Montfoort

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Not to be confused with Montfort.
Montfoort
Municipality
Montfoort city centre
Montfoort city centre
Flag of Montfoort
Flag
Coat of arms of Montfoort
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Montfoort in a municipal map of Utrecht
Location in Utrecht
Coordinates: 52°3′N 4°57′E / 52.050°N 4.950°E / 52.050; 4.950Coordinates: 52°3′N 4°57′E / 52.050°N 4.950°E / 52.050; 4.950
Country Netherlands
Province Utrecht
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Bert Jansen (D66)
Area[2]
 • Total 38.20 km2 (14.75 sq mi)
 • Land 37.69 km2 (14.55 sq mi)
 • Water 0.51 km2 (0.20 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 2 m (7 ft)
Population (May 2014)[4]
 • Total 13,653
 • Density 362/km2 (940/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 3417, 3460–3461
Area code 0348
Website www.montfoort.nl

Montfoort (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmɔnt.foːrt] ( )) is a municipality and a town in the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. Montfoort received city rights in 1329.

Population centres[edit]

The municipality of Montfoort consists of the following cities, towns, villages and/or districts: Montfoort, Linschoten, Willeskop.

Old town hall of Montfoort

References[edit]

  1. ^ "burgemeester E.L. (Bert) Jansen" [mayor E.L. (Bert) Jansen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Montfoort. Retrieved 7 April 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 3417JG". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 26 June 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 

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