Stad aan 't Haringvliet

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Stad aan 't Haringvliet
Village
Stad aan 't Haringvliet
Stad aan 't Haringvliet
LocatieMiddelharnis.png
The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Stad aan 't Haringvliet in the former municipality of Middelharnis.
The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Stad aan 't Haringvliet in the former municipality of Middelharnis.
Coordinates: 51°44′N 4°15′E / 51.733°N 4.250°E / 51.733; 4.250Coordinates: 51°44′N 4°15′E / 51.733°N 4.250°E / 51.733; 4.250
Country Netherlands
Province South Holland
Municipality Goeree-Overflakkee
Population (1 January 2009)
 • Total 1,399
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website StadsWeb

Stad aan 't Haringvliet is a village in the Dutch province of South Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Goeree-Overflakkee, and lies about 12 km southeast of Hellevoetsluis. The name means City on the Haringvliet. From 1812 to 1817 it was part of the municipality of Den Bommel, then it was a separate municipality until 1966 when it was merged with Middelharnis. Last one has made part of the new municipality of Goeree-Overflakkee since 2013.

In 2001, the village of Stad aan 't Haringvliet had 1,068 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.23 km², and contained 425 residences.[1] The slightly larger statistical area "Stad aan 't Haringvliet" has a population of around 1,340.[2] On 1 January 2009 the village had 1,399 inhabitants.[3]

Because of its location on the water, it is very suitable for aquatic sports. The street "Voorstraat" is painted by the Dutch painter Rien Poortvliet for his book Langs het tuinpad van mijn vaderen. This street also has the former town hall that ceased to be used as such in 1966 when the municipality Stad aan 't Haringvliet was merged. Other attractions are the Dutch Reformed church, the former doctors' house from 1876 and the windmill De Korenaar from 1746, which is still working.

Other places in the neighbourhood are:

Stad aan't Haringvliet, windmill De Korenaar
Map of the former municipality in 1868

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 [1]. Statistics are for the continuous built-up area.
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Gemeente Op Maat 2004: Middelharnis [2].
  3. ^ Municipality of Middelharnis, Middelharnis in cijfers [3].

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