Rockanje

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Rockanje
Town
Town centre of Rockanje
Town centre of Rockanje
Flag of Rockanje
Flag
Coat of arms of Rockanje
Coat of arms
LocatieWestvoorne.png
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Rockanje in the municipality of Westvoorne.
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Rockanje in the municipality of Westvoorne.
Coordinates: 51°52′14″N 4°4′8″E / 51.87056°N 4.06889°E / 51.87056; 4.06889Coordinates: 51°52′14″N 4°4′8″E / 51.87056°N 4.06889°E / 51.87056; 4.06889
Country Netherlands
Province South Holland
Municipality Westvoorne
Area
 • Total 30.03 km2 (11.59 sq mi)
 • Land 29.75 km2 (11.49 sq mi)
 • Water 0.26 km2 (0.10 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2005)
 • Total 6,560
 • Density 220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 3235

Rockanje is a town in the Dutch province of South Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Westvoorne, and lies about 7 km northwest of Hellevoetsluis.

In 2001, the town of Rockanje had 4805 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 1.2 km², and contained 2004 residences.[1] The statistical area "Rockanje", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 5710.[2]

Rockanje was a separate municipality until 1980, when it became part of Westvoorne.[3]

Rockanje in 1866.

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 January 1, 2005.
  3. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, "Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten", KNAW, 2006. [1]