Scherpenisse

Scherpenisse is a town in the Dutch province of Zeeland. It is a part of the municipality of Tholen, and lies about 14 km west of Bergen op Zoom.

Scherpenisse
Town
Flag of Scherpenisse
Coat of arms of Scherpenisse
LocatieTholen.png
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Scherpenisse in the municipality of Tholen.
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Scherpenisse in the municipality of Tholen.
Coordinates: 51°32′48″N 4°6′18″E / 51.54667°N 4.10500°E / 51.54667; 4.10500Coordinates: 51°32′48″N 4°6′18″E / 51.54667°N 4.10500°E / 51.54667; 4.10500
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceZeeland
MunicipalityTholen
Area
 • Total10.53 km2 (4.07 sq mi)
Population
 (1 January 2010)
 • Total1,771
 • Density170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Scherpenisse was a separate municipality until 1971, when it was merged with Tholen.[1]

In 2001, the town of Scherpenisse had 1414 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.26 km², and contained 560 residences.[2] The statistical area "Scherpenisse", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1940.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 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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