Oost Gelre

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Oost Gelre
Municipality
Monumental post office in Groenlo
Monumental post office in Groenlo
Flag of Oost Gelre
Flag
Coat of arms of Oost Gelre
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Oost Gelre in a municipal map of Gelderland
Location in Gelderland
Coordinates: 51°59′N 6°34′E / 51.983°N 6.567°E / 51.983; 6.567Coordinates: 51°59′N 6°34′E / 51.983°N 6.567°E / 51.983; 6.567
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Annette Bronsvoort (PvdA)
Area[2]
 • Total 110.12 km2 (42.52 sq mi)
 • Land 109.67 km2 (42.34 sq mi)
 • Water 0.45 km2 (0.17 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 21 m (69 ft)
Population (May 2014)[4]
 • Total 29,657
 • Density 270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 7130–7141, 7263
Area code 0544
Website www.oostgelre.nl

Oost Gelre is a municipality in the Achterhoek, in the eastern Netherlands. On 1 January 2005, the municipalities Groenlo and Lichtenvoorde merged and formed the new municipality Oost Gelre, which was called Groenlo until 19 May 2006.

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Topography[edit]

2013-OostGelre.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Oost Gelre, 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Samenstelling college van B&W" [Members of the board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Oost Gelre. Retrieved 14 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 7131CM". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 14 July 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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