The statistical district of Krommenie in the municipality of Zaanstad.
|• Total||540 ha (1,330 acres)|
Krommenie was a separate municipality until 1974, when the new municipality of Zaanstad was created.
The statistical district "Krommenie", which covers the village and the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 17,410.
Krommenie is the first city in the world to have a solar bikepath (SolaRoad), a path made of a transparent surface over solar cells to generate electricity fed back to the grid. The path, over 70 meters long, is to test engineering feasibility.
- Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.
- 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.
- J. Kuyper, Gemeente Atlas van Nederland, 1865-1870, "Krommenie". Map of the former municipality, around 1868.
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