Gaasterlân-Sleat

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Gaasterlân-Sleat
Gaasterland-Sloten
Former municipality
Aerial photo of Balk
Aerial photo of Balk
Flag of Gaasterlân-Sleat
Flag
Coat of arms of Gaasterlân-Sleat
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Gaasterlân-Sleat in a municipal map of Friesland
Location in Friesland
Coordinates: 52°54′N 5°35′E / 52.900°N 5.583°E / 52.900; 5.583Coordinates: 52°54′N 5°35′E / 52.900°N 5.583°E / 52.900; 5.583
Country Netherlands
Province Friesland
Established 1 January 1984
Dissolved 1 January 2014[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 209.34 km2 (80.83 sq mi)
 • Land 95.24 km2 (36.77 sq mi)
 • Water 114.10 km2 (44.05 sq mi)
Elevation [3] 1 m (3 ft)
Population (November 2013)[4]
 • Total 10,186
 • Density 107/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 8556–8583
Area code 0514

Gaasterlân-Sleat is a former municipality in the northern Netherlands. Its official name is in West Frisian. The name in Dutch is Gaasterland-Sloten (About this sound pronunciation ). In 2014 it merged with the municipalities of Lemsterland and Skarsterlân to form the new municipality De Friese Meren.

Population centres[edit]

Bakhuizen, Balk, Elahuizen, Harich, Kolderwolde, Mirns, Nijemirdum, Oudega, Oudemirdum, Rijs, Ruigahuizen, Sloten, Sondel and Wijckel.

Demographics[edit]

In 2010

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 2014" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 2014]. cbs.nl (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 11 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 8561BC". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 10 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 23 December 2013. Retrieved 20 January 2014. 
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