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Hoorn (population: 66,460) is a town in the north-western Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. The municipality covers an area of 52.49 km² (of which 32.62 km² is water).

The municipality of Hoorn also includes the following towns, villages and townships: Blokker, Zwaag.

Hoorn is located at the IJsselmeer. There is a small shell beach opposite the Nieuwsteeg street.

For the Count of Horne see Eighty Years' War.

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