Schoorldam

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Schoorldam
Coordinates: 52°42′23″N4°43′5″E / 52.70639°N 4.71806°E / 52.70639; 4.71806
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Municipality Bergen, Schagen
Area
  Total 0.24 km2 (0.09 sq mi)
Population (2007) 120

Schoorldam (West Frisian: Skorledam) is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is partially in the municipality of Bergen, and partially in the municipality of Schagen.

Town settlement that is bigger than a village but smaller than a city

A town is a human settlement. Towns are generally larger than villages but smaller than cities, though the criteria to distinguish them vary considerably between different parts of the world.

Netherlands Constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Europe

The Netherlands is a country located mainly in Northwestern Europe. The European portion of the Netherlands consists of twelve separate provinces that border Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, with maritime borders in the North Sea with Belgium, Germany and the United Kingdom. Including three island territories in the Caribbean Sea—Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba— it forms a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The official language is Dutch, but a secondary official language in the province of Friesland is West Frisian.

North Holland Province of the Netherlands

North Holland is a province of the Netherlands located in the northwestern part of the country. It is situated on the North Sea, north of South Holland and Utrecht, and west of Friesland and Flevoland. In 2015, it had a population of 2,762,163 and a total area of 2,670 km2 (1,030 sq mi).

Coordinates: 52°42′N4°43′E / 52.700°N 4.717°E / 52.700; 4.717

Geographic coordinate system Coordinate system

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