Coat of arms

The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Grijpskerke in the municipality of Veere.
Coordinates: 51°32′2″N 3°33′42″E / 51.53389°N 3.56167°E / 51.53389; 3.56167Coordinates: 51°32′2″N 3°33′42″E / 51.53389°N 3.56167°E / 51.53389; 3.56167
Country Netherlands
Province Zeeland
Municipality Veere
Population (1 January 2010)
  Total 1,323
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Grijpskerke is a town in the Dutch province of Zeeland. It is a part of the municipality of Veere, and lies about 6 km northwest of Middelburg.

Grijpskerke was a separate municipality until 1966. Before 1816, it was called "Grijpskerke en Poppendamme". That year it merged with Hoogelande and Buttinge en Zandvoort.[1]

In 2001, the town of Grijpskerke had 1021 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.27 km², and contained 390 residences.[2] The statistical area "Grijpskerke", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1370.[3]


  1. Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, "Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten", KNAW, 2006.
  2. Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 . (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  3. Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005 . As of 1 January 2005.

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