Ankeveen

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Ankeveen
Unincorporated community
Skyline of Ankeveen
Location of Ankeveen
The town centre (darkgreen) and the statistical district (lightgreen) of Ankeveen in the municipality of Wijdemeren.
The town centre (darkgreen) and the statistical district (lightgreen) of Ankeveen in the municipality of Wijdemeren.
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Municipality Wijdemeren
Population 1,515

Ankeveen (52°16′N 5°6′E / 52.267°N 5.100°E / 52.267; 5.100) is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Wijdemeren, and lies about 5 km west of Bussum.

In 2001, the town of Ankeveen had 707 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.11 km², and contained 280 residences.[1] The statistical district "Ankeveen", which covers the village and the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1610.[2]

There are plans to establish a centre for refugees in Ankeveen.

West of the village, there is a fen area, the Ankeveense Plassen.

Until 1966, Ankeveen was a separate municipality.

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), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005 "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-07-24. Retrieved 2006-07-24. . As of 1 January 2005.

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