Kortenhoef is a town in North Holland, Netherlands with a population of about 6,780. It is an important part of the municipality of Wijdemeren, and lies about 5 km northwest of Hilversum. Kortenhoef was a separate municipality until 1966, when it was merged with 's-Graveland retaining the latter name;[1] it merged with Loosdrecht and Nederhorst den Berg to form the new municipality of Wijdemeren in 2002.

Kortenhoef
Rijksmonument, former Kortenhoef Town Hall
Rijksmonument, former Kortenhoef Town Hall
Coat of arms of Kortenhoef
Coat of arms
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The town centre (darkgreen) and the statistical district (lightgreen) of Kortenhoef in the municipality of Wijdemeren.
The town centre (darkgreen) and the statistical district (lightgreen) of Kortenhoef in the municipality of Wijdemeren.
Coordinates: 52°14′23″N 5°6′53″E / 52.23972°N 5.11472°E / 52.23972; 5.11472Coordinates: 52°14′23″N 5°6′53″E / 52.23972°N 5.11472°E / 52.23972; 5.11472
CountryNetherlands
Province North Holland
MunicipalityWijdemeren
Area
 • Total14.89 km2 (5.75 sq mi)
Population
 (2007)
 • Total6,780
 • Density460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

In 2001, the village of Kortenhoef had 5,548 inhabitants. The built-up area was 0.76 km², and contained 2174 residences.[2] The statistical district "Kortenhoef", which covers the village and the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 6250.[3]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-03-19. Retrieved 2003-11-28.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link). Statistics are for the continuous built-up area.
  3. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005 [1]. As of 1 January 2005.

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