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De Bilt

De Bilt
Municipality
Church in De Bilt
Church in De Bilt
Flag of De Bilt
Flag
Coat of arms of De Bilt
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of De Bilt in a municipal map of Utrecht
Location in Utrecht
Coordinates:
Country Netherlands
Province Utrecht
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Arjen Gerritsen (VVD)
Area[2]
 • Total 67.13 km2 (25.92 sq mi)
 • Land 66.30 km2 (25.60 sq mi)
 • Water 0.83 km2 (0.32 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 4 m (13 ft)
Population (May 2014)[4]
 • Total 42,097
 • Density 635/km2 (1,640/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Biltenaar
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 3615, 3720–3732, 3737–3739
Area code 030, 0346
Website .nl.debiltwww

De Bilt (   ) is a municipality and a town in the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. De Bilt had a population of 42,097 in 2014 and is the seat of the headquarters of the Royal Dutch Meteorological Institute, KNMI.

It is the ancestral home and namesake for the prominent Vanderbilt family of the United States.

Population centres

The municipality of De Bilt consists of the following cities, towns, villages and/or districts: Bilthoven, De Bilt, Groenekan, Hollandsche Rading, Maartensdijk, Westbroek.

Topography

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of De Bilt, June 2015

References

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External links

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  • Official Website
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