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Driehuis
—  Town  —
Driehuis in the municipality of Velsen.
Coordinates: 52°26′50″N 4°38′12″E / 52.44722, 4.63667Coordinates: 52°26′50″N 4°38′12″E / 52.44722, 4.63667
Country Netherlands
Province Noord-Holland
Municipality Velsen
Population (1 January 2005)
 • Total 3,320
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code

Driehuis, church: de Sint Engelmundskerk

Driehuis is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Velsen, and lies about 8 km north of Haarlem.

The statistical area "Driehuis", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 3320.[1]

Transport[]

  • Driehuis railway station

Native from Driehuis[]

  • Pim Fortuyn (1948–2002), Author, Professor and Politician assassinated during Dutch general election of 2002.
  • Stella de Heij (1968), former field hockey.

The ashes of Anthony Fokker were brought in 1940 to Westerveld Cemetery in Driehuis, where they were buried in the family grave.

References[]

  1. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005. As of 1 January 2005.


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