Graft (Netherlands)


Graft (Netherlands)

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caption = Graft in the municipality of Graft-De Rijp.

Graft (coord|52|34|N|4|50|E|type:city(760)) is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Graft-De Rijp, and lies about 11 km south of Alkmaar.

Graft was a separate municipality until 1970, when it merged with De Rijp. [Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, "Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten", KNAW, 2006. [http://www.knaw.nl/cfdata/publicaties/detail.cfm?boeken__ordernr=20061061] ]

The statistical area "Graft", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 760.Statistics Netherlands (CBS), [http://statline.cbs.nl/ "Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005"] . As of January 1, 2005.]

References

External links

* [http://www.kuijsten.de/atlas/nh/kuyper_nh_graft.html Map of the former municipality in 1868]


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