Korendijk

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Korendijk
Municipality
Harbour of Nieuw-Beijerland
Harbour of Nieuw-Beijerland
Flag of Korendijk
Flag
Coat of arms of Korendijk
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Korendijk in a municipal map of South Holland
Location in South Holland
Coordinates: 51°48′N 4°19′E / 51.800°N 4.317°E / 51.800; 4.317Coordinates: 51°48′N 4°19′E / 51.800°N 4.317°E / 51.800; 4.317
Country Netherlands
Province South Holland
Established 1 January 1984
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Servaas Stoop (SGP)
Area[2]
 • Total 100.47 km2 (38.79 sq mi)
 • Land 77.26 km2 (29.83 sq mi)
 • Water 23.21 km2 (8.96 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 0 m (0 ft)
Population (January 2014)[4]
 • Total 10,693
 • Density 138/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 3264–3267, 3284
Area code 0186
Website www.korendijk.nl

Ltspkr.pngKorendijk (population: 10,693 in 2014) is a municipality on the Hoeksche Waard Island in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. The municipality covers an area of 100.47 km2 (38.79 sq mi) of which 23.21 km2 (8.96 sq mi) is water.

With the municipal reorganization of the Hoeksche Waard on 1 January 1984, the municipality of Korendijk was formed out of the former municipalities of Goudswaard, Nieuw-Beijerland, Piershil (location of town hall), Zuid-Beijerland, and the island Tiengemeten. In addition to these villages, it also has the population centres Nieuwendijk and Zuidzijde.

It is bordered on the southside by the Haringvliet estuary, on the westside by the Spui River, and by the municipalities Oud-Beijerland and Cromstrijen to the north and east.

Topography[edit]

2013-Korendijk.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Korendijk, 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "College van B&W" [Board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Korendijk. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 3265BT". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 1 sAugust 2013. 
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 10 March 2014. Retrieved 11 March 2014. 

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