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Katwijk

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Location

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Country
Netherlands
Province
South Holland
Population
61.292 (1 January 2005)
Coordinates
52°12′N 4°24′E
Website
www.Katwijk.nl
Mayor
J. Wienen

Image:Ltspkr.pngKatwijk (population: 61.292) is a municipality and town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. South Holland (Dutch Zuid-Holland) is a province of the Netherlands, located in the west of the country on the North Sea coast. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This is a list of mayors of Amsterdam (burgemeester) since 1824. ... The purpose of this page is to lay out our policies for handling sounds, and give people some useful information for handling sound files. ... South Holland (Dutch Zuid-Holland) is a province of the Netherlands, located in the west of the country on the North Sea coast. ...


On 1 January 2006, Rijnsburg and Valkenburg have been merged into the municipality. January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Rijnsburg (population: 14,941 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Valkenburg (population: 3,813 in 2004) is a village in the municipality Katwijk in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ...


The municipality now covers an area of 85 km² (of which 19 km² water). It shares its borders with the municipalities of Noordwijk, Teylingen, Oegstgeest, Leiden, and Wassenaar. Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Noordwijk (population: 24,452 in 2004) is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Probably Sassenheim, Voorhout and Warmond will be merged on 1 January 2006. ... Oegstgeest (population: 21,188 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Leyden redirects here. ... Wassenaar (population: 25,423 as of June 1, 2005) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ...


The town Katwijk consists of Katwijk aan den Rijn, Katwijk aan Zee, Hoornes-Rijnsoever, Rijnsburg and Valkenburg. The latter has a sandy beach. The beach on a crowded sunny day Katwijk aan Zee (Katwijk at the See) is the Western part of the town Katwijk. ... Rijnsburg (population: 14,941 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Valkenburg (population: 3,813 in 2004) is a village in the municipality Katwijk in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Patterns in the sand Sand is an example of a class of materials called granular matter. ... 90 mile beach Australia A beach or strand is a geological formation consisting of loose rock particles such as sand, shingle, cobble, or even shell along the shoreline of a body of water. ...


The RijnGouweLijn is planned to connect Katwijk with Leiden and beyond. Light rail train The RijnGouweLijn or RGL is a light rail project in South Holland, Netherlands. ... Leyden redirects here. ...


Katwijk, 10 km NW. of Leiden and 16 km N. of The Hague, is a popular coastal resort and former fishing village. Like Urk, Spakenburg and Staphorst, the old Katwijk aan Zee is regarded a bastion of strict Protestants, although a minority of the population is actually Christian. Close by are the locks constructed in 1807 by the engineer, F. W. Conrad (d. 1808), through which the Rhine (here called the Uitwateringskanaal) flows to the sea. The shore and the entrance to the canal are strengthened by dikes. KM, Km, or km may stand for: Khmer language (ISO 639 alpha-2, km) Kilometre Kinemantra Meditation Knowledge management KM programming language KM Culture, Korean Movie Maker. ... Arms of The Hague Flag of The city of The Hague. ... Canal locks in England. ... Loreley At 1,320 kilometres (820 miles) and an average discharge of more than 2,000 cubic meters per second, the Rhine (Dutch Rijn, French Rhin, German Rhein, Italian: Reno, Romansch: Rein, ) is one of the longest and most important rivers in Europe. ... A dike (or dyke) is an earthen wall, constructed as a defence or as a boundary. ...


Katwijk – not Leiden as is often mistakenly claimed – is the site of the Roman city of Lugdunum Batavorum. In 1520 a Roman camp known as the Brittenburg was discovered here. It was square in shape, each side measuring 75 m, and the remains stood about 3 m high. By the middle of the 18th century it had been destroyed and covered by the sea. Leyden redirects here. ... Octavian, widely known as Augustus, founder of the Roman empire The Roman Empire was a phase of the ancient Roman civilization characterized by an autocratic form of government. ...


Katwijk is the birthplace and hometown of the Dutch Footballstar Dirk Kuijt. Dirk Kuijt (born July 22, 1980, in Katwijk) (spelled Kuyt on his shirt) is a Dutch football striker, who currently plays for Feyenoord Rotterdam. ...


Katwijk is also the landing place for a large number of international and intercontinental Transatlantic telephone cables such as the TAT-14. A transatlantic telephone cable is a submarine communications cable that carries telephone traffic under the Atlantic Ocean between North America and Europe. ... TAT-14 is the 14th consortia transatlantic telephone cable system. ...


