Waarland (West Frisian: ´t Waarland) is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Schagen, and lies about 6 km north of Heerhugowaard.

Waarland
Village
Polder mill near Waarland
Polder mill near Waarland
Waarland is located in Netherlands
Waarland
Waarland
Location in the Netherlands
Waarland is located in North Holland
Waarland
Waarland
Location in the province of North Holland in the Netherlands
Coordinates: 52°44′N 4°50′E / 52.733°N 4.833°E / 52.733; 4.833Coordinates: 52°44′N 4°50′E / 52.733°N 4.833°E / 52.733; 4.833
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceNorth Holland
MunicipalitySchagen
Area
 • Total9.92 km2 (3.83 sq mi)
Elevation−1.0 m (−3.3 ft)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total2,690
 • Density270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
1738[1]
Dialing code0226

The village was first mentioned in 1665 as "De Waedt Polder", and originally meant "polder enclosed by waterways".[3] The polder mill Waarland was built around 1532. It was in service until 1949 when a pumping station was installed. The windmill was restored in 2017.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2021". Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 1 May 2022.
  2. ^ "Postcodetool for 1738AA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 1 May 2022.
  3. ^ "Waarland - (geografische naam)". Etymologiebank (in Dutch). Retrieved 1 May 2022.
  4. ^ "Poldermolen Waarland". Molen database (in Dutch). Retrieved 1 May 2022.