Korendijk

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Korendijk
Harbour of Nieuw-Beijerland
Harbour of Nieuw-Beijerland
Flag of Korendijk
Flag
Coat of arms of Korendijk
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Korendijk in a municipal map of South Holland
Location in South Holland
Coordinates: 51°48′N 4°19′E / 51.800°N 4.317°E / 51.800; 4.317Coordinates: 51°48′N 4°19′E / 51.800°N 4.317°E / 51.800; 4.317
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceSouth Holland
Established1 January 1984
Merged2019
Area
 • Total100.47 km2 (38.79 sq mi)
 • Land77.26 km2 (29.83 sq mi)
 • Water23.21 km2 (8.96 sq mi)
Elevation0 m (0 ft)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
3264–3267, 3284
Area code0186
Websitewww.korendijk.nl

Korendijk (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈkoːrə(n)ˌdɛik] (About this soundlisten)) was a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. The municipality covered an area of 100.47 km2 (38.79 sq mi) of which 23.21 km2 (8.96 sq mi) was water.

With the municipal reorganization of the Hoeksche Waard on 1 January 1984, the municipality of Korendijk was formed out of the former municipalities of Goudswaard, Nieuw-Beijerland, Piershil (location of town hall), Zuid-Beijerland, and the island Tiengemeten. In addition to these villages, it also had the population centres Nieuwendijk and Zuidzijde. On 1 January 2019, it merged into the municipality of Hoeksche Waard.[4]

The municipality of Korendijk was bordered on the southside by the Haringvliet estuary, on the westside by the Spui River, and by the municipalities Oud-Beijerland and Cromstrijen to the north and east.

Topography[edit]

Gem-Korendijk-OpenTopo.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Korendijk, June 2015

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2020" [Key figures for neighbourhoods 2020]. StatLine (in Dutch). CBS. 24 July 2020. Retrieved 19 September 2020.
  2. ^ "Postcodetool for 3265BT". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 1 August 2013.
  3. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  4. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 2019". CBS (in Dutch). Retrieved 22 December 2019.

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