Stolwijk

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Stolwijk
Town
De kerk van Stolwijk
De kerk van Stolwijk
Coat of arms of Stolwijk
Coat of arms
LocatieVlist.png
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Stolwijk in the former municipality of Vlist.
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Stolwijk in the former municipality of Vlist.
Coordinates: 51°58′N 4°46′E / 51.967°N 4.767°E / 51.967; 4.767Coordinates: 51°58′N 4°46′E / 51.967°N 4.767°E / 51.967; 4.767
Country Netherlands
Province South Holland
Municipality Krimpenerwaard
Population
 • Total 5,000
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Stolwijk is a town in the Dutch province of South Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Krimpenerwaard, and lies about 6 km southeast of Gouda.

In 2005, the town of Stolwijk had 4980 (2487 men en 2493 women) inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.80 km², and contained 1367 residences.[1] The statistical area "Stolwijk", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 3660.[2]

Stolwijk was a separate municipality until 1985, when it became part of Vlist.[3]

Map of the former municipality in 1868.

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]