Rijpwetering

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Rijpwetering
Location of Rijpwetering
The village centre (darkgreen) and the statistical district (lightgreen) of Rijpwetering in the municipality of Kaag en Braassem.
The village centre (darkgreen) and the statistical district (lightgreen) of Rijpwetering in the municipality of Kaag en Braassem.
Country Netherlands
Province Zuid-Holland
Municipality Kaag en Braassem
Population ca. 1,600

Coordinates: 52°12′N 4°35′E / 52.200°N 4.583°E / 52.200; 4.583

Rijpwetering is a village in the Dutch province of South Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Kaag en Braassem, and lies about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) east of Leiden.

In 2001 the village of Rijpwetering had 913 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.12 km² and contained 340 residences.[1] The larger statistical area of Rijpwetering has a population of around 1440.[2]

Famous people from Rijpwetering[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 "Archived copy". Archived from the original on March 19, 2006. Retrieved January 24, 2007. . Statistics are for the continuous built-up area.
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Gemeente Op Maat 2004: Alkemade [1].

Rijpwetering in images[edit]

Rijpwetering, centre 
Boats in Rijpwetering 
The Adermolen ('Ader mill') 
The Moppemolen ('Moppe mill') 
Houses on the 'Pastoor van der Plaatstraat' 
The 12-sided Lijkermolen ('Lijker mill') 
Centre with church