West-Graftdijk

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West-Graftdijk
Town
LocatieGraft-DeRijp.png
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of West-Graftdijk in the former municipality of Graft-De Rijp.
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of West-Graftdijk in the former municipality of Graft-De Rijp.
Coordinates: 52°33′N 4°48′E / 52.550°N 4.800°E / 52.550; 4.800Coordinates: 52°33′N 4°48′E / 52.550°N 4.800°E / 52.550; 4.800
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Municipality Alkmaar
Population
 • Total 710
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

West-Graftdijk is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Alkmaar, and lies about 10 km south of the city of Alkmaar. The town has a small historical church, and above the town there is the beautiful bird area Eilandspolder.

In 2001, the town of West-Graftdijk had 583 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.12 km², and contained 223 residences.[1] The statistical area "West-Graftdijk", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 720.[2]

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.