Lewedorp is a village in the Dutch province of Zeeland. It is a part of the municipality of Borsele, and lies about 9 km east of Middelburg.

Lewedorp
Village
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Lewedorp is located in Zeeland
Lewedorp
Lewedorp
Location in the province of Zeeland in the Netherlands
Lewedorp is located in Netherlands
Lewedorp
Lewedorp
Lewedorp (Netherlands)
Coordinates: 51°29′43″N 3°44′57″E / 51.49528°N 3.74917°E / 51.49528; 3.74917Coordinates: 51°29′43″N 3°44′57″E / 51.49528°N 3.74917°E / 51.49528; 3.74917
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceZeeland
MunicipalityBorsele
Area
 • Total14.72 km2 (5.68 sq mi)
Elevation1.5 m (4.9 ft)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total1,735
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
4456[1]
Dialing code0113

The village was first mentioned in 1913 as Noordkraaijert. It was renamed on 13 August 1929 and refers to Unico Evert Lewe van Neijenstein, the mayor of 's-Heer Arendskerke between 1892 until 1933.[3][4] The village used to be located near the ferry to Zuid-Beveland and Walcheren which operated from 1755 until 1872.[4]

The Catholic St Eligius Church was built in 1929 and designed by Pierre Cuypers jr. [nl].[4] Lewedorp used to be part of 's-Heer Arendskerke until 1970 when it was merged into Borsele.[4]

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  1. ^ a b c "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2021". Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 19 April 2022.
  2. ^ "Postcodetool for 4456AA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 19 April 2022.
  3. ^ "Lewedorp - (geografische naam)". Etymologiebank (in Dutch). Retrieved 19 April 2022.
  4. ^ a b c d "Lewedorp". Plaatsengids (in Dutch). Retrieved 19 April 2022.