Spijk, Lingewaal

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Spijk
Village
LocatieLingewaal.png
The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Spijk in the municipality of Lingewaal.
The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Spijk in the municipality of Lingewaal.
Coordinates: 51°51′18″N 5°0′28″E / 51.85500°N 5.00778°E / 51.85500; 5.00778Coordinates: 51°51′18″N 5°0′28″E / 51.85500°N 5.00778°E / 51.85500; 5.00778
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Municipality Lingewaal
Population (2006)
 • Total 876
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Spijk is a village in the Dutch province of Gelderland. It is a part of the municipality of Lingewaal, and lies about 3 km northeast of Gorinchem.

In 2001, the village of Spijk had 413 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.093 km², and contained 158 residences.[1] The statistical area "Spijk", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 980.[2]

Spijk was a separate municipality between 1817 and 1855, when it became part of Heukelum. At that time, Spijk was still part of the province of South Holland.[3]

References[edit]

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