Westenschouwen

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For Dutch municipality (1961-1997), see Westerschouwen.
Westenschouwen
Village
Coat of arms of Westenschouwen
Coat of arms
LocatieSchouwen-Duiveland.png
The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Westenschouwen in the municipality of Schouwen-Duiveland.
The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Westenschouwen in the municipality of Schouwen-Duiveland.
Coordinates: 51°41′N 3°43′E / 51.683°N 3.717°E / 51.683; 3.717Coordinates: 51°41′N 3°43′E / 51.683°N 3.717°E / 51.683; 3.717
Country Netherlands
Province Zeeland
Municipality Schouwen-Duiveland
Population (2001)
 • Total 199
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Westenschouwen is a village in the Dutch province of Zeeland. It is a part of the municipality of Schouwen-Duiveland, and lies about 21 km north of Middelburg.

Westenschouwen was a separate municipality until 1816, when it was merged with Burgh.[1]

In 2001, the village of Westenschouwen had 199 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.23 km², and contained 155 residences.[2] The statistical area "Westenschouwen", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 270.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, "Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten", KNAW, 2006. [1]
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 [2]. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  3. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005 [3]. As of 1 January 2005.