Heesselt

Heesselt
Village
Church of Hesselt
Church of Hesselt
Heesselt is located in Gelderland
Heesselt
Heesselt
Location in the Netherlands
Heesselt is located in Netherlands
Heesselt
Heesselt
Heesselt (Netherlands)
Coordinates: 51°48′47″N 5°20′48″E / 51.81306°N 5.34667°E / 51.81306; 5.34667Coordinates: 51°48′47″N 5°20′48″E / 51.81306°N 5.34667°E / 51.81306; 5.34667
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceGelderland
MunicipalityWest Betuwe
Area
[1]
 • Total6.01 km2 (2.32 sq mi)
Elevation
[2]
9 m (30 ft)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total430
 • Density72/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
4063[1]
Dialing code0344

Heesselt is a village in the Dutch province of Gelderland. It is a part of the municipality of West Betuwe, and lies about 10 km southwest of Tiel.

It was first mentioned in 850 as Hesola, and probably means "forest with shrubbery".[3] In 1840, it was home 258 people. The Dutch Reformed Church dates from 1887, but has a 15th century tower.[4]

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References

  1. ^ a b c "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2021". Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 25 March 2022. two entries
  2. ^ "Postcodetool for 4063CA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 25 March 2022.
  3. ^ "Heesselt - (geografische naam)". Etymologiebank (in Dutch). Retrieved 25 March 2022.
  4. ^ "Heesselt". Plaatsengids (in Dutch). Retrieved 25 March 2022.


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