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is a village in the Dutch
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province of Zeeland
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. It is located on the Westerschelde, about 7 km east of Breskens
Breskens is a harbour town on the Westerschelde in the municipality of Sluis in the province of Zeeland, in the south-western Netherlands. Its population is 4,280 ....
, in the municipality of Sluis
Sluis is the name of both a municipality and a town located in the west of Zeelandic Flanders, in the south-western part of the Netherlands....
Hoofdplaat was a separate municipality until 1970.
Map of the former municipality in 1868.