Hoeksche Waard

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Satellite image of the Rhine-Meuse delta, showing the island of Hoekse Waard (6)

The Hoeksche Waard (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦuksə ˈʋaːrt]) is an island between the Oude Maas, Dordtsche Kil, Hollands Diep, Haringvliet and Spui rivers in the province of Zuid Holland in the Netherlands. The island is a mostly agricultural region, south of Rotterdam. The Hoeksche Waard consists of reclaimed land (polders): after the Saint Elisabeth flood of 1421 most of the area was flooded. The land has been reclaimed gradually in the following centuries.

The Hoeksche Waard consists of the following municipalities:

The Hoeksche Waard is separated:

Coordinates: 51°46′N 4°28′E / 51.77°N 4.47°E / 51.77; 4.47