Peel en Maas

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Peel en Maas
Municipality
Castle d'Erp in Baarlo
Castle d'Erp in Baarlo
Flag of Peel en Maas
Flag
Coat of arms of Peel en Maas
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Peel en Maas in a municipal map of Limburg
Location in Limburg
Coordinates: 51°20′N 5°59′E / 51.333°N 5.983°E / 51.333; 5.983Coordinates: 51°20′N 5°59′E / 51.333°N 5.983°E / 51.333; 5.983
Country Netherlands
Province Limburg
Established 1 January 2010[1]
Government[2]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Wilma Delissen-van Tongerlo (VVD)
Area[3]
 • Total 161.35 km2 (62.30 sq mi)
 • Land 159.44 km2 (61.56 sq mi)
 • Water 1.91 km2 (0.74 sq mi)
Elevation[4] 34 m (112 ft)
Population (May 2014)[5]
 • Total 43,362
 • Density 272/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 5768, 5980–5995
Area code 077
Website www.peelenmaas.nl

Peel en Maas has been a new municipality in the southeastern Netherlands since 1 January 2010. It is situated in the province of Limburg. The municipality is formed by the former municipalities of Helden, Kessel, Maasbree, and Meijel.

Topography[edit]

2013-PeelenMaas.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Peel en Maas, 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 2010" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 2010]. cbs.nl (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 18 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Burgemeester" [Mayor] (in Dutch). Gemeente Peel en Maas. Retrieved 20 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Postcodetool for 5981CC". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 19 November 2013. 
  5. ^ "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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