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Giessenburg

Giessenburg
Town
LocatieGiessenlanden.png
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Giessenburg in the municipality of Giessenlanden.
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Giessenburg in the municipality of Giessenlanden.
Coordinates: 51°51′0″N 4°53′23″E / 51.85000°N 4.88972°E / 51.85000; 4.88972Coordinates: 51°51′0″N 4°53′23″E / 51.85000°N 4.88972°E / 51.85000; 4.88972
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceSouth Holland
MunicipalityMolenlanden
Population
(2010)
 • Total4,889
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Giessenburg is a town in the Dutch province of South Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Molenlanden, and lies about 6 km west of Gorinchem.

Giessenburg was a separate municipality between 1957 and 1986. It was created in a merger of the municipalities Giessen-Nieuwkerk and Peursum.[1]

In 2010, the town of Giessenburg had 4889 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.43 km², and contained 911 residences.[2] The statistical area "Giessenburg", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 2900.[3]

References

  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2011.
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 Archived March 19, 2006, at the Wayback Machine. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  3. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005 Archived 2006-07-24 at WebCite. As of 1 January 2005.



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