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Sint Maarten, North Holland

Sint Maarten is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Schagen, and lies about 15 km north of Alkmaar. Sint Maarten was a separate municipality until 1990, when it was merged with Harenkarspel. Haren ...

Sint Maartensvlotbrug

Sint Maartensvlotbrug is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Schagen, and lies about 15 km northwest of Heerhugowaard. In 2001, the village of Sint Maartensvlotbrug had 298 inhabitants. The built- ...

Sint Pancras

Sint Pancras is a town in the northwestern Netherlands. It is located in the municipality of Langedijk, North Holland, about 5 km northeast of Alkmaar.

Slootdorp

Slootdorp is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Hollands Kroon, and lies about 19 km southeast of Den Helder. The village has recently begun a revitalisation project where government owned dwelli ...

Slotervaart (former borough)

Not to be confused with Slotervaart neighborhood. Slotervaart is a former district of Amsterdam, Netherlands. It had a population of 48.540 inhabitants in 2008 and an area of 11.14 km². As of 2010, Slotervaart is part of the newly formed stadsdee ...

Slotervaart (neighbourhood)

Not to be confused with Slotervaart former borough. Slotervaart is a neighborhood in the far western part of Amsterdam, Netherlands. The area is named after the canal Slotervaart; the first houses were built in 1955. Just outside the residential ...

Spaarndam

Spaarndam is a small village in the province of North Holland, the Netherlands, on the Spaarne river and the IJ lake. The oldest part of the village, on the western side of the Spaarne, belongs to the municipality of Haarlem; the newer part on th ...

Spaarnwoude

Spaarnwoude is a hamlet in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Haarlemmermeer and lies about 5 km northeast of Haarlem. The statistical area "Spaarnwoude", which also can include the surrounding countryside, h ...

Spierdijk

Spierdijk is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Koggenland, and lies about 56 km driving distance to Amsterdam Zuidoost. In 2001, the town of Spierdijk had 554 inhabitants. The built-up area of the ...

Stad van de Zon

Stad van de Zon is a housing and building project in Heerhugowaard, The Netherlands, based on a concept developed by Bert Smolders, then urban planner with Kuiper Compagnons, and further realized by the renowned architect and urban planner Ashok ...

Steigereiland

Steigereiland is a neighborhood of Amsterdam, Netherlands. Steigereiland is the first of the IJburg Islands when approaching from central Amsterdam. The island comprises three neighbourhoods - Noodbuurt, Zuidbuurt and Waterbuurt - the last of whi ...

Transvaalbuurt (Amsterdam)

The Transvaalbuurt was part of the municipality of Nieuwer Amstel until it was annexed by the city of Amsterdam in 1896 as part of its annexation of the northern part of Nieuwer Amstel. In the years 1910-1920 construction commenced. The street pl ...

Tuindorp Oostzaan

Tuindorp Oostzaan is a neighborhood of Amsterdam, Netherlands. The neighborhood is named after the adjacent village Oostzaan. Approximately 20 minutes from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. As of January 1, 2010, the neighborhood had a population estim ...

Tuitjenhorn

Tuitjenhorn is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Schagen. Tuitjenhorn was the main village of the former Harenkarspel municipality. Tuitjenhorn lies about 9 km northwest of Heerhugowaard. In 200 ...

Twisk

Twisk is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Medemblik, and lies about 10 km north of Hoorn. Twisk was a separate municipality until 1979, when the new municipality of Noorder-Koggenland was creat ...

Ursem

Ursem is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Koggenland, and lies about 7 kilometres east of Alkmaar and 30 kilometres north of Amsterdam and 10 kilometres west from Hoorn. Ursem was a separate mu ...

Velsen-Noord

Velsen-Noord is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Velsen, and lies about 10 km north of Haarlem. The village Velsen-Noord has a population of around 4960. The statistical area "Velsen-Noord", which ...

Venhuizen

Venhuizen is a town in the north-western Netherlands, in the province of North Holland and the region of West-Frisia, in the municipality of Drechterland. Venhuizen was a separate municipality until 1 January 2006, when it was merged with the exi ...

Vijfhuizen

Vijfhuizen is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Haarlemmermeer, and lies about 4 km southeast of Haarlem. In January 2011, the town of Vijfhuizen had 4387 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town ...

Vogelenzang

Vogelenzang is a village in the municipality of Bloemendaal, North Holland, Netherlands. The village has a population of 2.260. The name "Vogelenzang" is Dutch for "bird song".

Wagener Stadium

Wagener Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Amstelveen, Netherlands. It is currently used mostly for field hockey matches and hosted matches for the 1973 World Hockey Cup. The stadium holds 9.000 people. The complex has belonged to the Dutch Ho ...

Warmenhuizen

Warmenhuizen is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Schagen, and lies about 8 km northwest of Heerhugowaard. In 2001, the town of Warmenhuizen had 4.925 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was ...

Watergraafsmeer

The Watergraafsmeer is a polder in the Netherlands. It was reclaimed in 1629. In the 17th and 18th centuries, there were many buitenplaatsen in the Watergraafsmeer, though nowadays only one, Frankendael, remains. Since 1921, the Watergraafsmeer i ...

Weidevenne

Weidevenne is a district of Purmerend in the Netherlands, west of the Noordhollandsch Kanaal across from the De Gors district. Its 14.451 inhabitants mainly live in terraced houses. The population of Purmerend is expected to grow to 90.000, mainl ...

Wervershoof

Wervershoof is a former municipality and a town in the north-western Netherlands, in the province of North Holland and the region of West-Frisia. Since 1 January 2011 it has been part of the municipality of Medemblik. About the origin of its name ...

