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 (May 2014)[4]
 • Total 24,097
 • Density 144/km2 (370/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 the merging 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. 26 June 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 

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