Katwijk aan Zee

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Katwijk aan Zee (049)
Katwijk aan Zee (049)

Coordinates: 52° 12′ 21″ N, 4° 23′ 36″ E

Katwijk aan Zee is a seaside resort located on the North Sea at the mouth of the Oude Rijn. The name “Katwijk” probably has its origins in the name of a Germanic tribe called the Chatten (Chatti). The Dutch word “wijk” means “area”, so the name probably meant something like “the Chatti area”.

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