Katwoude is a town in the province of North Holland, Netherlands. It is a part of the municipality of Waterland, and lies on the coast of the IJsselmeer, about 2 km north of Monnickendam.

The statistical district of Katwoude in the municipality of Waterland.
Coordinates: 52°28′N 5°3′E
Province North Holland
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Katwoude was a separate municipality between 1817 and 1991, when it became part of Waterland.[1]

The statistical area "Katwoude", which covers the area of the former municipality, has a population of around 230.[2]


  1. Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.
  2. Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Gemeente Op Maat 2004: Waterland .
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