Heerde

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Heerde
Municipality
Heerde town hall
Heerde town hall
Flag of Heerde
Flag
Coat of arms of Heerde
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Heerde in a municipal map of Gelderland
Location in Gelderland
Coordinates: 52°23′N 6°3′E / 52.383°N 6.050°E / 52.383; 6.050Coordinates: 52°23′N 6°3′E / 52.383°N 6.050°E / 52.383; 6.050
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Inez Pijnenburg-Adriaenssen (VVD)
Area[2]
 • Total 80.42 km2 (31.05 sq mi)
 • Land 78.75 km2 (30.41 sq mi)
 • Water 1.67 km2 (0.64 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 7 m (23 ft)
Population (January 2014)[4]
 • Total 18,515
 • Density 235/km2 (610/sq mi)
Demonym Heerdenaar, Heerder
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 8180–8194
Area code 038, 0578
Website www.heerde.nl

Heerde (About this sound pronunciation ) 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.

Population centres[edit]

Topography[edit]

2013-Heerde.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Heerde, 2013.

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Burgemeester W.R.J.M. Pijnenburg-Adriaenssen" [Mayor W.R.J.M. Pijnenburg-Adriaenssen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Heerde. Retrieved 7 July 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 8181JE". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 7 July 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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