Hollands Kroon

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Hollands Kroon
Municipality
Anna Paulowna town centre
Anna Paulowna town centre
Coat of arms of Hollands Kroon
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Hollands Kroon in a municipal map of North Holland
Location in North Holland
Coordinates: 52°52′N 4°49′E / 52.867°N 4.817°E / 52.867; 4.817Coordinates: 52°52′N 4°49′E / 52.867°N 4.817°E / 52.867; 4.817
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Established 1 January 2012[1]
Government[2]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Jaap Nawijn (VVD)
Area[3]
 • Total 662.20 km2 (255.68 sq mi)
 • Land 358.09 km2 (138.26 sq mi)
 • Water 304.11 km2 (117.42 sq mi)
Elevation[4] −1 m (−3 ft)
Population (May 2014)[5]
 • Total 47,535
 • Density 133/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 1730–1736, 1760–1779
Area code Various
Website www.hollandskroon.nl
Dutch Topographic map of Hollands Kroon, July 2013

Hollands Kroon is a municipality located in the Northwest Netherlands. It was created on 1 January 2012, as a merger of four municipalities: Anna Paulowna, Niedorp, Wieringen, and Wieringermeer.[6]

Localities[edit]

Cities (places/areas with city rights[citation needed]):

Villages:

Settlements:

Local government[edit]

The municipal council of Hollands Kroon consists of 29 seats, which are divided as follows:

Municipal council seats
Party 2012
VVD 8
CDA 5
PvdA 4
Senioren Hollands Kroon 4
LADA (Democratie Anders) 3
D66 1
ChristianUnion 1
GreenLeft 1
Partij Vrije Liberalen 1
Progressief Wieringermeer 1
Total 29

The executive board consists of VVD, CDA and PvdA.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 2012" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 2012]. cbs.nl (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 9 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Samenstelling College van B&W" [Members of the board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Hollands Kroon. Retrieved 9 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Postcodetool for 1761VM". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 9 March 2014. 
  5. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 26 June 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 
  6. ^ Dutch Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, Samenvoeging van de gemeenten Anna Paulowna, Niedorp, Wieringen en Wieringermeer. (Parliamentary document).

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