Langedijk

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Langedijk
Municipality
Windmill in Sint Pancras
Windmill in Sint Pancras
Flag of Langedijk
Flag
Coat of arms of Langedijk
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Langedijk in a municipal map of North Holland
Location in North Holland
Coordinates: 52°41′N 4°48′E / 52.683°N 4.800°E / 52.683; 4.800Coordinates: 52°41′N 4°48′E / 52.683°N 4.800°E / 52.683; 4.800
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Hans Cornelisse (CDA)
Area[2]
 • Total 27.03 km2 (10.44 sq mi)
 • Land 24.04 km2 (9.28 sq mi)
 • Water 2.99 km2 (1.15 sq mi)
Elevation[3] −1 m (−3 ft)
Population (May 2014)[4]
 • Total 27,144
 • Density 1,129/km2 (2,920/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 1720–1724, 1830–1834
Area code 0226, 072
Website www.gemeentelangedijk.nl

Langedijk About this sound pronunciation  (West Frisian: Langedìk) is a municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland and the region of West-Frisia. Langedijk received city rights in 1415.

Population centres[edit]

The municipality of Langedijk consists of the following cities, towns, villages and/or districts: Broek op Langedijk, Koedijk (partly), Noord-Scharwoude, Oudkarspel, Sint Pancras, Zuid-Scharwoude.

Dutch Topographic map of Langedijk, July 2013

Local government[edit]

The municipal council of Langedijk consists of 21 seats, which are divided as follows:

  • Kleurrijk Langedijk (5 zetels)(new party)
  • CDA (4 zetels)
  • PvdA (4 zetels)
  • VVD (3 zetels)
  • GroenLinks (2 zetels)
  • Hart voor Langedijk/D66 (2 zetels)
  • ChristenUnie (1 zetel)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "drs. J.F.N (Hans) Cornelisse" (in Dutch). Gemeente Langedijk. Retrieved 13 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 1722GX". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 13 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 26 June 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 

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