Zandwerven (West Frisian: Sandwerfen) is a hamlet in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Opmeer, and lies about 8 km east of Heerhugowaard.

Zandwerven
Hamlet
Farm in Zandwerven
Farm in Zandwerven
Zandwerven is located in Netherlands
Zandwerven
Zandwerven
Location in the Netherlands
Zandwerven is located in North Holland
Zandwerven
Zandwerven
Location in the province of North Holland in the Netherlands
Coordinates: 52°41′N 4°57′E / 52.683°N 4.950°E / 52.683; 4.950Coordinates: 52°41′N 4°57′E / 52.683°N 4.950°E / 52.683; 4.950
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceNorth Holland
MunicipalityOpmeer
Area
 • Total2.79 km2 (1.08 sq mi)
Elevation−0.4 m (−1.3 ft)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total115
 • Density41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
1715[1]
Dialing code0226

The hamlet was first mentioned in 1653 as "op Sandwerven", and means "terp (artificial living hill) on the sand". Zandwerven is the site of a Neolithic settlement, and artefacts have been recovered from 1,700 Before Christ.[3]

Zandwerven has place name signs. It was home to 108 people in 1840.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2021". Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 1 May 2022. combined with Lutkedijk
  2. ^ "Postcodetool for 1715AA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 1 May 2022.
  3. ^ "Zandwerven - (geografische naam)". Etymologiebank (in Dutch). Retrieved 1 May 2022.
  4. ^ "Zandwerven". Plaatsengids (in Dutch). Retrieved 1 May 2022.