Geervliet

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Coordinates: 51°52′N 4°16′E / 51.867°N 4.267°E / 51.867; 4.267

Geervliet
Coat of arms of Geervliet
Coat of arms
Location of Geervliet
The town centre (darkgreen) and the statistical district (lightgreen) of Geervliet in the municipality of Bernisse.
The town centre (darkgreen) and the statistical district (lightgreen) of Geervliet in the municipality of Bernisse.
Country Netherlands
Province Zuid-Holland
Municipality Bernisse
Population (2006) 1,759

Geervliet is a town in the Dutch province of South Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Bernisse, and lies about 6 km northwest of Spijkenisse on the Brielse Maas. It received city rights in 1381.

Geervliet was a separate municipality until 1980, when it became part of Bernisse.[1]

In 2001, the town of Geervliet had 1670 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.34 km², and contained 687 residences.[2] The wider statistical district of Geervliet, which covers the entire "Polder Geervliet" has a population of around 2290.[3] This includes the 290 inhabitants of the village Simonshaven.

Geervliet, windmill: de Bernissemolen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.
  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: Bernisse [2].

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