Westwoud

Westwoud is a town in the Netherlands. It is located in the region of West Friesland in North Holland, about 4 kilometers northeast of Hoorn. The town is part of the municipality of Drechterland and has a population of 1,785.

Westwoud
Town
Former town hall of Westwoud
Former town hall of Westwoud
Flag of Westwoud
Flag
Coat of arms of Westwoud
Coat of arms
Westwoud is located in Netherlands
Westwoud
Westwoud
Location of Westwoud in the Netherlands
Coordinates: 52°41′0″N 5°8′0″E / 52.68333°N 5.13333°E / 52.68333; 5.13333
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceNorth Holland
MunicipalityDrechterland
Area
 • Total8.73 km2 (3.37 sq mi)
 • Land8.67 km2 (3.35 sq mi)
 • Water0.05 km2 (0.02 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)[1]
 • Total1,785
 • Density205.88/km2 (533.2/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Westwouder
Postcode
1617
Area code0228

Westwoud received city rights in 1414. It was a separate municipality between 1817 and 1979, when it merged with Hoogkarspel and Oosterblokker to form the municipality Bangert.[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2019". CBS StatLine (in Dutch). Statistics Netherlands. Retrieved 10 March 2020.
  2. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.

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Coordinates: 52°41′N 5°08′E / 52.683°N 5.133°E / 52.683; 5.133