Koog aan de Zaan
|Koog aan de Zaan|
The statistical district of Koog aan de Zaan in the municipality of Zaanstad.
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.
Koog aan de Zaan has a population of around 11770.
There are two small stations within the borders of Koog aan de Zaan. These are:
- Koog aan de Zaan railway station, which serves Koog aan de Zaan itself.
- Zaandijk Zaanse Schans railway station, which mainly serves Zaandijk and the Zaanse Schans, an open-air museum nearby in Zaandijk.
- J. Kuyper, Gemeente Atlas van Nederland, 1865-1870, "Koog aan de Zaan". Map of the former municipality, around 1868.
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