Spaarnwoude is a hamlet in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Haarlemmermeer and lies about 5 km (3.1 mi) northeast of Haarlem.

Spaarnwoude village
The village (dark red) and the statistical district (light green) of Spaarnwoude in the former municipality of Haarlemmerliede en Spaarnwoude.

The statistical area "Spaarnwoude", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 200.[1]

North of Spaarnwoude lies the Spaarnwoude recreation area, which is located in the municipalities of Velsen and Haarlemmermeer.

There is a railway station, Haarlem Spaarnwoude, which lies southwest of the village. An IKEA shop is nearby, on the north side. To the east of IKEA is the Veerplas.

Spaarnwoude was a separate municipality until 1857, when it merged with Haarlemmerliede.[2] The resulting municipality of Haarlemmerliede en Spaarnwoude was later merged with Haarlemmermeer, in 2019.[3]

The church of Spaarnwoude

See also


  1. Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005. As of 1 January 2005.
  2. Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2011.
  3. "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 2019" (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 1 January 2019.

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