Cothen

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Cothen
Town
Cothen from the air
Cothen from the air
Coat of arms of Cothen
Coat of arms
LocatieWijkBijDuurstede.png
The village (darkgreen) and the statistical district (lightgreen) of Cothen in the municipality of Wijk bij Duurstede.
The village (darkgreen) and the statistical district (lightgreen) of Cothen in the municipality of Wijk bij Duurstede.
Coordinates: 51°59′46″N 5°18′35″E / 51.99611°N 5.30972°E / 51.99611; 5.30972Coordinates: 51°59′46″N 5°18′35″E / 51.99611°N 5.30972°E / 51.99611; 5.30972
Country Netherlands
Province Utrecht
Municipality Wijk bij Duurstede
Population (2003)
 • Total 3,000
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Cothen is a town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Wijk bij Duurstede, and lies about 10 km (6 mi) southeast of Houten.

In 2001, the town of Cothen had 2269 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.42 km2 (0 sq mi), and contained 890 residences.[1] Including both the village itself and the surrounding area, the statistical district of Cothen has about 2940 inhabitants.[2]

The skyline of Cothen is characterized by a church and a windmill called Oog In 't Zeil.

History[edit]

The village used to be a separate municipality. In 1996, it became a part of Wijk bij Duurstede.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 [1]. Statistics are for the continuous built-up area.
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Gemeente Op Maat 2004: Wijk bij Duurstede [2].

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