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Blokdijk

Blokdijk is a hamlet in the municipality of Drechterland, in the Dutch province of North Holland. until 2006, Blokdijk belonged to the municipality Venhuizen. The hamlet has 380 inhabitants, when including De Hout (2007).

Both Blokdijk and De Hout are formally a part of Hem. Blokdijk arose at the southern dyke of Blokweeren, Blokker. It was first seen on a map as Blocdijc in 1469. In 1745 Blokdijk was mentioned as Block Dyck. The occupation of the southern part of the hamlet is mostly agricultural.

Category:Populated places in North Holland Category:Drechterland