Twisk

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Coordinates: 52°44′N 5°3′E / 52.733°N 5.050°E / 52.733; 5.050

Twisk
Location of Twisk
The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Twisk in the municipality of Noorder-Koggenland.
The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Twisk in the municipality of Noorder-Koggenland.
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Municipality Medemblik
Population ca. 320
Twisk, reformed church

Twisk is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Medemblik, and lies about 10 km north of Hoorn.

Twisk was a separate municipality until 1979, when the new municipality of Noorder-Koggenland was created.[1]

In 2001, the small village centre of Twisk had 398 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.07 km², and contained 159 residences.[2] Most of the population of Twisk lives outside the centre, along the road between Opperdoes and Abbekerk. The wider statistical area of Twisk has a population of around 1160.[3] This includes the hamlet Het Westeinde, close to Opperdoes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 [1]. Statistics are for the continuous built-up area.
  3. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Gemeente Op Maat 2004: Noorder-Koggenland [2][permanent dead link].

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