Schelluinen

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Schelluinen
Village
LocatieGiessenlanden.png
The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Schelluinen in the municipality of Giessenlanden.
The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Schelluinen in the municipality of Giessenlanden.
Coordinates: 51°50′33″N 4°55′33″E / 51.84250°N 4.92583°E / 51.84250; 4.92583Coordinates: 51°50′33″N 4°55′33″E / 51.84250°N 4.92583°E / 51.84250; 4.92583
Country Netherlands
Province South Holland
Municipality Giessenlanden
Population (2004)
 • Total 1,230
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Schelluinen is a village in the Dutch province of South Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Giessenlanden, and lies about 4 km west of Gorinchem.

In 2001, the village of Schelluinen had 908 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.23 km², and contained 342 residences.[1] The statistical area "Schelluinen", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1240.[2]

Schelluinen was a separate municipality between 1817 and 1986, when it became part of Giessenlanden.[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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