number of intact stained windows dating from 1660-1661.

Until 1970, Biervliet was a separate municipality.

In 2001, the town of Biervliet had 1292 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.52 km², and contained 627 residences.[1] The statistical area "Biervliet", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1580.[2]

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  1. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005. As of 1 January 2005.