Heinkenszand

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Heinkenszand
Town
Heinkenszand, church: Sint Blasiuskerk
Heinkenszand, church: Sint Blasiuskerk
Coat of arms of Heinkenszand
Coat of arms
LocatieBorsele.png
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Heinkenszand in the municipality of Borsele.
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Heinkenszand in the municipality of Borsele.
Coordinates: 51°28′23″N 3°48′52″E / 51.47306°N 3.81444°E / 51.47306; 3.81444Coordinates: 51°28′23″N 3°48′52″E / 51.47306°N 3.81444°E / 51.47306; 3.81444
Country Netherlands
Province Zeeland
Municipality Borsele
Population (1 January 2010)
 • Total 5,500
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Heinkenszand is a town in the Dutch province of Zeeland. It is a part of the municipality of Borsele, and lies about 14 km east of Middelburg.

Heinkenszand was a separate municipality until 1970.[1]

In 2001, the town of Heinkenszand had 4164 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 1.1 km², and contained 1660 residences.[2] The statistical area "Heinkenszand", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 5090.[3]

Tourism[edit]

Heinkenszand has steadily been increasing its importance as a tourism destination with holiday park "Stelleplas" and a traditional wooden shoe factory and museum.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, "Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten", KNAW, 2006. [1]
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  3. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005. As of 1 January 2005.
  4. ^ Klompenmakerij Traas

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