Pijnacker-Nootdorp

Pijnacker-Nootdorp ([ˈpɛi̯nʔɑkər ˈnoːtdɔrp] (About this soundlisten) population: 54,331 in 2019) is a suburban municipality in the Randstad conurbation in the Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. The municipality covers an area of 38.62 km2 (14.91 sq mi) of which 1.54 km2 (0.59 sq mi) is water.

Pijnacker-Nootdorp
Aerial view of Pijnacker
Aerial view of Pijnacker
Flag of Pijnacker-Nootdorp
Flag
Coat of arms of Pijnacker-Nootdorp
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Pijnacker-Nootdorp in a municipal map of South Holland
Location in South Holland
Coordinates: 52°1′N 4°26′E / 52.017°N 4.433°E / 52.017; 4.433Coordinates: 52°1′N 4°26′E / 52.017°N 4.433°E / 52.017; 4.433
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceSouth Holland
Established1 January 2002[1]
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorFrancisca Ravestein (D66)
Area
 • Total38.62 km2 (14.91 sq mi)
 • Land37.08 km2 (14.32 sq mi)
 • Water1.54 km2 (0.59 sq mi)
Elevation−2 m (−7 ft)
Population
 (January 2019)[5]
 • Total54,331
 • Density1,465/km2 (3,790/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
2630–2632, 2640–2645
Area code015
Websitewww.pijnacker-nootdorp.nl

The municipality of Pijnacker-Nootdorp comprises the following towns, villages and townships: Delfgauw, Nootdorp, Oude Leede, Pijnacker and (parts of) newly built Ypenburg. It is the result of merging the municipalities of Pijnacker and Nootdorp in 2002, with parts being annexed by neighbouring The Hague. It is part of the Haaglanden conurbation centred on The Hague, but it is also close to Delft and Rotterdam.

Nootdorp is connected to The Hague through the Randstadrail public transport system, and also with a tram line.

TopographyEdit

 

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Pijnacker-Nootdorp, June 2015

Notable peopleEdit

 
Maria van Oosterwijck, 1671

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 2002" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 2002]. cbs.nl (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 18 August 2013.
  2. ^ "Burgemeester Rik Buddenberg" [Mayor Rik Buddenberg] (in Dutch). Gemeente Pijnacker-Nootdorp. Retrieved 18 August 2013.
  3. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2020" [Key figures for neighbourhoods 2020]. StatLine (in Dutch). CBS. 24 July 2020. Retrieved 19 September 2020.
  4. ^ "Postcodetool for 2641EZ". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 18 August 2013.
  5. ^ "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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