Sint Pancras

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Not to be confused with St. Pancras.
Sint Pancras
Coat of arms of Sint Pancras
Coat of arms
Coordinates: 52°39′47″N 4°47′7″E / 52.66306°N 4.78528°E / 52.66306; 4.78528
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Municipality Langedijk

Sint Pancras (West Frisian: Sundebankreas) is a town in the northwestern Netherlands. It is located in the municipality of Langedijk, North Holland, about 5 km northeast of Alkmaar.

History[edit]

The village was founded in the 14th century, after the village of Vronen was destroyed in a battle between Holland and West Friesland.

Sint Pancras was a separate municipality from 1817 to 1990, when it was merged with Langedijk.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 52°40′N 4°47′E / 52.667°N 4.783°E / 52.667; 4.783