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Spanbroek in the municipality of Opmeer.
Coordinates: 52°41′53″N 4°57′39″E / 52.69806, 4.96083Coordinates: 52°41′53″N 4°57′39″E / 52.69806, 4.96083
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Municipality Opmeer
 • Total 4,000
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
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Spanbroek is a village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Opmeer, and lies about 9 km (6 mi) northwest of Hoorn.[1]

Spanbroek received city rights in 1414. It was a separate municipality until 1959, when it was merged with Opmeer.[2]

The Scheringa Museum of Realist Art is in Spanbroek.


  1. ^ ANWB Topografische Atlas Nederland, Topografische Dienst and ANWB, 2005.
  2. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.

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