Ursem

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Ursem
Village
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The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Ursem in the municipality of Wester-Koggenland.
The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Ursem in the municipality of Wester-Koggenland.
Coordinates: 52°38′N 4°54′E / 52.633°N 4.900°E / 52.633; 4.900Coordinates: 52°38′N 4°54′E / 52.633°N 4.900°E / 52.633; 4.900
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Municipality Koggenland
Population
 • Total 2,670
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Ursem is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Koggenland, and lies about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) east of Alkmaar and 30 kilometres (19 mi) north of Amsterdam and 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) west from Hoorn.

Ursem was a separate municipality until 1979, when the new municipality of Wester-Koggenland was created.[1]

In 2001, the village of Ursem had 2142 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.59 km², and contained 789 residences.[2] The statistical area "Ursem", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 2160.[3]

References[edit]

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

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