Oosthuizen

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Oosthuizen
Village
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Coat of arms of Oosthuizen
Coat of arms
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The village centre (darkgreen) and the statistical district (lightgreen) of Oosthuizen in the former municipality of Zeevang.
The village centre (darkgreen) and the statistical district (lightgreen) of Oosthuizen in the former municipality of Zeevang.
Coordinates: 52°34′15″N 4°59′45″E / 52.57083°N 4.99583°E / 52.57083; 4.99583Coordinates: 52°34′15″N 4°59′45″E / 52.57083°N 4.99583°E / 52.57083; 4.99583
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Municipality Edam-Volendam
Area
 • Total 6.76 km2 (2.61 sq mi)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total 3,224
 • Density 480/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 1474
Dialing code 0299

Oosthuizen (West Frisian: Oôsthúze) is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Edam-Volendam, and lies about 8 km north of Purmerend.

Oosthuizen was a separate municipality until 1979, when the new municipality of Zeevang was created.[2]

In 2001, the village of Oosthuizen had 2940 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.49 km², and contained 1153 residences.[3] The statistical district "Oosthuizen", which covers the village and the surrounding countryside including the hamlet of Etersheim, has a population of around 3220.[4]

Church in Oosthuizen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gemeente Zeevang (2009) "Gemeente in cijfers" Gemeentegids Amsterdam: De Telefoongids BV pp. 7.
  2. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.
  3. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 [1]. Statistics are for the continuous built-up area.
  4. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005 [2]. As of 1 January 2005.

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