Borne, Overijssel

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Borne
Municipality
Square in Borne
Square in Borne
Flag of Borne
Flag
Coat of arms of Borne
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Borne in a municipal map of Overijssel
Location in Overijssel
Coordinates: 52°18′N 6°45′E / 52.300°N 6.750°E / 52.300; 6.750Coordinates: 52°18′N 6°45′E / 52.300°N 6.750°E / 52.300; 6.750
Country Netherlands
Province Overijssel
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Rob Welten (CDA)
Area[2]
 • Total 26.16 km2 (10.10 sq mi)
 • Land 26.00 km2 (10.04 sq mi)
 • Water 0.16 km2 (0.06 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 15 m (49 ft)
Population (May 2014)[4]
 • Total 21,919
 • Density 843/km2 (2,180/sq mi)
Demonym Bornenaar, Borrenaar
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 7620–7626
Area code 074
Website www.borne.nl

Borne (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbɔrnə] ( )) is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. Its inhabitants also have the nickname Melbuul (flourbag in Twentsch).

Population centres[edit]

Bornerbroek, historically part of Borne, is nowadays part of the Almelo municipality. Borne borders the municipalities of Hengelo, Hof van Twente, Dinkelland, Almelo and Tubbergen.

Topography[edit]

2013-Borne.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Borne, 2013.

The town of Borne[edit]

Borne was originally the richterambt (judicial district) Borne, made up of the Marke Senderen (Zenderen) and Bi den Broeke (lit. "by the brook", Bornerbroek) and the hamlet of Hertme. In 1655 Hertme has evolved into an independent marke. Borne is the sister city of the German town Rheine.

Transportation[edit]

  • Borne is served by two motorways, E30 and N92.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "College van B&W" [Board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Borne. Retrieved 26 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 7622DG". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 26 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "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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