Herwijnen

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Herwijnen
Village
Coat of arms of Herwijnen
Coat of arms
LocatieLingewaal.png
The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Herwijnen in the municipality of Lingewaal.
The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Herwijnen in the municipality of Lingewaal.
Coordinates: 51°49′31″N 5°7′49″E / 51.82528°N 5.13028°E / 51.82528; 5.13028Coordinates: 51°49′31″N 5°7′49″E / 51.82528°N 5.13028°E / 51.82528; 5.13028
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Municipality Lingewaal
Population (2006)
 • Total 2,500
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Herwijnen is a village in the Dutch province of Gelderland. It is a part of the municipality of Lingewaal, and lies about 11 km east of Gorinchem.

Herwijnen was a separate municipality until 1986, when it was merged with Vuren, Asperen, Heukelum and Spijk.[1]

In 2001, the village of Herwijnen had 1494 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.34 km², and contained 550 residences.[2] The statistical area "Herwijnen", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 2470.[3]

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 Archived 2006-03-19 at the Wayback Machine.. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  3. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005. As of 1 January 2005.

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