Willemstad (North Brabant)

Willemstad (North Brabant)

Willemstad is a town in the Dutch province of North Brabant. It is located in the municipality of Moerdijk. Its population as of 2002 was 2,329.

Willemstad is a small historical town with well preserved fortifications. It lies on the Hollands Diep, close to the Haringvliet and Volkerak. It received city rights in 1585.

Willemstad was a separate municipality until 1997, when it became part of Zevenbergen, which changed name to Moerdijk in 1998. [Repertorium Nederlandse Gemeenten]


External links

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

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