Hollands Kroon

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Hollands Kroon
Anna Paulowna town centre
Anna Paulowna town centre
Flag of Hollands Kroon
Flag
Coat of arms of Hollands Kroon
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Hollands Kroon in a municipal map of North Holland
Location in North Holland
Coordinates: 52°52′N 4°49′E / 52.867°N 4.817°E / 52.867; 4.817Coordinates: 52°52′N 4°49′E / 52.867°N 4.817°E / 52.867; 4.817
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceNorth Holland
Established1 January 2012[1]
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorRian van Dam (PvdA)
Area
 • Total662.20 km2 (255.68 sq mi)
 • Land358.09 km2 (138.26 sq mi)
 • Water304.11 km2 (117.42 sq mi)
Elevation−1 m (−3 ft)
Population
 (August 2017)[4]
 • Total47,657
 • Density133/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
1730–1736, 1760–1779
Area codeVarious
Websitewww.hollandskroon.nl
Dutch Topographic map of Hollands Kroon, June 2015

Hollands Kroon is a municipality located in the Northwest Netherlands. It was created on 1 January 2012, as a merger of four municipalities: Anna Paulowna, Niedorp, Wieringen, and Wieringermeer.[5]

Localities[edit]

Cities (places/areas with city rights[citation needed]):

Villages:

Settlements:

Local government[edit]

The municipal council of Hollands Kroon consists of 29 seats, which are divided as follows:

Municipal council seats
Party 2012 2018 [6]
Senioren Hollands Kroon 4 7
VVD 8 5
CDA 5 5
Onafhankelijk Hollands Kroon 3
PvdA 4 2
GroenLinks 1 2
D66 1 2
Christian Union 1 1
LADA (Democratie Anders) 3 1
ANDERS! 1
Partij Vrije Liberalen 1
Progressief Wieringermeer 1
Total 29 29

The executive board consists of Senioren Hollands Kroon, VVD and CDA [7]

Notable people[edit]

Ard Schenk, 2006
Sport
  • Erik Heijblok (born 1977 in Den Oever, Wieringen) retired football goalkeeper.
  • Selma Borst (born 1983 in Wieringerwaard) a Dutch runner
  • Kai Reus (born 1985 in Niedorp) a Dutch former professional road bicycle racer
  • Jessy Kramer (born 1990 in Zijdewind) a Dutch handball player
  • Marit Raaijmakers (born 1999 in Hippolytushoef) a Dutch racing cyclist

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 2012" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 2012]. cbs.nl (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 9 March 2014.
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 1761VM". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 9 March 2014.
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017.
  5. ^ Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, Samenvoeging van de gemeenten Anna Paulowna, Niedorp, Wieringen en Wieringermeer. (Parliamentary document).
  6. ^ "Kiesraad, Gemeenteraad 21 maart 2018". Retrieved 1 July 2018.
  7. ^ "Coalitieakkoord". Retrieved 1 July 2018.

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