Piershil

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Piershil
Village
Windmill Simonia
Windmill Simonia
Coat of arms of Piershil
Coat of arms
LocatieKorendijk.png
The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Piershil in the municipality of Korendijk.
The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Piershil in the municipality of Korendijk.
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
Municipality Korendijk
Population
 • Total 1,600
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Piershil is a village in the Dutch province of South Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Korendijk, and lies about 5 km south of Spijkenisse.

In 2001 the village of Piershil had 1185 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.24 km², and contained 477 residences.[1] The statistical area "Piershil", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1570.[2]

Piershil was a separate municipality between 1817 and 1984, when it became part of Korendijk.[3]

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. [1]

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