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Former municipality
Flag of Zijpe
Coat of arms of Zijpe
Coat of arms
Location of Zijpe
Coordinates: 52°48′N 4°46′E / 52.80°N 4.77°E / 52.80; 4.77Coordinates: 52°48′N 4°46′E / 52.80°N 4.77°E / 52.80; 4.77
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Municipality Schagen
 • Total 113.35 km2 (43.76 sq mi)
 • Land 95.17 km2 (36.75 sq mi)
 • Water 18.18 km2 (7.02 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2007)
 • Total 11,565
 • Density 122/km2 (320/sq mi)
  Source: CBS, Statline.
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website www.zijpe.nl

Zijpe (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈzɛipə] (About this sound listen)) is a former municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. In 2013, Zijpe merged with Schagen and Harenkarspel into a new municipality, which is called Schagen.

Population centres[edit]

The former municipality of Zijpe consisted of the following cities, towns, villages and/or districts: Burgerbrug, Burgervlotbrug, Callantsoog, Groote Keeten, Oudesluis, Petten, Schagerbrug, Sint Maartensbrug, Sint Maartensvlotbrug, 't Zand.

Local government[edit]

The municipal council of Zijpe consisted of 15 seats, which were divided as follows:

  • BKV - 5 seats
  • CDA - 5 seats
  • PvdA - 3 seats
  • VVD - 2 seats

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