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Anna Paulowna
—  Former municipality  —
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Church and the old center of the village Anna Paulowna.
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Coordinates: 52°52′N 4°52′E / 52.87, 4.87Coordinates: 52°52′N 4°52′E / 52.87, 4.87
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Municipality Hollands Kroon
 • Total 78.81 km2 (30.43 sq mi)
 • Land 74.43 km2 (28.74 sq mi)
 • Water 4.38 km2 (1.69 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2007)
 • Total 13,999
 • Density 188/km2 (490/sq mi)
  Source: CBS, Statline.
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 1760-1766
Area code(s) 0223, 0224

Anna Paulowna (Loudspeaker pronunciation ) 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:

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