Langedijk

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Langedijk
Windmill in Sint Pancras
Windmill in Sint Pancras
Flag of Langedijk
Flag
Coat of arms of Langedijk
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Langedijk in a municipal map of North Holland
Location in North Holland
Coordinates: 52°41′N 4°48′E / 52.683°N 4.800°E / 52.683; 4.800Coordinates: 52°41′N 4°48′E / 52.683°N 4.800°E / 52.683; 4.800
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceNorth Holland
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorLeontien Kompier (acting) (PvdA)
Area
 • Total27.03 km2 (10.44 sq mi)
 • Land23.88 km2 (9.22 sq mi)
 • Water3.15 km2 (1.22 sq mi)
Elevation−1 m (−3 ft)
Population
 (January 2019)[4]
 • Total27,992
 • Density1,172/km2 (3,040/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
1720–1724, 1830–1834
Area code0226, 072
Websitewww.gemeentelangedijk.nl

Langedijk About this soundpronunciation  (West Frisian: Langedìk) is a municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland and the region of West-Frisia. Langedijk received city rights in 1415.

Population centres[edit]

The municipality of Langedijk consists of the following cities, towns, villages and/or districts:

Topography[edit]

Gem-Langedijk-OpenTopo.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of Langedijk, June 2015

Local government[edit]

The municipal council of Langedijk consists of 21 seats, which are divided as follows:

  • Kleurrijk Langedijk (5 zetels)(new party)
  • CDA (4 zetels)
  • PvdA (4 zetels)
  • VVD (3 zetels)
  • GroenLinks (2 zetels)
  • Hart voor Langedijk/D66 (2 zetels)
  • ChristenUnie (1 zetel)

Notable people[edit]

J. Bernlef, 2008
  • Johannes Hertenberg (1668 in Oudkarspel – 1725) the 19th Dutch Governor of Ceylon from 1723 until his death
  • Theo Nieuwenhuis (1866 in Noord-Scharwoude - 1951) a Dutch watercolor painter, lithograph designer, woodcarver and ceramics and textile designer
  • Berend Tobia Boeyinga (1886 in Noord-Scharwoude - 1969) a Dutch architect, noted for his Calvinist church buildings
  • Laurens Bogtman (1900 in Oudkarspel – 1969) a Dutch baritone
  • Hendrik Jan Marsman (1937 in Sint Pancras – 2012), pen name, J. Bernlef, a Dutch writer, poet, novelist and translator

Sport[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "drs. J.F.N (Hans) Cornelisse" (in Dutch). Gemeente Langedijk. Retrieved 13 March 2014.
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2020" [Key figures for neighbourhoods 2020]. StatLine (in Dutch). CBS. 24 July 2020. Retrieved 19 September 2020.
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 1722GX". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 13 March 2014.
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.

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