Vijfhuizen

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Vijfhuizen
Town
Vijfhuizen bridge over the ringvaart
Vijfhuizen bridge over the ringvaart
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The town centre (darkgreen) and the statistical district (lightgreen) of Vijfhuizen in the municipality of Haarlemmermeer.
The town centre (darkgreen) and the statistical district (lightgreen) of Vijfhuizen in the municipality of Haarlemmermeer.
Coordinates: 52°21′N 4°41′E / 52.350°N 4.683°E / 52.350; 4.683Coordinates: 52°21′N 4°41′E / 52.350°N 4.683°E / 52.350; 4.683
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Municipality Haarlemmermeer
Population (1 January 2008)
 • Total 4,194
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Vijfhuizen is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Haarlemmermeer, and lies about 4 km southeast of Haarlem.

In January 2011, the town of Vijfhuizen had 4387 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.48 km², and contained 728 residences.[1] The wider statistical area of Vijfhuizen has a population of around 2800.[2]

View of the geniedijk, southern border of Vijfhuizen

Monuments and parks[edit]

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: Haarlemmermeer From 2002 a new Vinex location has been built along Vijfhuizen, expanding the size of the village to twice the size, approximately 5,000 inhabitants. [2][permanent dead link].