Hoogwoud

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Hoogwoud
Town
Hoogwoud Molen De Vier Winden met gemaal.jpg
Coat of arms of Hoogwoud
Coat of arms
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The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Hoogwoud in the municipality of Opmeer.
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Hoogwoud in the municipality of Opmeer.
Coordinates: 52°42′55″N 4°56′12″E / 52.71528°N 4.93667°E / 52.71528; 4.93667Coordinates: 52°42′55″N 4°56′12″E / 52.71528°N 4.93667°E / 52.71528; 4.93667
Country Netherlands
Province Noord-Holland
Municipality Opmeer
Population (2001)
 • Total 3,170
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Hoogwoud (West Frisian: Hougwoud) is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Opmeer, and lies about 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) northeast of Heerhugowaard.

Hoogwoud received city rights in 1414. It was a separate municipality until 1979, when it was merged with Opmeer.[1]

In 2001, the town of Hoogwoud had 3170 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.92 km², and contained 1226 residences.[2] The statistical area "Hoogwoud", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 3350.[3]

References[edit]

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

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