Nieuwveen

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Nieuwveen
Town
Dorpsstraat
Dorpsstraat
Coat of arms of Nieuwveen
Coat of arms
LocatieLiemeer.png
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Nieuwveen in the municipality of Liemeer.
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Nieuwveen in the municipality of Liemeer.
Coordinates: 52°11′40″N 4°45′25″E / 52.19444°N 4.75694°E / 52.19444; 4.75694Coordinates: 52°11′40″N 4°45′25″E / 52.19444°N 4.75694°E / 52.19444; 4.75694
Country Netherlands
Province South Holland
Municipality Nieuwkoop
Population (2004)
 • Total 3,970
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Nieuwveen is a town in the Dutch province of South Holland, located close to the border of province North Holland, about 35 kilometers (22 miles) southwest of the city of Amsterdam. It is a part of the municipality of Nieuwkoop (until 2007: Liemeer), and lies about 9 kilometers (6 miles) northeast of Alphen aan den Rijn.

In 2001, the town of Nieuwveen had 2806 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.73 km², and contained 931 residences.[1] The statistical area "Nieuwveen", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 3630.[2]

Nieuwveen was a separate municipality until 1994, when it became part of Liemeer.[3] The Jostiband Orchestra was founded here.

References[edit]

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

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