Duiven

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Duiven
Municipality
Duiven town centre
Duiven town centre
Flag of Duiven
Flag
Coat of arms of Duiven
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Duiven in a municipal map of Gelderland
Location in Gelderland
Coordinates: 51°57′N 6°2′E / 51.950°N 6.033°E / 51.950; 6.033Coordinates: 51°57′N 6°2′E / 51.950°N 6.033°E / 51.950; 6.033
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Rik de Lange (PvdA)
Area[2]
 • Total 35.19 km2 (13.59 sq mi)
 • Land 33.92 km2 (13.10 sq mi)
 • Water 1.27 km2 (0.49 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 10 m (30 ft)
Population (May 2014)[4]
 • Total 25,571
 • Density 754/km2 (1,950/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 6920–6924
Area code 0316
Website www.duiven.nl

Duiven (About this sound pronunciation ) is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. Duiven's name can be translated into English to mean "pigeons" or "doves". Although the coat of arms and logo of the municipality feature pigeons, the name is etymologically related to "dunes" (Dutch: duinen). The flag of the municipality of Duiven was granted and adopted on 25 June 1954.

Population centres[edit]

Villages:

Hamlets:

Topography[edit]

2013-Duiven.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Duiven, 2013.

Transportation[edit]

On Weekdays there are 4 trains per hour between Arnhem and Doetinchem, with two of these continuing to Winterswijk. At Weekends there are 2 trains per hour between Arnhem and Winterswijk.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "College van B&W" [Board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Duiven. 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 6921ES". 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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