Kerk-Avezaath

Kerk-Avezaath
Farm in Kerk-Avezaath
Farm in Kerk-Avezaath
Kerk-Avezaath is located in Gelderland
Kerk-Avezaath
Kerk-Avezaath
Location in the province of Gelderland
Kerk-Avezaath is located in Netherlands
Kerk-Avezaath
Kerk-Avezaath
Kerk-Avezaath (Netherlands)
Coordinates: 51°54′N 5°23′E / 51.900°N 5.383°E / 51.900; 5.383Coordinates: 51°54′N 5°23′E / 51.900°N 5.383°E / 51.900; 5.383
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceGelderland
MunicipalityBuren
Area
[1]
 • Total2.44 km2 (0.94 sq mi)
Elevation
[2]
5 m (16 ft)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total1,235
 • Density510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
4012[1]
Dialing code0344

Kerk-Avezaath is a village in the Dutch province of Gelderland. It is a part of the municipality of Buren, and lies about 3 km west of Tiel.

A small part of the village (not counted in the statistics above) is part of the municipality of Tiel, and consists of about 60 houses.[3]

History

It was first mentioned in 850 as Auansati, and means "church at the house of Avo (person)".[4] The village developed along two parallel roads on a stream, and a stretched esdorp developed. The tower of the Dutch Reformed Church dates from 1640 and has an 11th century base. The church dates from 1861 and has 14th century elements.[5] In 1840, it was home to 449 people.[3]

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References

  1. ^ a b c "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2021". Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 21 March 2022. two entries
  2. ^ "Postcodetool for 4012BA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 21 March 2022.
  3. ^ a b "Kerk-Avezaath". Plaatsengids (in Dutch). Retrieved 21 March 2022.
  4. ^ "Kerk-Avezaath - (geografische naam)". Etymologiebank (in Dutch). Retrieved 21 March 2022.
  5. ^ Ronald Stenvert & Sabine Broekhoven (2000). "Kerk-Avezaath" (in Dutch). Zwolle: Waanders. p. 211. ISBN 90 400 9406 3. Retrieved 20 March 2022.


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