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Skyline of Westwoud
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Municipality Drechterland
Population (2008) 1.300

Westwoud is a town in the Netherlands. It is located in the province of North Holland, the region of West Friesland, and the municipality of Drechterland, about 4 km northeast of Hoorn.

Westwoud received city rights in 1414. It was a separate municipality between 1817 and 1979, when it became a part of Bangert.[1]


  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.

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Coordinates: 52°41′N 5°08′E / 52.683°N 5.133°E / 52.683; 5.133