West-Graftdijk

West-Graftdijk is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Alkmaar, and lies about 10 km south of the city of Alkmaar. The town has a small historical church, and above the town there is the beautiful bir ...

Westeinderplassen

The Westeinderplassen are a complex of lakes belonging mostly to the territory of Aalsmeer, Netherlands. Their total area is about 10 km 2, making it the largest freshwater body of water in the Randstad area.

Westelijke Tuinsteden

Westelijke Tuinsteden is a neighborhood of Amsterdam, Netherlands. It consists of six neighbourhoods with their own spatial and functional structure: Bos en Lommer, Slotermeer, Geuzenveld, Slotervaart, Overtoomseveld and Osdorp. Since 2010 these ...

Wester-Koggenland

Wester-Koggenland is a former municipality of the Netherlands, located in the province of North Holland and the region of West-Frisia. The municipality ceased to exist on 1 January 2007 when it merged with Obdam to form the new municipality of Ko ...

Westerpark (former borough)

Westerpark is a former borough just northwest of the centre of the city of Amsterdam, Netherlands. As a borough it existed from 1990 till 2010, when it merged with the boroughs Oud-West, Bos en Lommer and De Baarsjes to form the new borough Amste ...

Westzaan

Westzaan is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Zaanstad, and lies about 13 km northeast of Haarlem. Westzaan was a separate municipality until 1974, when it became a part of Zaanstad. In 2001, the t ...

Wijdemeren

Wijdemeren is a municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland, on the western border of Het Gooi region. Wijdemeren contains many lakes. In the northeast Spiegelplas and Ankeveense Plassen, in the southwest Loosdrechtse Plassen.

Winkel, North Holland

Winkel is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Hollands Kroon, and lies about 11 km north of Heerhugowaard. Winkel was a separate municipality until 1970, when it was merged with Niedorp. In 2007, ...

Wormer- en Jisperveld

The Wormer- en Jisperveld is a nature area, covering 18 km 2, situated between the towns De Rijp, Purmerend en Wormerveer. The area consists mainly of marshland, grassland and open water.

Wormerland

The municipal council of Wormerland consists of 17 seats, which are divided as follows: CDA - 3 - 16.71% - 1221 votes VVD - 3 - 17.13% - 1252 votes Liberaal WL - 3 - 21.09% - 1541 votes GroenLinks - 4 - 19.86% - 1451 votes PvdA - 4 - 25.21% - 184 ...

Zaandijk

Zaandijk is a town in the municipality of Zaanstad, province of North Holland, Netherlands. It lies about 11 kilometres northwest of Amsterdam and had a population of 8.686 in 2017.

t Zand, Schagen

t Zand is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Schagen and lies about 12 kilometres south of Den Helder. In 2001, the town of t Zand had 1.787 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.32 squar ...

Zeevang

Zeevang is a former municipality in northwestern Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. Since 2016, Zeevang has been part of the municipality of Edam-Volendam.

Zijpe

Zijpe) is a former municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. In 2013, Zijpe merged with Schagen and Harenkarspel into a new municipality, which is called Schagen.

Zwanenburg

Zwanenburg is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Haarlemmermeer, and lies about 11 km west of Amsterdam. Zwanenburg has a population of around 7.670.

Aadorp

Aadorp is a village on the northern side of Almelo, Netherlands with a population of about 1500; it has been part of the Almelo municipality since 2001. The villagers of Aadorp are very close, since there are so few of them. The central meeting p ...

Albergen

Albergen is a town in the Dutch province of Overijssel. It is a part of the municipality of Tubbergen, and lies about 7 km east of Almelo. In 2001, the town of Albergen had 1990 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.68 km², and contain ...

Ane, Overijssel

Ane is a village in the Dutch province of Overijssel. It is located in the municipality Hardenberg, about 5 km northeast of the centre of Hardenberg. The village centre of Ane has about 120 inhabitants; together with the part of the surrounding c ...

Baarlo, Steenwijkerland

Baarlo is a small village in the Dutch province of Overijssel. It is located in the municipality Steenwijkerland, about 1 km northwest of the city of Blokzijl. Until the Noordoostpolder was reclaimed, the village lay on the dyke of the IJsselmeer ...

Bergentheim

Bergentheim is a small village in the municipality of Hardenberg, the Netherlands with approximately 3500 inhabitants. Located between the canal Almelo- De Haandrik and the railway Zwolle-Emmen, the town used to have a railway station stationsweb ...

Blokzijl

Blokzijl is a small town located southwest of Steenwijk in the province of Overijssel, the Netherlands. The town is a major tourist destination near the De Weerribben-Wieden National Park and attracts lots of water sports enthusiasts. Blokzijl wa ...

Borne, Overijssel

Borne) is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. Its inhabitants also have the nickname Melbuul.

Dalfsen

Dalfsen is a municipality and a town in the Salland region of the Dutch province of Overijssel. The municipality of Dalfsen was increased to its current size on 1 January 2001 through the amalgamation of the municipalities of Nieuwleusen and Dalfsen.

Dedemsvaart

Dedemsvaart is a village in Overijssel, the Netherlands, with a population of about 12.000. The town is located along an old canal, also called Dedemsvaart, which is the source of the villages name. The canal lost its commercial importance after ...

Denekamp

Denekamp is a town in the Dutch province of Overijssel. It is a part of the region of Twente and the municipality of Dinkelland, and lies about 9 km northeast of Oldenzaal. The town was first noted as early as the 10th century when it was referre ...