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Former municipality
Flag of Zevenhuizen-Moerkapelle
Coat of arms of Zevenhuizen-Moerkapelle
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Location of Zevenhuizen-Moerkapelle
Coordinates: 52°02′N 4°35′E / 52.03°N 4.58°E / 52.03; 4.58Coordinates: 52°02′N 4°35′E / 52.03°N 4.58°E / 52.03; 4.58
Country Netherlands
Province South Holland
Municipality Zuidplas
 • Total 31.10 km2 (12.01 sq mi)
 • Land 29.87 km2 (11.53 sq mi)
 • Water 1.23 km2 (0.47 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2007)
 • Total 10,377
 • Density 347/km2 (900/sq mi)
  Source: CBS, Statline.
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website www.zevenhuizen-moerkapelle.nl

Zevenhuizen-Moerkapelle (About this sound pronunciation ) is a former municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

The municipality was formed on January 1, 1991, through the merger of Moerkapelle and Zevenhuizen. It was initially called Moerhuizen before being renamed to Zevenhuizen-Moerkapelle on February 1, 1992.[1]

The municipality joined the new municipality of Zuidplas on January 1, 2010.

It consisted of the population centres of Moerkapelle, Oud Verlaat, and Zevenhuizen.

The river Rotte forms within the municipality of Zuidplas.


  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, "Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten", KNAW, 2006. Online version Archived February 20, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.

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