Medemblik

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Medemblik
Municipality
Medemblik city centre

Flag

Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Medemblik in a municipal map of North Holland
Location in North Holland
Coordinates: 52°41′N 5°2′E / 52.683°N 5.033°E / 52.683; 5.033Coordinates: 52°41′N 5°2′E / 52.683°N 5.033°E / 52.683; 5.033
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Frank Streng (VVD)
Area[2]
 • Total 257.56 km2 (99.44 sq mi)
 • Land 121.81 km2 (47.03 sq mi)
 • Water 135.75 km2 (52.41 sq mi)
Population (May 2014)[3]
 • Total 43,391
 • Density 168.469/km2 (436.334/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode Parts of 1600 range
Area code 0227–0229

Medemblik is a city in the Netherlands. It had a castle in the 1600s, but the castle was destroyed by Pier Gerlofs Donia and Wijerd Jelckama during a siege.

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