Sint Philipsland (village)

Sint Philipsland


Coat of arms

The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Sint Philipsland in the municipality of Tholen.
Coordinates: 51°37′1″N 4°9′52″E / 51.61694°N 4.16444°E / 51.61694; 4.16444Coordinates: 51°37′1″N 4°9′52″E / 51.61694°N 4.16444°E / 51.61694; 4.16444
Country Netherlands
Province Zeeland
Municipality Tholen
  Total 40.19 km2 (15.52 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2010)
  Total 2,686
  Density 67/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Sint Philipsland is a village in the Dutch province of Zeeland. Sint Philpsland is also the name of the (former) island on which the village lies. It is a part of the municipality of Tholen, and lies about 16 km northwest of Bergen op Zoom.

Sint Philipsland was a separate municipality until 1995, when it was merged with Tholen.[1]

In 2001, the village of Sint Philipsland had 2002 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.36 km², and contained 745 residences.[2] The statistical area "Sint Philipsland", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 2150.[3]

Notable people


  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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