Hoogblokland

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Coordinates: 51°52′N 4°59′E / 51.867°N 4.983°E / 51.867; 4.983

Hoogblokland
Coat of arms of Hoogblokland
Coat of arms
Location of Hoogblokland
The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Hoogblokland in the municipality of Giessenlanden.
The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Hoogblokland in the municipality of Giessenlanden.
Country Netherlands
Province South Holland
Municipality Giessenlanden
Population 1,440

Hoogblokland is a village in the Dutch province of South Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Giessenlanden, and lies about 4 km north of Gorinchem.

In 2001, the village of Hoogblokland had 935 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.25 km², and contained 372 residences.[1] The statistical area "Hoogblokland", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1100.[2]

Hoogblokland was a separate municipality until 1986, when it became a part of Giessenlanden.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 Archived 2006-03-19 at the Wayback Machine.. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005. As of 1 January 2005.
  3. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.

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