Heukelum

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Heukelum
City
Coat of arms of Heukelum
Coat of arms
LocatieLingewaal.png
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Heukelum in the municipality of Lingewaal.
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Heukelum in the municipality of Lingewaal.
Coordinates: 51°52′23″N 5°4′36″E / 51.87306°N 5.07667°E / 51.87306; 5.07667Coordinates: 51°52′23″N 5°4′36″E / 51.87306°N 5.07667°E / 51.87306; 5.07667
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Municipality Lingewaal
Population (2001)
 • Total 1,967
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Heukelum is a town in the Dutch province of Gelderland. It is a part of the municipality of Lingewaal, and lies about 8 km northeast of Gorinchem. It received city rights in 1391.

In 2001, the town of Heukelum had 1967 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.37 km², and contained 744 residences.[1] The statistical area "Heukelum", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 2210.[2]

Heukelum was a separate municipality until 1986, when it became part of Vuren. The area was part of South Holland until then.[3]

References[edit]

  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.
  3. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.

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