Schardam

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Schardam
Hamlet
Schardam Banpaal.JPG
Coat of arms of Schardam
Coat of arms
Dutch Municipality Zeevang 2006.png
The statistical district of Schardam in the former municipality of Zeevang.
The statistical district of Schardam in the former municipality of Zeevang.
Coordinates: 52°35′49″N 5°1′1″E / 52.59694°N 5.01694°E / 52.59694; 5.01694Coordinates: 52°35′49″N 5°1′1″E / 52.59694°N 5.01694°E / 52.59694; 5.01694
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Municipality Edam-Volendam
Area
 • Total 2.32 km2 (0.90 sq mi)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total 104
 • Density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 1476
Dialing code 0299 in the north, 0229 in the south

Schardam is a small village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Edam-Volendam, and lies about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) southwest of Hoorn.

Schardam was a separate municipality from 1817 to 1854, when it was merged with Beets.[2]

The statistical district "Schardam", which covers the village and the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 110.[3]

South and north canal locks at Schardam

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. [1]
  3. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005 [2]. As of 1 January 2005.