Ouderkerk

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Ouderkerk
Municipality
View over Ouderkerk aan den IJssel
View over Ouderkerk aan den IJssel
Flag of Ouderkerk
Flag
Coat of arms of Ouderkerk
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Ouderkerk in a municipal map of South Holland
Location in South Holland
Coordinates: 51°56′N 4°38′E / 51.933°N 4.633°E / 51.933; 4.633Coordinates: 51°56′N 4°38′E / 51.933°N 4.633°E / 51.933; 4.633
Country Netherlands
Province South Holland
Established 1 January 1985
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor John de Prieëlle (CDA)
Area[2]
 • Total 28.57 km2 (11.03 sq mi)
 • Land 27.07 km2 (10.45 sq mi)
 • Water 1.50 km2 (0.58 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 0 m (0 ft)
Population (May 2014)[4]
 • Total 8,200
 • Density 303/km2 (780/sq mi)
Demonym Ouderkerker
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 2830–2831, 2935
Area code 0180, 0182
Website www.ouderkerk.nl

Ltspkr.pngOuderkerk (population: 8,200 in 2014) is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. The municipality covers an area of 28.57 km2 (11.03 sq mi) of which 1.50 km2 (0.58 sq mi) is water. It was formed on 1 January 1985, after a municipal reorganization.

The municipality of Ouderkerk consists of the population centres Gouderak, Lageweg, Ouderkerk aan den IJssel, and IJssellaan, all situated along the Hollandse IJssel river.

Topography[edit]

2013-Ouderkerk.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Ouderkerk, 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "College B&W" [Board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Ouderkerk. Retrieved 17 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 2935AB". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 17 August 2013. 
  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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