Koog aan de Zaan

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Koog aan de Zaan
Coat of arms of Koog aan de Zaan
Coat of arms
Location of Koog aan de Zaan
The statistical district of Koog aan de Zaan in the municipality of Zaanstad.
The statistical district of Koog aan de Zaan in the municipality of Zaanstad.
Country Netherlands
Province Noord-Holland
Municipality Zaanstad

Coordinates: 52°28′N 4°48′E / 52.467°N 4.800°E / 52.467; 4.800

Koog aan de Zaan (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈkoːx aːn də ˈzaːn]) is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Zaanstad, and lies about 11 km northwest of Amsterdam.

Koog aan de Zaan was a separate municipality until 1974, when the municipality of Zaanstad was created.[1]

Koog aan de Zaan has a population of around 11770.[2]

A8ernA, an urban renewal project for the space under the A8 motorway as it passes through Koog aan de Zaan, was a joint winner of the 2006 European Prize for Urban Public Space.

Trains[edit]

There are two small stations within the borders of Koog aan de Zaan. These are:

Zaandam railway station is the nearest main station. For Purmerend, Hoorn and Enkhuizen use Zaandam Kogerveld railway station.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005 "Archived copy". Archived from the original on July 24, 2006. Retrieved July 24, 2006. . As of 1 January 2005.

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