Anna Paulowna ( pronunciation (help·info)) is a former municipality and a town in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. The former municipality derives its name from the Anna Paulownapolder, which was laid dry in 1846 during the reign of King William II of the Netherlands and in turn named after his wife, Queen Anna Pavlovna of Russia. Since 2012 Anna Paulowna is a part of the new municipality of Hollands Kroon.
Population centres Edit
The former municipality of Anna Paulowna consisted of the following cities, towns, villages and/or districts: Anna Paulowna, Breezand, Nieuwesluis, Van Ewijcksluis, Wieringerwaard.
The town is served by Anna Paulowna railway station.
Local government Edit
The former municipal council of Anna Paulowna consisted of 15 seats. After the Dutch municipal elections of 2010 the seats were divided as follows: