Kortgene

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Kortgene
Village
Flag of Kortgene
Flag
Coat of arms of Kortgene
Coat of arms
LocatieNoord-Beveland.png
The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Kortgene in the municipality of Noord-Beveland.
The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Kortgene in the municipality of Noord-Beveland.
Coordinates: 51°33′30″N 3°48′0″E / 51.55833°N 3.80000°E / 51.55833; 3.80000Coordinates: 51°33′30″N 3°48′0″E / 51.55833°N 3.80000°E / 51.55833; 3.80000
Country Netherlands
Province Zeeland
Municipality Noord-Beveland
Population (1 January 2008)
 • Total 1,847
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Kortgene is a village in the Dutch province of Zeeland. It is a part of the municipality of Noord-Beveland, and lies about 15 km northeast of Middelburg.

Kortgene received city rights in 1431. It was also the name of a municipality containing nearby villages Colijnsplaat and Kats until 1995, when it merged with municipality Wissenkerke into the new municipality of Noord-Beveland.[1]

In 2001, the village of Kortgene had 1188 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.35 km², and contained 561 residences.[2] The statistical area "Kortgene", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 2000.[3]

References[edit]

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

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