De Ronde Venen

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De Ronde Venen
Municipality
Vinkeveen town centre
Vinkeveen town centre
Flag of De Ronde Venen
Flag
Coat of arms of De Ronde Venen
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of De Ronde Venen in a municipal map of Utrecht
Location in Utrecht
Coordinates: 52°12′N 4°52′E / 52.200°N 4.867°E / 52.200; 4.867Coordinates: 52°12′N 4°52′E / 52.200°N 4.867°E / 52.200; 4.867
Country Netherlands
Province Utrecht
Established 1 January 1989
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Maarten Divendal (PvdA)
Area[2]
 • Total 116.98 km2 (45.17 sq mi)
 • Land 100.77 km2 (38.91 sq mi)
 • Water 16.21 km2 (6.26 sq mi)
Elevation[3] −2 m (−7 ft)
Population (January 2014)[4]
 • Total 42,648
 • Density 423/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode Parts of 1300, 1400 and 3600 ranges
Area code 0294, 0297
Website www.derondevenen.nl

De Ronde Venen (About this sound pronunciation ) is a municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. On 1 January 2011, the municipality of Abcoude was amalgamated into De Ronde Venen.

Population centres[edit]

The municipality of De Ronde Venen consists of the villages Abcoude, Amstelhoek, De Hoef, Baambrugge, Mijdrecht, Vinkeveen, Waverveen, and Wilnis, and a number of hamlets, such as Aan de Zuwe, Achterbos, and Stokkelaarsbrug.

Topography[edit]

2013-DeRondeVenen.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of De Ronde Venen, 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maarten Divendal" (in Dutch). Gemeente De Ronde Venen. Retrieved 5 April 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 3641AL". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 5 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 10 March 2014. Retrieved 11 March 2014. 

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