Reimerswaal (municipality)

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For the lost city, see Reimerswaal (city).
Reimerswaal
Municipality
Krabbendijke town centre
Krabbendijke town centre
Flag of Reimerswaal
Flag
Coat of arms of Reimerswaal
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Reimerswaal in a municipal map of Zeeland
Location in Zeeland
Coordinates: 51°27′N 4°2′E / 51.450°N 4.033°E / 51.450; 4.033Coordinates: 51°27′N 4°2′E / 51.450°N 4.033°E / 51.450; 4.033
Country Netherlands
Province Zeeland
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Jan Huisman (CDA)
Area[2]
 • Total 242.42 km2 (93.60 sq mi)
 • Land 101.99 km2 (39.38 sq mi)
 • Water 140.43 km2 (54.22 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 1 m (3 ft)
Population (January 2014)[4]
 • Total 21,915
 • Density 215/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 4400–4419
Area code 0113
Website www.reimerswaal.nl

Reimerswaal (About this sound pronunciation ) is a municipality in the province of Zeeland in the southwestern Netherlands on Zuid-Beveland, named after the lost city. The municipality had a population of 21,915 in 2014, and has a surface area of 242.42 km2 (93.60 sq mi) of which 140.43 km2 (54.22 sq mi) is water. The central town Yerseke is known for trade in mussels and oysters. Kruiningen is known for the former ferry from Kruiningen to Perkpolder which was in service up to 2003. The municipality of Reimerswaal was established in 1970, from the aggregation of the municipalities Krabbendijke, Kruiningen, Rilland-Bath, Waarde, and Yerseke.

Population centers[edit]

Topography[edit]

2013-Reimerswaal.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Reimerswaal, 2013.

Transportation[edit]

The Railway stations from west to east are Kruiningen-Yerseke, Krabbendijke, Rilland-Bath, which all on the Staatslijn F railway from Vlissingen to Roosendaal.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Samenstelling college" [Members of the board] (in Dutch). Gemeente Reimerswaal. Retrieved 13 December 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 4416AK". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 13 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 10 March 2014. Retrieved 11 March 2014. 

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