Beets, Netherlands

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Beets
Town
Coat of arms of Beets
Coat of arms
Dutch Municipality Zeevang 2006.png
The village centre (darkgreen) and the statistical district (lightgreen) of Beets in the former municipality of Zeevang.
The village centre (darkgreen) and the statistical district (lightgreen) of Beets in the former municipality of Zeevang.
Coordinates: 52°35′21″N 4°58′39″E / 52.58917°N 4.97750°E / 52.58917; 4.97750Coordinates: 52°35′21″N 4°58′39″E / 52.58917°N 4.97750°E / 52.58917; 4.97750
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Municipality Edam-Volendam
Area
 • Total 4 km2 (2 sq mi)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total 541
 • Density 140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 1475
Dialing code 0299

Beets (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbeːts]; West Frisian: Beetse) is a village in the northwest Netherlands. It is a part of the municipality of Edam-Volendam, North Holland, and lies about 9 km southwest of Hoorn.

In 2001, the small village centre of Beets had 243 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.05 km², and contained 100 residences.[2] The statistical district "Beets", which covers the village and the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 550.[3]

Until 1970, Beets was a separate municipality.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gemeente Zeevang (2009) "Gemeente in cijfers" Gemeentegids Amsterdam: De Telefoongids BV pp. 7.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ Statistics Netherlands, 2007. Figures are for the year 2006. Statistics are available in Google Earth format.
  4. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.

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