|The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Spijk in the municipality of Lingewaal.|
Spijk (Dutch province of Gelderland. The Netherlands ( Dutch:, ˈnedərlɑnt is the European part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, which consists of the Netherlands the Netherlands Gelderland ( English also Guelders) is a province of the Netherlands, located in the central eastern part of the country It is a part of the municipality of Lingewaal, and lies about 3 km northeast of Gorinchem. Lingewaal is a Municipality in the middle of the Netherlands. Gorinchem ( also called Gorkum ( is a city and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.) is a village in the
In 2001, the village of Spijk had 413 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0. 093 km², and contained 158 residences.  The statistical area "Spijk", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 980. 
Spijk was a separate municipality between 1817 and 1855, when it became part of Heukelum. Heukelum ( is a town in the Dutch province of Gelderland. It is a part of the municipality of Lingewaal, and lies about 8 km northeast of Gorinchem At that time, Spijk was still part of the province of South Holland. South Holland ( Dutch:) is a province situated on the North Sea in the western part of the Netherlands.