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Rijnwoude
Church in Hazerswoude-Dorp
Church in Hazerswoude-Dorp
Flag of Rijnwoude
Flag
Coat of arms of Rijnwoude
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of the former municipality of Rijnwoude in a municipal map of South Holland
Location in South Holland
Country  Netherlands
Province  South Holland
Municipality Alphen aan den Rijn
Established 1 January 1991
Dissolved 1 January 2014
Area
 • Total 57.89 km2 (22.35 sq mi)
 • Land 56.69 km2 (21.89 sq mi)
 • Water 1.20 km2 (0.46 sq mi)
Elevation
−1 m (−3.3 ft)
Population
 (November 2013)
 • Total 18,523
 • Density 327/km2 (850/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
2390–2396, 2730–2731
Area code 0172, 071, 079

Rijnwoude is a former municipality in the Dutch province of South Holland.

History

Rijnwoude was created on 1 January 1991 as Rijneveld from the former municipalities of Benthuizen, Hazerswoude and Koudekerk aan den Rijn. In 1993, the municipality was renamed to Rijnwoude. In 2014, it has been part of the municipality of Alphen aan den Rijn.

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