Hoeksche Waard (municipality)

Hoeksche Waard
View of Tiengemeten and Hoeksche Waard
View of Tiengemeten and Hoeksche Waard
Flag of Hoeksche Waard
Coat of arms of Hoeksche Waard
Highlighted position of Hoeksche Waard in a municipal map of South Holland
Location in South Holland
Coordinates: 51°46′N 4°28′E / 51.77°N 4.47°E / 51.77; 4.47Coordinates: 51°46′N 4°28′E / 51.77°N 4.47°E / 51.77; 4.47
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceSouth Holland
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorBram van Hemmen (CDA)
Area
 • Total323.74 km2 (125.00 sq mi)
Population
 (July 2019)[2]
 • Total87,199
 • Density270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Websitewww.gemeentehw.nl Edit this at Wikidata

Hoeksche Waard (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦuksə ˌʋaːrt]) is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland, consisting of the eponymous Hoeksche Waard and Tiengemeten islands.

The municipality was formed on 1 January 2019 by the merger of the municipalities Binnenmaas, Cromstrijen, Korendijk, Oud-Beijerland, and Strijen.[3]

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Ria Visser, 1984

References[]

  1. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2020" [Key figures for neighbourhoods 2020]. StatLine (in Dutch). CBS. 24 July 2020. Retrieved 19 September 2020.
  2. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  3. ^ Wet samenvoeging gemeenten Binnenmaas, Cromstrijen, Korendijk, Oud-Beijerland en Strijen, 11 July 2018, accessed at overheid.nl
  4. ^ The Encyclopedia Americana, Egmont, Lamoral, Count, retrieved 28 February 2020
  5. ^ IMDb Database retrieved 28 February 2020
  6. ^ IMDb Database retrieved 28 February 2020

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