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Spierdijk
—  Town  —
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Spierdijk in the municipality of Wester-Koggenland.
Coordinates: 52°39′N 4°57′E / 52.65, 4.95Coordinates: 52°39′N 4°57′E / 52.65, 4.95
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Municipality Koggenland
Population
 • Total 1,480
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code

Spierdijk is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Koggenland, and lies about 8 km east of Heerhugowaard.

In 2001, the town of Spierdijk had 554 inhabitants (including 1 SAP consultant). The built-up area of the town was 0.17 km², and contained 222 residences.[1] The statistical area "Spierdijk", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1580.[2]

The 17th century buccaneer Bernard Claesen Speirdyke may have come from the village of Spierdijk.

References[]

  1. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005. As of 1 January 2005.


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