Eemsmond

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Eemsmond
Municipality
Church in Stitswerd
Church in Stitswerd
Flag of Eemsmond
Flag
Coat of arms of Eemsmond
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Eemsmond in a municipal map of Groningen
Location in Groningen
Coordinates: 53°24′N 6°40′E / 53.400°N 6.667°E / 53.400; 6.667Coordinates: 53°24′N 6°40′E / 53.400°N 6.667°E / 53.400; 6.667
Country Netherlands
Province Groningen
Established 1 January 1979
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Marijke van Beek (PvdA)
Area[2]
 • Total 543.35 km2 (209.79 sq mi)
 • Land 189.81 km2 (73.29 sq mi)
 • Water 353.54 km2 (136.50 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 2 m (7 ft)
Population (January 2014)[4]
 • Total 15,910
 • Density 84/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 9979–9989, 9995–9999
Area code 0595, 0596
Website www.eemsmond.nl

Eemsmond [ˈeɪ̯m.smɔnt] ( ) is a municipality in the northeastern Netherlands.

Population centers[edit]

Eemshaven, Eppenhuizen, Kantens, Oldenzijl, Oosteinde, Oosternieland, Oudeschip, Roodeschool, Rottum, Startenhuizen, Stitswerd, Uithuizen, Uithuizermeeden, Usquert, Warffum, Zandeweer.

It also includes the uninhabited islands Rottumeroog, Rottumerplaat, and Zuiderduintjes.

Topography[edit]

2013-Eemsmond.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Eemsmond, 2013.

Sport[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Eemsmond hosted the start of stage 4 at the 2013 Energiewacht Tour.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Samenstelling college" [Members of the board] (in Dutch). Gemeente Eemsmond. Retrieved 20 January 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 9981AA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 20 January 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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