Brandwijk

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Brandwijk
Village
Brandwijk, the village
Brandwijk, the village
LocatieGraafstroom.png
Brandwijk in the former municipality of Graafstroom.
Brandwijk in the former municipality of Graafstroom.
Coordinates: 51°53′N 4°49′E / 51.883°N 4.817°E / 51.883; 4.817Coordinates: 51°53′N 4°49′E / 51.883°N 4.817°E / 51.883; 4.817
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceSouth Holland
MunicipalityMolenwaard
Area
 • Total12.3 km2 (4.7 sq mi)
Population
 • Total1,213
 • Density99/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Brandwijk is a small village in the Dutch province of South Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Molenwaard, and lies about 13 km west of Gorinchem.

The statistical area "Brandwijk", which also includes the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 290.[1]

Brandwijk was a separate municipality between 1817 and 1986, when it became part of Graafstroom.[2] Last one has become part of Molenwaard in 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005. As of 1 January 2005.
  2. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.

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