Berkelland

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Berkelland
Municipality
Church in Borculo
Church in Borculo
Flag of Berkelland
Flag
Coat of arms of Berkelland
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Berkelland in a municipal map of Gelderland
Location in Gelderland
Coordinates: 52°7′N 6°32′E / 52.117°N 6.533°E / 52.117; 6.533Coordinates: 52°7′N 6°32′E / 52.117°N 6.533°E / 52.117; 6.533
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Established 1 January 2005[1]
Government[2]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Hein Bloemen (CDA)
Area[3]
 • Total 260.53 km2 (100.59 sq mi)
 • Land 258.69 km2 (99.88 sq mi)
 • Water 1.84 km2 (0.71 sq mi)
Elevation[4] 16 m (52 ft)
Population (May 2014)[5]
 • Total 44,575
 • Density 172/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 7150–7165, 7260–7261, 7270–7275
Area code 0544, 0545, 0573
Website gemeenteberkelland.nl

Berkelland (About this sound pronunciation ) is a municipality in the Netherlands province of Gelderland. It was created on 1 January 2005 from the merger of the former municipalities of Borculo, Eibergen, Neede, and Ruurlo. The new municipality was named after the Berkel, a small river.

Population centres[edit]

Topography[edit]

2013-Berkelland.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Berkelland, 2013.

Government[edit]

The Eibergen community houses the interception station of the Nationale SIGINT Organisatie.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 2005" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 2005]. cbs.nl (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 19 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Burgemeester" [Mayor] (in Dutch). Gemeente Berkelland. Retrieved 19 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Postcodetool for 7271AX". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 19 June 2014. 
  5. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 26 June 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 
  6. ^ "Nationale SIGINT Organisatie." (Archive) Ministry of Defence. Retrieved on 13 June 2013.

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