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Oldambt (municipality)

Oldambt
Municipality
Former clock maker building in Heiligerlee
Former clock maker building in Heiligerlee
Flag of Oldambt
Flag
Coat of arms of Oldambt
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Oldambt in a municipal map of Groningen
Location in Groningen
Coordinates:
Country Netherlands
Province Groningen
Established 1 January 2010[1]
Government[2]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Pieter Smit (D66)
Area[3]
 • Total 295.96 km2 (114.27 sq mi)
 • Land 227.80 km2 (87.95 sq mi)
 • Water 68.16 km2 (26.32 sq mi)
Elevation[4] 2 m (7 ft)
Population (May 2014)[5]
 • Total 38,495
 • Density 169/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode Parts of 9600 and 9900 ranges
Area code 0596–0598
Website .nl.gemeente-oldambtwww

Oldambt is a municipality in the Dutch province of Groningen. The municipality was established 1 January 2010, as a merger of the former municipalities of Reiderland, Scheemda and Winschoten.[6][7] It borders Germany and the Dollart. The Oldambtmeer is an artificial lake of more than 800 ha.

Population centres

Oldambt includes the following places:

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Oldambt, 2013.

The first mayor of the municipality is Martin Zijlstra[8] The current mayor is Pieter Smit

References

  1. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 2010" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 2010]. cbs.nl (in Dutch).  
  2. ^ "Samenstelling college van B&W" [Members of the board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Oldambt. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch).  
  4. ^ "Postcodetool for 9671CD". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 
  5. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch).  
  6. ^ "Gemeente Oldambt welluidend van start". Dagblad van het noorden. 1 January 2010. Retrieved 6 January 2010. 
  7. ^ "Eerste Kamer stemt in met vijf gemeentelijke herindelingen". Nederlands Genootschap van Burgemeesters. Retrieved 6 January 2010. 
  8. ^ Jacob Hesseling (3 December 2009). "Martin Zijlstra: eerste burgemeester Oldambt". Dagblad van het noorden. Retrieved 6 January 2010. 

Further reading on the period 1500-1900 see Daniel R. Curtis, 'The impact of land accumulation and consolidation on population trends in the pre-industrial period: two contrasting cases in the Low Countries', http://www.academia.edu/1933240/The_impact_of_land_accumulation_and_consolidation_on_population_trends_in_the_pre-industrial_period_two_contrasting_cases_in_the_Low_Countries

External links

  • Official website
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