Willemstad, North Brabant
of Willemstad with the tower of the former city hall
in the back
Willemstad is a city 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.
- ↑ gemeente Moerdijk
- ↑ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.
Coordinates: 51°41′31″N 4°26′16″E / 51.69194°N 4.43778°E