Bergen, Limburg

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Bergen
Baerge
Municipality
Church in Afferden
Church in Afferden
Flag of Bergen
Flag
Coat of arms of Bergen
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Bergen (L) in a municipal map of Limburg
Location in Limburg
Coordinates: 51°36′N 6°3′E / 51.600°N 6.050°E / 51.600; 6.050Coordinates: 51°36′N 6°3′E / 51.600°N 6.050°E / 51.600; 6.050
Country Netherlands
Province Limburg
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Manon Pelzer (CDA)
Area[2]
 • Total 108.48 km2 (41.88 sq mi)
 • Land 103.78 km2 (40.07 sq mi)
 • Water 4.70 km2 (1.81 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 16 m (52 ft)
Population (May 2014)[4]
 • Total 13,213
 • Density 127/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 5850–5856
Area code 0478, 0485
Website www.bergen.nl

Bergen (About this sound pronunciation ) (Limburgish: Baerge) is a municipality and a town in the southeastern Netherlands.

Population centres[edit]

The town of Bergen[edit]

The town of Bergen lies about 28 km north of Venlo, close to the river Meuse. Although the municipality is named after this village, the municipal hall is located in the town of Nieuw-Bergen, the largest town in the municipality. Close to the German border, approx. 5 miles. Near to Airport Niederrhein/Weeze (EDLV).

In 2001, Bergen had 304 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.09 km², and contained 109 residences.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "College van B&W" [Board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Bergen. Retrieved 13 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 5854AX". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 13 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 26 June 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 
  5. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 [1]. Statistics are for the continuous built-up area.

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