Spanbroek

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Spanbroek
Village
Spanbroek Raadhuis.JPG
Coat of arms of Spanbroek
Coat of arms
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Spanbroek in the municipality of Opmeer.
Spanbroek in the municipality of Opmeer.
Coordinates: 52°41′53″N 4°57′39″E / 52.69806°N 4.96083°E / 52.69806; 4.96083Coordinates: 52°41′53″N 4°57′39″E / 52.69806°N 4.96083°E / 52.69806; 4.96083
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceNorth Holland
MunicipalityOpmeer
Population
 • Total4,000
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Spanbroek is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Opmeer, and lies about 9 km (6 mi) northwest of Hoorn.[1]

Spanbroek received city rights in 1414. It was a separate municipality until 1959, when it was merged with Opmeer.[2]

The Scheringa Museum of Realist Art is in Spanbroek.

References[edit]

  1. ^ ANWB Topografische Atlas Nederland, Topografische Dienst and ANWB, 2005.
  2. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.

External links[edit]

Media related to Spanbroek at Wikimedia Commons