Bodegraven-Reeuwijk

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Bodegraven-Reeuwijk
Municipality
Church in Bodegraven
Church in Bodegraven
Coat of arms of Bodegraven-Reeuwijk
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Bodegraven-Reeuwijk in a municipal map of South Holland
Location in South Holland
Coordinates: 52°5′N 4°45′E / 52.083°N 4.750°E / 52.083; 4.750Coordinates: 52°5′N 4°45′E / 52.083°N 4.750°E / 52.083; 4.750
Country Netherlands
Province South Holland
Established 1 January 2011[1]
Government[2]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Christiaan van der Kamp (CDA)
Area[3]
 • Total 88.64 km2 (34.22 sq mi)
 • Land 75.69 km2 (29.22 sq mi)
 • Water 12.95 km2 (5.00 sq mi)
Elevation[4] 0 m (0 ft)
Population (May 2014)[5]
 • Total 33,036
 • Density 436/km2 (1,130/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 2410–2415, 2810–2811, 3465–3466
Area code 0182, 0348
Website www.bodegraven-reeuwijk.nl

Bodegraven-Reeuwijk is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland with a population of 33,036 in 2014. It was established by a merger of Bodegraven and Reeuwijk on 1 January 2011. The municipality covers 88.64 km2 (34.22 sq mi) of which 12.95 km2 (5.00 sq mi) is water.

Population centres[edit]

The new merger also includes the historic municipalities of Waarder, Middelburg, Oukoop, Sluipwijk, Wiltenburg, Vrijhoef en Kalverbroek, parts of Zwammerdam, Lange Ruige Weide, Hekendorp, Land van Stein, Rietveld and Barwoutswaarder, as well as the communities of Driebruggen, Hogebrug, Langeweide, Meije, Nieuwerbrug, Oud-Reeuwijk, Platteweg, Randenburg, Reeuwijk-Brug, Reeuwijk-Dorp, Tempel, Oud-Bodegraven (Vrijenes), Weijpoort and Reeuwijk-Westeinde.

Topography[edit]

2013-BodegravenReeuwijk.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Bodegraven-Reeuwijk, 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 2011" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 2011]. cbs.nl (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Burgermeester" [Mayor]. Bestuur en organisatie (in Dutch). Gemeente Bodegraven-Reeuwijk. Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Postcodetool for 2411BD". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  5. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 26 June 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 

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