Huisduinen

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Huisduinen
Village
Huisduinen
Huisduinen
Dutch Municipality Den Helder 2006.png
The village centre (darkgreen) and the statistical district (lightgreen) of Huisduinen in the municipality of Den Helder.
The village centre (darkgreen) and the statistical district (lightgreen) of Huisduinen in the municipality of Den Helder.
Coordinates: 52°57′8″N 4°43′34″E / 52.95222°N 4.72611°E / 52.95222; 4.72611Coordinates: 52°57′8″N 4°43′34″E / 52.95222°N 4.72611°E / 52.95222; 4.72611
Country Netherlands
Province Noord-Holland
Municipality Den Helder
Elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 513
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Huisduinen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦœyzˌdœynə(n)]) is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Den Helder, and lies about 2 km west of Den Helder.

In 2001, the village of Huisduinen had 513 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.18 km², and contained 231 residences.[1] The statistical district "Huisduinen", which covers the village and the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 520.[2]

The fortress Kijkduin was built by Napoleon in Huisduinen. In Dutch, the Battle of Texel (1672) is named "Battle of Kijkduin" after this location.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001, CBS.nl Statistics are for the continuous built-up area.
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005 CBS.nl, as of 1 January 2005.