Poortvliet

Poortvliet (Zeelandic: Poôfliet, Dutch pronunciation: [ˈpoːrtflit]) is a village in the Dutch province of Zeeland. It is a part of the municipality of Tholen, and lies about 12 km northwest of Bergen op Zoom.

Poortvliet
Village
Flag of Poortvliet
Flag
Coat of arms of Poortvliet
Coat of arms
LocatieTholen.png
The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Poortvliet in the municipality of Tholen.
The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Poortvliet in the municipality of Tholen.
Coordinates: 51°32′40″N 4°8′39″E / 51.54444°N 4.14417°E / 51.54444; 4.14417Coordinates: 51°32′40″N 4°8′39″E / 51.54444°N 4.14417°E / 51.54444; 4.14417
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceZeeland
MunicipalityTholen
Area
 • Total31.36 km2 (12.11 sq mi)
Population
 (1 January 2010)
 • Total1,706
 • Density54/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Church: de Sint Pancratiuskerk

In 1813, the village of Nieuw-Strijen was merged with Poortvliet.[1] Poortvliet remained a separate municipality until 1971, when it was merged with Tholen.[1]

In 2001, the village of Poortvliet had 1154 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.43 km2, and contained 489 residences.[2] The statistical area "Poortvliet", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1720.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2011.
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 [1]. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  3. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003–2005 [2]. As of 1 January 2005.

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