Schouwen-Duiveland

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Schouwen-Duiveland
Municipality
Zierikzee city centre
Zierikzee city centre
Flag of Schouwen-Duiveland
Flag
Coat of arms of Schouwen-Duiveland
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Schouwen-Duiveland in a municipal map of Zeeland
Location in Zeeland
Coordinates: 51°39′N 3°55′E / 51.650°N 3.917°E / 51.650; 3.917Coordinates: 51°39′N 3°55′E / 51.650°N 3.917°E / 51.650; 3.917
Country Netherlands
Province Zeeland
Established 1 January 1997[1]
Government[2]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Gerard Rabelink
Area[3]
 • Total 488.21 km2 (188.50 sq mi)
 • Land 230.07 km2 (88.83 sq mi)
 • Water 258.14 km2 (99.67 sq mi)
Elevation[4] 0 m (0 ft)
Population (January 2014)[5]
 • Total 33,821
 • Density 147/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 4300–4329
Area code 0111
Website schouwen-duiveland.nl

Schouwen-Duiveland (About this sound pronunciation ) is a municipality and an island in the southwestern Netherlands.

The Brouwersdam is a dam, part of the Delta Works, from Schouwen-Duiveland to Goedereede, the west part of the island of Goeree-Overflakkee in South Holland.

Population centers[edit]

Brijdorpe, Brouwershaven, Bruinisse, Burgh, Burghsluis, Den Osse, Dreischor, Elkerzee, Ellemeet, Haamstede, Kerkwerve, Looperskapelle, Moriaanshoofd, Nieuwerkerk, Nieuwerkerke, Noordgouwe, Noordwelle, Oosterland, Ouwerkerk, Renesse, Scharendijke, Schuddebeurs, Serooskerke, Sirjansland, Westenschouwen, Zierikzee, Zonnemaire.

There is no village called Schouwen-Duiveland; the municipality takes its name from the island, which received its name when the former islands Schouwen and Duiveland (and Dreischor) were poldered together.

Topography[edit]

Schouwen-Duiveland-natuur-OpenTopo.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the island of Schouwen-Duiveland, as per March 2014.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 1997" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 1997]. cbs.nl (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 13 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Portefeuilleverdeling" [Tasks] (in Dutch). Gemeente Schouwen-Duiveland. Retrieved 13 December 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 4301SH". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 13 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "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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