Driebruggen

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Driebruggen
Village
LocatieReeuwijk.png
The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Driebruggen in the municipality of Reeuwijk.
The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Driebruggen in the municipality of Reeuwijk.
Coordinates: 52°2′36″N 4°47′55″E / 52.04333°N 4.79861°E / 52.04333; 4.79861Coordinates: 52°2′36″N 4°47′55″E / 52.04333°N 4.79861°E / 52.04333; 4.79861
Country Netherlands
Province South Holland
Municipality Bodegraven-Reeuwijk
Population (2008)
 • Total 1,756
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Driebruggen is a village in the Dutch province of South Holland. It is a part of the former municipality of Reeuwijk, and lies about 6 km east of Gouda.

In 2001, the village of Driebruggen had 1313 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.23 km², and contained 455 residences.[1] The statistical area "Driebruggen", which also includes the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1410.[2]

Driebruggen was a separate municipality between 1964 and 1989. The name from this village means 3 bridges. It was created in a merger of Hekendorp, Lange Ruige Weide, Papekop, and Waarder.[3]

Map - NL - Reeuwijk - Wijk 02 Driebruggen - Buurt 00 Driebruggen.svg

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005 Archived 2006-07-24 at WebCite. As of 1 January 2005.
  3. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, "Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten", KNAW, 2006. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-02-20. Retrieved 2009-12-03.