Harenkarspel

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Harenkarspel
Former municipality
Molen Groenveld.jpg
Flag of Harenkarspel
Flag
Coat of arms of Harenkarspel
Coat of arms
Location of Harenkarspel
Coordinates: 52°44′N 4°45′E / 52.73°N 4.75°E / 52.73; 4.75Coordinates: 52°44′N 4°45′E / 52.73°N 4.75°E / 52.73; 4.75
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceNorth Holland
MunicipalitySchagen
Area
(2006)
 • Total54.83 km2 (21.17 sq mi)
 • Land54.03 km2 (20.86 sq mi)
 • Water0.80 km2 (0.31 sq mi)
Population
 (1 January 2007)
 • Total15,922
 • Density295/km2 (760/sq mi)
 Source: CBS, Statline.
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Websitewww.harenkarspel.nl

Harenkarspel (About this soundpronunciation ) is a former municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland and the region of West-Frisia. The main town of Harenkarspel was Tuitjenhorn. In 2013, Harenkarspel merged with Schagen and Zijpe into a new municipality, which is called Schagen.

Population centres[edit]

The former municipality of Harenkarspel consisted of the following villages: Dirkshorn, Eenigenburg, Groenveld, Kalverdijk, Kerkbuurt, Krabbendam, 't Rijpje, Schoorldam (partly), Sint Maarten, Stroet, Tuitjenhorn, Valkkoog, Waarland, and Warmenhuizen. The largest towns were Warmenhuizen and Tuitjenhorn. The town hall of Harenkarspel was located in Tuitjenhorn.

Local government[edit]

The municipal council of Harenkarspel consisted of 17 seats, which were divided as follows:

  • CDA - 6 seats
  • PvdA - 4 seats
  • Algemeen Belang '89 - 4 seats
  • VVD - 3 seats

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