Dongeradeel

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Dongeradeel
Dongeradiel
Municipality
Canal through Dokkum
Canal through Dokkum
Flag of Dongeradeel
Flag
Coat of arms of Dongeradeel
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Dongeradeel in a municipal map of Friesland
Location in Friesland
Coordinates: 53°20′N 6°0′E / 53.333°N 6.000°E / 53.333; 6.000Coordinates: 53°20′N 6°0′E / 53.333°N 6.000°E / 53.333; 6.000
Country Netherlands
Province Friesland
Established 1 January 1984
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Marga Waanders (PvdA)
Area[2]
 • Total 266.92 km2 (103.06 sq mi)
 • Land 167.21 km2 (64.56 sq mi)
 • Water 99.71 km2 (38.50 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 4 m (13 ft)
Population (January 2014)[4]
 • Total 24,183
 • Density 145/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 9100–9156
Area code 0519
Website www.dongeradeel.nl

Dongeradeel (About this sound pronunciation , West Frisian: Dongeradiel) is a municipality in the northern Netherlands.

History[edit]

Dongeradeel was created in 1984 from a merger of the old municipalities Westdongeradeel, Oostdongeradeel, and Dokkum. The new municipality is still colloquially referred to in the plural, "de Dongeradelen".

Population centres[edit]

Aalsum, Anjum, Bornwird, Brantgum, Dokkum, Ee, Engwierum, Foudgum, Hantum, Hantumeruitburen, Hantumhuizen, Hiaure, Holwerd, Jouswier, Lioessens, Metslawier, Moddergat, Morra, Nes, Niawier, Oosternijkerk, Oostrum, Paesens, Raard, Ternaard, Waaxens, Wetsens, Wierum.

Topography[edit]

2013-Dongeradeel.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Dongeradeel, 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Collegeleden" [Members of the executive board] (in Dutch). Gemeente Dongeradeel. Retrieved 8 September 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 9101LP". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 8 September 2013. 
  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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