Harenkarspel ( pronunciation (help·info)) is a former municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland and the region of West-Frisia. The main town of Harenkarspel was Tuitjenhorn. In 2013, Harenkarspel merged with Schagen and Zijpe into a new municipality, which is called Schagen.
Population centres Edit
The former municipality of Harenkarspel consisted of the following villages: Dirkshorn, Eenigenburg, Groenveld, Kalverdijk, Kerkbuurt, Krabbendam, 't Rijpje, Schoorldam (partly), Sint Maarten, Stroet, Tuitjenhorn, Valkkoog, Waarland, and Warmenhuizen. The largest towns were Warmenhuizen and Tuitjenhorn. The town hall of Harenkarspel was located in Tuitjenhorn.
Local government Edit
The municipal council of Harenkarspel consisted of 17 seats, which were divided as follows:
- CDA - 6 seats
- PvdA - 4 seats
- Algemeen Belang '89 - 4 seats
- VVD - 3 seats
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