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]

Kille
Hamlet
Street view
Street view
Kille is located in North Brabant
Kille
Kille
Location in the province of North Brabant in the Netherlands
Kille is located in Netherlands
Kille
Kille
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
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceNorth Brabant
MunicipalityAltena
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
4255[1]
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]

ReferencesEdit

  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.