Tuitjenhorn (West Frisian: Tutinghorn) is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Schagen. Tuitjenhorn was the main village of the former Harenkarspel municipality. Tuitjenhorn lies about 9 km northwest of Heerhugowaard.

Tuitjenhorn
Village
Church of Saint James
Church of Saint James
Tuitjenhorn is located in Netherlands
Tuitjenhorn
Tuitjenhorn
Location in the Netherlands
Tuitjenhorn is located in North Holland
Tuitjenhorn
Tuitjenhorn
Location in the province of North Holland in the Netherlands
Coordinates: 52°44′N 4°45′E / 52.733°N 4.750°E / 52.733; 4.750Coordinates: 52°44′N 4°45′E / 52.733°N 4.750°E / 52.733; 4.750
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceNorth Holland
MunicipalitySchagen
Area
 • Total3.20 km2 (1.24 sq mi)
Elevation−0.8 m (−2.6 ft)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total3,460
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
1747[1]
Dialing code0226

The village was first mentioned between 1280 and 1287 as "van tutinghehorne". The etymology is unclear.[3] Tuitjenhorn is a dike village. The Catholic St Jacobus de Meerdere Church is a basilica-like church built between 1857 and 1859 and has been built around a tower from 1810.[4]

Famous TuitjenhornersEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2021". Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 1 May 2022. minus Kalverdijk
  2. ^ "Postcodetool for 1747CA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 1 May 2022.
  3. ^ "Tuitjenhorn - (geografische naam)". Etymologiebank (in Dutch). Retrieved 1 May 2022.
  4. ^ Ronald Stenvert & Saskia van Ginkel-Meester (2006). "Tuitjenhorn" (in Dutch). Zwolle: Waanders. Retrieved 1 May 2022.