Graft-De Rijp

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Graft-De Rijp
Former municipality
Traditional houses in De Rijp
Traditional houses in De Rijp
Flag of Graft-De Rijp
Coat of arms of Graft-De Rijp
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Graft-De Rijp in a municipal map of North Holland
Location in North Holland
Coordinates: 52°33′N 4°51′E / 52.550°N 4.850°E / 52.550; 4.850Coordinates: 52°33′N 4°51′E / 52.550°N 4.850°E / 52.550; 4.850
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Municipality Alkmaar
Established 1 August 1970
 • Total 21.76 km2 (8.40 sq mi)
 • Land 20.03 km2 (7.73 sq mi)
 • Water 1.73 km2 (0.67 sq mi)
Elevation[2] −2 m (−7 ft)
Population (August 2017)[3]
 • Total data missing
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 1483–1488, 1536
Area code 0299

Graft-De Rijp (About this sound pronunciation ) is a former municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. Since 2015 it has been a part of Alkmaar.

It is twinned with Chalfont St Giles in England.

Population centres[edit]

The municipality of Graft-De Rijp consisted of the following towns, villages and/or districts: De Rijp, Graft, Markenbinnen, Noordeinde, Oost-Graftdijk, Starnmeer, West-Graftdijk.

Local government[edit]

The municipal council of Graft-De Rijp consisted of 13 seats, which were divided as follows:

  • CDA - 4 seats
  • PvdA - 4 seats
  • VVD - 4 seats
  • Gemeentebelangen - 1 seat


  1. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Postcodetool for 1483HA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 4 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017. 

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