Lemsterland

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Lemsterland
Lemsterlân
Former municipality
Pumping station in Echten
Pumping station in Echten
Flag of Lemsterland
Flag
Coat of arms of Lemsterland
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Lemsterland in a municipal map of Friesland
Location in Friesland
Coordinates: 52°51′N 5°43′E / 52.850°N 5.717°E / 52.850; 5.717Coordinates: 52°51′N 5°43′E / 52.850°N 5.717°E / 52.850; 5.717
Country Netherlands
Province Friesland
Dissolved 1 January 2014[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 124.34 km2 (48.01 sq mi)
 • Land 75.93 km2 (29.32 sq mi)
 • Water 48.41 km2 (18.69 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 0 m (0 ft)
Population (November 2013)[4]
 • Total 13,544
 • Density 178/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 8508, 8530–8539
Area code 0514

Lemsterland (About this sound pronunciation , West Frisian: Lemsterlân) is a former municipality in the northern Netherlands. In 2014 it merged with the municipalities of Skarsterlân and Gaasterlân-Sleat to form the new municipality De Friese Meren.

Population centres[edit]

Bantega, Delfstrahuizen, Echten, Echtenerbrug, Eesterga, Follega, Lemmer, Oosterzee, Oosterzee-Buren.

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 8531ED". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 21 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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