Nissewaard

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Nissewaard
Flag of Nissewaard
Coat of arms of Nissewaard
Highlighted position of Nissewaard in a municipal map of South Holland
Location in South Holland
Coordinates: 51°49′42″N 4°16′45″E / 51.8283°N 4.2792°E / 51.8283; 4.2792Coordinates: 51°49′42″N 4°16′45″E / 51.8283°N 4.2792°E / 51.8283; 4.2792
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceSouth Holland
Established1 January 2015[1]
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • Mayor (acting)Foort van Oosten (VVD)
Area
 • Total83.79 km2 (32.35 sq mi)
 • Land73.58 km2 (28.41 sq mi)
 • Water10.21 km2 (3.94 sq mi)
Population
 (January 2019)[4]
 • Total84,797
 • Density1,152/km2 (2,980/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
3200–3209, 3211, 3212, 3214, 3216, 3218, 3227
Area code0181
Websitewww.nissewaard.nl

Nissewaard (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈnɪsəˌʋaːrt]) is a municipality in the Netherlands, located on the island of Voorne-Putten, in the south of the province of South Holland. It was created through a merger of the municipalities of Spijkenisse and Bernisse on 1 January 2015.

Nissewaard has a population of about 85,000 as of 2014.

Topography[edit]

Gem-Nissewaard-OpenTopo.jpg

Dutch topographic map of the municipality of Nissewaard, June 2015

Notable people[edit]

Dirk van Hogendorp, ca.1813
Chanella Stougje, 2016

Sport[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 2015" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 2015]. cbs.nl (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 9 November 2018.
  2. ^ "Burgemeester Foort van Oosten" [Mayor Foort van Oosten] (in Dutch). Gemeente Nissewaard. Retrieved 26 September 2019.
  3. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2020" [Key figures for neighbourhoods 2020]. StatLine (in Dutch). CBS. 24 July 2020. Retrieved 19 September 2020.
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.

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