't Zand, Schagen

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't Zand
Town
LocatieZijpe.png
The town centre (darkgreen) and the statistical district (lightgreen) of 't Zand in the former municipality of Zijpe.
The town centre (darkgreen) and the statistical district (lightgreen) of 't Zand in the former municipality of Zijpe.
Coordinates: 52°50′14″N 4°45′17″E / 52.83722°N 4.75472°E / 52.83722; 4.75472Coordinates: 52°50′14″N 4°45′17″E / 52.83722°N 4.75472°E / 52.83722; 4.75472
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Municipality Schagen
Population (2001)[1]
 • Total 2,320
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

'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 (7.5 mi) 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 square kilometres (0.12 sq mi) and contained 692 residences.[1] The wider statistical area "'t Zand" has a population of around 2,320.[2]

Education[edit]

In 't Zand there are two primary schools; there are no secondary schools. Zandhope is a small village school with four classrooms catering for ages 4 to 12. St. Jozef (a Catholic school) has about 20 classrooms and caters for ages 4 to 14 years.

Transportation[edit]

't Zand is the site of one of the five operational vlotbruggen.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 [1]. Statistics are for the continuous built-up area.
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Gemeente Op Maat 2004: Zijpe [2][permanent dead link].