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Haarlemmerliede en Spaarnwoude

Haarlemmerliede en Spaarnwoude
Municipality
Spaarnwoude town centre
Spaarnwoude town centre
Flag of Haarlemmerliede en Spaarnwoude
Flag
Coat of arms of Haarlemmerliede en Spaarnwoude
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Haarlemmerliede en Spaarnwoude in a municipal map of North Holland
Location in North Holland
Coordinates:
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Established 8 September 1857[1]
Government[2]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Pieter Heiliegers (VVD)
Area[3]
 • Total 21.19 km2 (8.18 sq mi)
 • Land 19.24 km2 (7.43 sq mi)
 • Water 1.95 km2 (0.75 sq mi)
Elevation[4] 0 m (0 ft)
Population (May 2014)[5]
 • Total 5,540
 • Density 288/km2 (750/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 1165, 2064–2065
Area code 020
Website .nl.haarlemmerliedewww

Haarlemmerliede en Spaarnwoude is a municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland.

Population centres

The municipality of Haarlemmerliede en Spaarnwoude consists of the following cities, towns, villages and/or districts: Haarlemmerliede, Halfweg, Penningsveer, Spaarndam (partly), Spaarnwoude, Vinkebrug.

Topography

Dutch topographic map of the municipality of Haarlemmerliede en Spaarnwoude, June 2015

History

The municipality was formed on 8 September 1857, through the merger of the former municipalities of Haarlemmerliede and Spaarnwoude.[1]

On 22 September 1863, Houtrijk en Polanen and Zuidschalkwijk were added to the municipality,[1] of which Zuidschalkwijk was subsequently annexed by the city of Haarlem.

During the construction of the North Sea Canal (completed 1867), large portions of the IJ Bay were enclosed with dikes and made into polders, thereby enlarging the area of the municipality significantly. On the other hand, Haarlemmerliede en Spaarnwoude lost large areas to the cities of Haarlem and Amsterdam in 1927, 1963, and 1970.

Haarlemmerliede en Spaarnwoude in 1865.

Local government

The municipal council of Haarlemmerliede en Spaarnwoude consists of 11 seats, which are divided as follows:

References

  1. ^ a b c Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.
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External links

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  • Official website
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