Leerbroek

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Coordinates: 51°55′N 5°3′E / 51.917°N 5.050°E / 51.917; 5.050

Leerbroek
Location of Leerbroek
The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Leerbroek in the municipality of Zederik.
The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Leerbroek in the municipality of Zederik.
Country Netherlands
Province South Holland
Municipality Zederik
Population ca. 1,560

Leerbroek is a village in the Dutch province of South Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Zederik, and lies about 9 km (6 mi) northeast of Gorinchem.

In 2004, the village of Leerbroek had 1560 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.096 km2 (0 sq mi), and contained 197 residences.[1] The statistical area "Leerbroek", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 980.[2]

Leerbroek was a separate municipality between 1817, when it was separated from Meerkerk, and 1986, when it merged with Zederik.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 Archived 2006-03-19 at the Wayback Machine.. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005. As of 1 January 2005.
  3. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, "Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten", KNAW, 2006. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-02-20. Retrieved 2009-12-03. 

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