Rijksmonument, former Kortenhoef Town Hall
The town centre (darkgreen) and the statistical district (lightgreen) of Kortenhoef in the municipality of Wijdemeren.
|• Total||14.89 km2 (5.75 sq mi)|
|• Density||460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Kortenhoef is a town in North Holland, Netherlands with a population of about 6,780. It is an important part of the municipality of Wijdemeren, and lies about 5 km northwest of Hilversum. Kortenhoef was a separate municipality until 1966, when it was merged with 's-Graveland retaining the latter name; it merged with Loosdrecht and Nederhorst den Berg to form the new municipality of Wijdemeren in 2002.
In 2001, the village of Kortenhoef had 5,548 inhabitants. The built-up area was 0.76 km², and contained 2174 residences. The statistical district "Kortenhoef", which covers the village and the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 6250.
- Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.
- Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-03-19. Retrieved 2003-11-28.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link). Statistics are for the continuous built-up area.
- Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005 . As of 1 January 2005.
- J. Kuyper, Gemeente Atlas van Nederland, 1865-1870, "Kortenhoef". Map of the former municipality, around 1868.
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