Tourist Attractions

Tourist market in the center of Katwijk, every Tuesday in July and August
Tourist market in the center of Katwijk, every Tuesday in July and August

The most famous part of Katwijk is, however, the beach. On warm summer days, many people go there to take a fresh bath in the sea.
Besides the beach, there are a few museums in Katwijk, like the old fishermans museum Katwijks Museum, the Spinoza-museum and the Space Expo, the museum of the ESA. Also, around the Valkenburg-lake, a museum steam tram ride can be taken after a visit to the Narrow gauge museum.
The theme park Duinrell is very close to Katwijk and can be reached by direct bus line. Katwijk has many hotels and two campings, both situated in the dunes. Image File history File links Touristenmarkt_Princestraat. ... Image File history File links Touristenmarkt_Princestraat. ... 90 mile beach Australia A beach or strand is a geological formation consisting of loose rock particles such as sand, shingle, cobble, or even shell along the shoreline of a body of water. ... Sunset at sea Look up Sea in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Look up maritime in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The National Gallery in London, a famous museum. ... Baruch Spinoza Benedictus de Spinoza (November 24, 1632 - February 21, 1677), named Baruch Spinoza by his synagogue elders and known as Bento de Spinoza or Bento dEspiñoza in the community in which he grew up. ... This article is about the European Space Agency. ... Great Western Railway No. ... TW2000 car in Hanover Volkswagen Cargo-Tram in Dresden on a section of grassed track. ... Narrow-gauge railways are railroads (railways) with track spaced at less than the standard gauge of 4 ft 8 in (1. ... Duinrell is a theme park situated in the town of Wassenaar in the Netherlands. ... Mesquite Flat Dunes in Death Valley National Park In physical geography, a dune is a hill of sand built by eolian (wind-related) processes. ...


