Achthuizen

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Achthuizen
Village
LocatieOostflakkee.png
The village centre (darkgreen) and the statistical district (lightgreen) of Achthuizen in the former municipality of Oostflakkee.
The village centre (darkgreen) and the statistical district (lightgreen) of Achthuizen in the former municipality of Oostflakkee.
Coordinates: 51°41′14″N 4°16′52″E / 51.6872262°N 4.2811338°E / 51.6872262; 4.2811338Coordinates: 51°41′14″N 4°16′52″E / 51.6872262°N 4.2811338°E / 51.6872262; 4.2811338
Country Netherlands
Province South Holland
Municipality Goeree-Overflakkee
Population (2004) ca. 900

Achthuizen is a village in the Dutch province of South Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Goeree-Overflakkee, and lies about 17 km south of Spijkenisse.

In 2001, the village of Achthuizen had 740 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.14 km², and contained 320 residences.[1] The slightly larger statistical district "Achthuizen" has a population of around 900.[2] The village has a working windmill, Windlust, which is operated on a volunteer basis.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-03-19. Retrieved 2007-01-24. . Statistics are for the continuous built-up area.
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Gemeente Op Maat 2004: Oostflakkee [1].
  3. ^ "Windlust (Achthuizen, Zuid-Holland)". Nederlandse Molendatabase. Retrieved 2013-05-12.