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Maasdriel

Maasdriel
Municipality
Church in Alem
Church in Alem
Flag of Maasdriel
Flag
Coat of arms of Maasdriel
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Maasdriel in a municipal map of Gelderland
Location in Gelderland
Coordinates:
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Gerd Prick (PvdA)
Area[2]
 • Total 75.46 km2 (29.14 sq mi)
 • Land 66.02 km2 (25.49 sq mi)
 • Water 9.44 km2 (3.64 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 4 m (13 ft)
Population (May 2014)[4]
 • Total 24,164
 • Density 366/km2 (950/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 5320–5335, 6624
Area code 0418, 0487, 073
Website .nl.maasdrielwww

Maasdriel (   ) is a municipality in the province of Gelderland, in the eastern Netherlands.

Maasdriel was formed on 1 January, 1999 by the merger of the former municipalities of Ammerzoden (including Well, Wellseind en Wordragen), Hedel, Heerewaarden, Maasdriel (Alem, Hoenzadriel, Kerkdriel and Velddriel) and Rossum (including Hurwenen). The former municipality of Maasdriel was called "Driel" before 1944.[5]

Contents

  • Population centres 1
    • Topography 1.1
  • References 2
  • External links 3

Population centres

Topography

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Maasdriel, June 2015

References

  1. ^ "Burgemeester drs. G.E.W. Prick" (in Dutch). Gemeente Maasdriel. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch).  
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 5331CB". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch).  
  5. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, "Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten", KNAW, 2006. [2]

External links

  • Media related to at Wikimedia Commons
  • Official website
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