Liesveld (hamlet)

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Liesveld
Hamlet
Coordinates: 51°33′N4°29′E / 51.55°N 4.49°E / 51.55; 4.49 Coordinates: 51°33′N4°29′E / 51.55°N 4.49°E / 51.55; 4.49
Country Netherlands
Province South Holland
Municipality Molenwaard
 Source: CBS, Statline.
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Liesveld is a hamlet in Molenwaard, which is a municipality in the Dutch province of South Holland. Liesveld is on the southside of the Lek River, between Groot Ammers and Gelkenes.

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Molenwaard is a former municipality in the western Netherlands, in the southeastern part of the province of South Holland, and the northwestern part of the region of Alblasserwaard. It was the result of a merger of the municipalities of Graafstroom, Liesveld, and Nieuw-Lekkerland on 1 January 2013. On Januari 1st 2019 it merged with Giessenlanden, together they form the new municipality of Molenlanden. Molenwaard had about 29,000 inhabitants and an area of about 126 km2 (49 sq mi). The largest settlements are Bleskensgraaf, Groot-Ammers, and Nieuw-Lekkerland.

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