Kerkwijk

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Kerkwijk
Village
Flag of Kerkwijk
Flag
Coat of arms of Kerkwijk
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LocatieZaltbommel.png
The village centre (red) and the statistical district (light green) of Kerkwijk in the municipality of Zaltbommel.
The village centre (red) and the statistical district (light green) of Kerkwijk in the municipality of Zaltbommel.
Coordinates: 51°46′28″N 5°13′10″E / 51.77444°N 5.21944°E / 51.77444; 5.21944Coordinates: 51°46′28″N 5°13′10″E / 51.77444°N 5.21944°E / 51.77444; 5.21944
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Municipality Zaltbommel
Population (1 January 2010)
 • Total 550
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Kerkwijk is a village in the Dutch province of Gelderland. It is a part of the municipality of Zaltbommel, and lies about 11 km northwest of 's-Hertogenbosch.

Kerkwijk was a separate municipality between 1818 and 1999, when it was merged with Zaltbommel.[1]

In 2001, the village of Kerkwijk had 208 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.066 km², and contained 72 residences.[2] The statistical area "Kerkwijk", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 360.[3]

Kerkwijk has a church that dates back to the 11th century, consisting of a Romanesque nave, a late-Romanesque tower and a Gothic tower from the fifteenth century. The church has wooden vaults with paintings from the fifteenth century.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 Archived 19 March 2006 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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