Jisp, North Holland

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Jisp
Village
Meadows and water in the area known as the "Wormer- en Jisperveld" in the municipality of Wormerland, as seen in a roughly northernly direction from the road between the villages Jisp and Neck.
Meadows and water in the area known as the "Wormer- en Jisperveld" in the municipality of Wormerland, as seen in a roughly northernly direction from the road between the villages Jisp and Neck.
Coat of arms of Jisp
Coat of arms
LocatieWormerland.png
The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Jisp in the municipality of Wormerland.
The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Jisp in the municipality of Wormerland.
Coordinates: 52°30′24″N 4°50′56″E / 52.50667°N 4.84889°E / 52.50667; 4.84889Coordinates: 52°30′24″N 4°50′56″E / 52.50667°N 4.84889°E / 52.50667; 4.84889
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Municipality Wormerland
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,130
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Jisp is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Wormerland, and lies about 8 km west of Purmerend.

History[edit]

Jisp is a former whaling village. It used to be an island in the Zuiderzee.[1]

Jisp was a separate municipality until 1991, when it merged with Wormer and Wijdewormer to form the new municipality of Wormerland.[2]

Geography[edit]

Jisp is located in the Wormer- en Jisperveld.[1]

Demographics[edit]

In 2001, the village of Jisp had 318 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 4.3 km², and contained 116 residences.[3] The statistical area "Jisp", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of 1130.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: The Netherlands: The Netherlands. DK Publishing. 1 August 2011. p. 175. ISBN 978-0-7566-8476-1. 
  2. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.
  3. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20060319070600/http://www.cbs.nl/nl-NL/menu/themas/milieu-natuur-ruimte/ruimte/publicaties/cartografie-geografie/geografische-data/2001-bevolkingskernen-in-nederland.htm. Archived from the original on March 19, 2006. Retrieved November 28, 2003.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ "Gemeente Op Maat 2010: Wormerland" (PDF). Statistics Netherlands (CBS). Archived from the original (PDF) on July 29, 2014. 

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