Zwartewaal

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Zwartewaal
Town
Zwartewaal and surroundings from Gemeente Atlas van Nederland by J. Kuyper, 1867
Zwartewaal and surroundings from Gemeente Atlas van Nederland by J. Kuyper, 1867
Location of Zwartewaal
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Zwartewaal in the municipality of Brielle.
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Zwartewaal in the municipality of Brielle.
Coordinates: 51°53′N 4°13′E / 51.883°N 4.217°E / 51.883; 4.217Coordinates: 51°53′N 4°13′E / 51.883°N 4.217°E / 51.883; 4.217
Country Netherlands
Province Zuid-Holland
Municipality Brielle
Population (2004) ca. 1,940

Zwartewaal is a village in the Dutch province of South Holland, The Netherlands. It is a part of the municipality of Brielle and lies about 5 km south of Maassluis.

In 2001 the village of Zwartewaal had 1666 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.33 km² and contained 670 residences.[1] The statistical area "Zwartewaal", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1,960.[2]

Zwartewaal was a separate municipality between 1817 and 1980, when it became part of Brielle.[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]