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Coordinates: 52°44′N 4°45′E / 52.73, 4.75Coordinates: 52°44′N 4°45′E / 52.73, 4.75
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Municipality Schagen
 • Total 54.83 km2 (21.17 sq mi)
 • Land 54.03 km2 (20.86 sq mi)
 • Water 0.80 km2 (0.31 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2007)
 • Total 15,922
 • Density 295/km2 (760/sq mi)
  Source: CBS, Statline.
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Harenkarspel (Loudspeaker pronunciation ) is a former municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland and the region of West-Frisia. The main town of Harenkarspel was Tuitjenhorn. In 2013, Harenkarspel merged with Schagen and Zijpe into a new municipality, which is called Schagen.

Population centres Edit

The former municipality of Harenkarspel consisted of the following villages: Dirkshorn, Eenigenburg, Groenveld, Kalverdijk, Kerkbuurt, Krabbendam, 't Rijpje, Schoorldam (partly), Sint Maarten, Stroet, Tuitjenhorn, Valkkoog, Waarland, and Warmenhuizen. The largest towns were Warmenhuizen and Tuitjenhorn. The town hall of Harenkarspel was located in Tuitjenhorn.

Local government Edit

The municipal council of Harenkarspel consisted of 17 seats, which were divided as follows:

  • CDA - 6 seats
  • PvdA - 4 seats
  • Algemeen Belang '89 - 4 seats
  • VVD - 3 seats

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