Druten

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Druten
Municipality
Church in Druten
Church in Druten
Flag of Druten
Flag
Coat of arms of Druten
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Druten in a municipal map of Gelderland
Location in Gelderland
Coordinates: 51°53′N 5°36′E / 51.883°N 5.600°E / 51.883; 5.600Coordinates: 51°53′N 5°36′E / 51.883°N 5.600°E / 51.883; 5.600
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Luciën van Riswijk (CDA)
Area[2]
 • Total 42.46 km2 (16.39 sq mi)
 • Land 37.71 km2 (14.56 sq mi)
 • Water 4.75 km2 (1.83 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 7 m (23 ft)
Population (May 2014)[4]
 • Total 18,221
 • Density 483/km2 (1,250/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 6630–6631, 6650–6655
Area code 0487
Website www.druten.nl

Druten (About this sound pronunciation ) is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. The municipality covers the eastern part of the Land van Maas en Waal region of the province of Gelderland. One of its key features is the town's church, designed by the famous Dutch architect Pierre Cuypers.

Population centres[edit]

Topography[edit]

2013-Druten.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Druten, 2013.

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Samenstelling college" [Board members] (in Dutch). Gemeente Druten. Retrieved 24 June 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 6651DA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 24 June 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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