Kille, Netherlands

Kille is a hamlet in the Dutch province of North Brabant. It is a part of the municipality of Altena, and lies northwest of Nieuwendijk, and about 8 km southwest of Gorinchem.[2]

Street view
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Kille is located in North Brabant
Location in the province of North Brabant in the Netherlands
Kille is located in Netherlands
Kille (Netherlands)
Coordinates: 51°47′N 4°55′E / 51.783°N 4.917°E / 51.783; 4.917Coordinates: 51°47′N 4°55′E / 51.783°N 4.917°E / 51.783; 4.917
ProvinceNorth Brabant
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialing code0183[1]

Kille is not a statistical entity,[3] and the postal authorities have placed it under Nieuwendijk.[1]

It was first mentioned in 1874 as Kille, and means gully. It is reference to the stream Bakkerskil.[4] It has become a single urban area with Nieuwendijk, but still has its own place name signs. Kille was home to 216 people in 1840. Nowadays it consists of about 100 houses.[5]


  1. ^ a b c "Postcode 4255 in Nieuwendijk". Postbode bij adres (in Dutch). Retrieved 15 April 2022.
  2. ^ ANWB Topografische Atlas Nederland, Topografische Dienst and ANWB, 2005.
  3. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2021". Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 15 April 2022. not found
  4. ^ "Kille - (geografische naam)". Etymologiebank (in Dutch). Retrieved 15 April 2022.
  5. ^ "Kille". Plaatsengids (in Dutch). Retrieved 15 April 2022.