Rijnwoude

former municipality of the Netherlands

Rijnwoude is a former municipality in the Dutch province of South Holland.

Rijnwoude
Church in Hazerswoude-Dorp
Church in Hazerswoude-Dorp
Flag of Rijnwoude
Flag
Coat of arms of Rijnwoude
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of the former municipality of Rijnwoude in a municipal map of South Holland
Location in South Holland
Coordinates: 52°8′N 4°35′E / 52.133°N 4.583°E / 52.133; 4.583Coordinates: 52°8′N 4°35′E / 52.133°N 4.583°E / 52.133; 4.583
Country Netherlands
Province South Holland
MunicipalityAlphen aan den Rijn
Established1 January 1991
Dissolved1 January 2014[1]
Area
 • Total57.89 km2 (22.35 sq mi)
 • Land56.69 km2 (21.89 sq mi)
 • Water1.20 km2 (0.46 sq mi)
Elevation−1 m (−3 ft)
Population
 (November 2013)[4]
 • Total18,523
 • Density327/km2 (850/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
2390–2396, 2730–2731
Area code0172, 071, 079

HistoryEdit

Rijnwoude was created on 1 January 1991 as Rijneveld from the former municipalities of Benthuizen, Hazerswoude and Koudekerk aan den Rijn. In 1993, the municipality was renamed to Rijnwoude. In 2014, it has been part of the municipality of Alphen aan den Rijn.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 2014" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 2014]. cbs.nl (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 10 January 2014.
  2. "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 11 July 2013.
  3. "Postcodetool for 2394EB". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 19 August 2013.
  4. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 23 December 2013. Retrieved 20 January 2014.