Cromstrijen (pronounced [krɔmˈstrɛi̯ən] (listen); Cromstrien in local dialect) was a municipality on the Hoeksche Waard Island in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. The municipality covers an area of 70.33 km2 (27.15 sq mi) of which 15.96 km2 (6.16 sq mi) is water. It was formed on 1 January 1984, when the municipalities on the Hoeksche Waard were merged into larger municipalities. On January 1, 2019 it was merged with the municipalities of Binnenmaas, Korendijk, Oud-Beijerland, and Strijen to form the municipality of Hoeksche Waard.
Water tower in Klaaswaal
Location in South Holland
|Established||1 January 1984|
|• Body||Municipal council|
|• Mayor||Jan Luteijn (SGP)|
|• Total||70.33 km2 (27.15 sq mi)|
|• Land||54.37 km2 (20.99 sq mi)|
|• Water||15.96 km2 (6.16 sq mi)|
|Elevation||0 m (0 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Its population was in 2019.
Dutch topographic map of the municipality of Cromstrijen, June 2015
- "Overzicht collegeleden" [Overview of members of the board]. Bestuur & organisatie (in Dutch). Gemeente Cromstrijen. Retrieved 18 July 2013.
- "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
- "Postcodetool for 3281LK". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 18 July 2013.
- "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
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