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Alblasserdam | 2 Albrandswaard | 3 Alkemade | 4 Alphen aan den Rijn | 5 Barendrecht | 6 Bergambacht | 7 Bergschenhoek | 8 Berkel en Rodenrijs | 9 Bernisse | 10 Binnenmaas | 11 Bleiswijk | 12 Bodegraven | 13 Boskoop | 14 Brielle | 15 Capelle aan den IJssel | 16 Cromstrijen | 17 Delft | 18 Den Haag (The Hague) | 19 Dirksland | 20 Dordrecht | 21 Giessenlanden | 22 Goedereede | 23 Gorinchem | 24 Gouda | 25 Graafstroom | 26 's-Gravendeel | 27 Hardinxveld-Giessendam | 28 Hellevoetsluis | 29 Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht | 30 Hillegom | 31 Jacobswoude | 32,60,72 Katwijk | 33 Korendijk | 34 Krimpen aan den IJssel | 35 Leerdam | 36 Leiden | 37 Leiderdorp | 38 Leidschendam-Voorburg | 39 Liemeer | 40 Liesveld | 41 Lisse | 42 Maassluis | 43 Middelharnis | 44 Midden-Delfland | 45 Moordrecht | 46 Nederlek | 47 Nieuw-Lekkerland | 48 Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel | 49 Nieuwkoop | 50 Noordwijk | 51 Noordwijkerhout | 52 Oegstgeest | 53 Oostflakkee | 54 Oud-Beijerland | 55 Ouderkerk | 56 Papendrecht | 57 Pijnacker-Nootdorp | 58 Reeuwijk | 59 Ridderkerk | 61 Rijnwoude | 62 Rijswijk | 63 Rotterdam | 64 Rozenburg | 66 Schiedam | 67 Schoonhoven | 68 Sliedrecht | 69 Spijkenisse | 70 Strijen | 71 Ter Aar | 65,75,78 Teylingen | 73 Vlaardingen | 74 Vlist | 76 Voorschoten | 77 Waddinxveen | 79 Wassenaar | 80 Westland | 81 Westvoorne | 82 Zederik | 83 Zevenhuizen-Moerkapelle | 84 Zoetermeer | 85 Zoeterwoude | 86 Zwijndrecht South Holland (Dutch Zuid-Holland) is a province of the Netherlands, located in the west of the country on the North Sea coast. ... Image File history File links Flag_Zuid-Holland. ... Alblasserdam (population: 18,386 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Albrandswaard (population: 19,607 in 2004) is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Alkemade (population: 14,481 in 2004) is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Alphen aan den Rijn (population: 70,477 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Barendrecht (population: 37,257 as of 1-1-2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Bergambacht (population: 9,280 in 2004) is a village in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Bergschenhoek (population: 15,870 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Berkel en Rodenrijs (population: 17,535 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Bernisse (population 12,684 in 2004) is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Binnenmaas (population: 19,245 in 2004) is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Bleiswijk (population: 10,449 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Flag of Bodegraven Bodegraven (population: 19,478 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Flag of Boskoop Boskoop (population: 15,225 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Brielle, also called Den Briel, (population: 15,948 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Capelle aan den IJssel (population: 65,354 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Cromstrijen (population: 13,027 in 2004) is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Delft is a city in South Holland (Zuid-Holland), the Netherlands, located halfway between Rotterdam and The Hague (Den Haag). ... Arms of The Hague Flag of The city of The Hague. ... Dirksland (population: 8,269 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... This is about the Dutch city of Dordrecht. ... Giessenlanden (population: 14,359 in 2004) is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Goedereede (population: 11,544 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Dalem Gate Gorinchem (population: 34,623 in 2004), also called Gorkum, is a city in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Goudas 15th Century Town Hall Flag of Gouda Gouda (population 71,797 in 2004) is a city in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Graafstroom (population: 9,697 in 2004) is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... s-Gravendeel (population: 8,875 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Hardinxveld-Giessendam (population: 17,828 in 2004) is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Hellevoetsluis (population: 40,164 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht (population: 22,966 in 2004) is a village in the western Netherlands. ... Hillegom (population: 20,588 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Jacobswoude (population: 10,692, 2004/01/01) is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Korendijk (population: 11,019 in 2004) is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Krimpen aan den IJssel (population: 29,046 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Leerdam (population: 21,050 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Leyden redirects here. ... Leiderdorp (population: 26,182 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland near to the city of Leiden. ... Leidschendam-Voorburg (population: 73,832 in 2004) is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Liemeer (population: 6,713 in 2004) is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Liesveld (population: 9,724 in 2004) is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Keukenhof in Lisse Lisse (population: 22,061 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Church of Maassluis Maassluis (population: 32,847 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Middelharnis (population: 17,450 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Midden-Delfland (population : 17,072 in 2004) is a municipality in the province of South Holland in the Netherlands. ... Moordrecht (population: 8,110 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Nederlek (population: 14,831 in 2004) is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Nieuw-Lekkerland (population: 9,539 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel (population: 22,344 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Nieuwkoop (population: 11,092 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Noordwijk (population: 24,452 in 2004) is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Noordwijkerhout (population: 15,092 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Oegstgeest (population: 21,188 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Oostflakkee (population: 10,126 in 2004) is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Oud-Beijerland (population: 23,366 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Ouderkerk (population: 8,095 in 2004) is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Papendrecht (population: 30,914 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland, along the River Beneden Merwede. ... Pijnacker-Nootdorp (population: 37,696 in 2004) is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Reeuwijk (population: 12,860 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Ridderkerk (population: 45,528 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Rijnwoude (population: 18,986 in 2004) is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Jaagpad street in Rijswijk Rijswijk ( listen), also Ryswick in English (population: 47,693 in 2004) is a suburb of The Hague in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Rotterdam Location Flag Country The Netherlands Province South Holland Population 604,819 (2005) Coordinates 51° 55 N.; 4° 30 E. Website www. ... Satellite image of the Rhine-Meuse delta showing the island of Rozenburg (10). ... Nickname: Brandersstad Motto: Official website: http://www. ... Schoonhoven (population: 12,303 in 2004) is a city in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Sliedrecht (population: 23,837 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Spijkenisse (population: 75,170 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Strijen (population: 9,312 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Flag of Ter Aar Ter Aar (population: 9,010 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Probably Sassenheim, Voorhout and Warmond will be merged on 1 January 2006. ... Queens Day performance outside the town hall Vlaardingen ( (help· info)) is a city in South Holland in the Netherlands. ... If you are seeking the town in the Netherlands, see Vlist. ... Voorschoten (population: 22,505 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Waddinxveen (population: 26,304 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands in the province of South Holland. ... Wassenaar (population: 25,423 as of June 1, 2005) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Westland (population: 97,270 in 2004) is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Westvoorne (population: 14,265 in 2004) is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Zederik (population: 13,546 in 2004) is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Zevenhuizen-Moerkapelle (population: 10,198 in 2004) is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Zoetermeer (population: 115,913 in February 2005) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Zoeterwoude (population: 8,526 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Zwijndrecht is a town in the province of South Holland in the Netherlands at the southern tip of the island of IJsselmonde, opposite Dordrecht. ...

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