Grijpskerke

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Grijpskerke
Town
Coat of arms of Grijpskerke
Coat of arms
LocatieVeere.png
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Grijpskerke in the municipality of Veere.
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Grijpskerke in the municipality of Veere.
Coordinates: 51°32′2″N 3°33′42″E / 51.53389°N 3.56167°E / 51.53389; 3.56167Coordinates: 51°32′2″N 3°33′42″E / 51.53389°N 3.56167°E / 51.53389; 3.56167
Country Netherlands
Province Zeeland
Municipality Veere
Population (1 January 2010)
 • Total 1,323
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Grijpskerke is a town in the Dutch province of Zeeland. It is a part of the municipality of Veere, and lies about 6 km northwest of Middelburg.

Grijpskerke was a separate municipality until 1966. Before 1816, it was called "Grijpskerke en Poppendamme". That year it merged with Hoogelande and Buttinge en Zandvoort.[1]

In 2001, the town of Grijpskerke had 1021 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.27 km², and contained 390 residences.[2] The statistical area "Grijpskerke", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1370.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, "Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten", KNAW, 2006. [1]
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 [2]. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  3. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005 [3]. As of 1 January 2005.