(population: 47,313) is a town in the north-western Netherlands
, in the province of North Holland
. The municipality covers an area of 39.99 km²
(of which 5.68 km² water).
The municipality of Heerhugowaard also includes the following towns, villages and townships: Broekhorn, Butterhuizen, De Noord, Draai, Frik, Kabel, 't Kruis, Veenhuizen, Verlaat.