|• Total||80.39 km2 (31.04 sq mi)|
|• Land||78.73 km2 (30.40 sq mi)|
|• Water||1.67 km2 (0.64 sq mi)|
|Population (31 December, 2009)|
|• Density||229/km2 (590/sq mi)|
|Source: CBS, Statline.|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Heerde ( pronunciation (help·info)) is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. Compared to the rest of the Netherlands, Heerde is fairly religious, as are many of the towns and cities in the Veluwe region. The following political parties are currently (August 2009) in the city council: CDA (5 seats), PvdA (5 seats), SGP (3 seats), VVD (2 seats) and the Municipal Farmers Party (2 seats).
The municipality has five amateur soccer clubs: vv Heerde, SEH, WZC Wapenveld, vv Wapenveld and Vevo.
Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Heerde, 2013.
Famous People from Heerde
- Jacco Eltingh (Heerde, 1970) Tennis player
- Gerard van Velde (Wapenveld, 1971) Speed skater
- Toine Rorije (Heerde, 1974) Football player. Played for Go Ahead Eagles and F.C. Groningen
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