Schagen

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Schagen
Jachthaven in Schagen.JPG
Flag of Schagen
Flag
Coat of arms of Schagen
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Schagen in a municipal map of North Holland
Location in North Holland
Coordinates: 52°47′N 4°48′E / 52.783°N 4.800°E / 52.783; 4.800Coordinates: 52°47′N 4°48′E / 52.783°N 4.800°E / 52.783; 4.800
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorMarjan van Kampen - Nouwen (CDA)
Area
 • Total187.28 km2 (72.31 sq mi)
 • Land168.25 km2 (64.96 sq mi)
 • Water19.03 km2 (7.35 sq mi)
Elevation0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (January 2019)[4]
 • Total46,553
 • Density277/km2 (720/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Schagenaar, Schager
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
1738–1759
Area code0224, 0226
Websitewww.schagen.nl

Schagen is a municipality in the Dutch province of North Holland. In 2019, 46,553 people lived there.

The city is between Alkmaar and Den Helder. It received city rights in 1415.

Since 2013, Harenkarspel and Zijpe are part of the municipality of Schagen.

References[change | change source]

  1. "College van burgemeester en wethouders" [Board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Schagen. Retrieved 21 March 2014.
  2. "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2020" [Key figures for neighbourhoods 2020]. StatLine (in Dutch). CBS. 24 July 2020. Retrieved 19 September 2020.
  3. "Postcodetool for 1741EA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 21 March 2014.
  4. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.