Coordinates: 52°28′N 4°46′E / 52.467°N 4.767°E
Westzaan is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Zaanstad, and lies about 13 km northeast of Haarlem.
Westzaan was a separate municipality until 1974, when it became a part of Zaanstad.
In 2001, the town of Westzaan had 2130 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.34 km², and contained 834 residences. The statistical district "Westzaan", which covers the village and the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 4580. Westzaan has the only wind powered paper mill in the world.
- ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.
- ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 . Statistics are for the continuous built-up area.
- ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005 . As of 1 January 2005.
Former town hall of Westzaan