Stede Broec

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Stede Broec
Municipality
Broekerhaven waterway
Broekerhaven waterway
Flag of Stede Broec
Flag
Coat of arms of Stede Broec
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Stede Broec in a municipal map of North Holland
Location in North Holland
Coordinates: 52°42′N 5°14′E / 52.700°N 5.233°E / 52.700; 5.233Coordinates: 52°42′N 5°14′E / 52.700°N 5.233°E / 52.700; 5.233
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Established 1 January 1979
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Marian Goldschmeding (PvdA)
Area[2]
 • Total 16.37 km2 (6.32 sq mi)
 • Land 14.63 km2 (5.65 sq mi)
 • Water 1.74 km2 (0.67 sq mi)
Elevation[3] −1 m (−3 ft)
Population (May 2014)[4]
 • Total 21,478
 • Density 1,468/km2 (3,800/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 1610–1614
Area code 0228
Website www.stedebroec.nl

Stede Broec (About this sound pronunciation )(West Frisian: Stee Broek) is a municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland and the region of West-Frisia. The name Stede Broec derives from "stede" (meaning city) and "broec" (meaning swamp).

Population centres[edit]

The municipality of Stede Broec consists of the following cities, towns, villages and/or districts: Bovenkarspel, Broekerhaven, Grootebroek, Lutjebroek.

History[edit]

Grootebroek and Bovenkarspel together received city rights in 1364, under the name of Broek. In 1402 Lutjebroek shared in the city rights and Hoogkarspel joined in 1403. Andijk was the fifth to join in 1786. In 1825 the city was dissociated.

Stede Broec is located in the region of West Friesland consisting of all the land surrounded by the Westfriese Omringdijk, a dike which then protected the land against the dangers of the tides of the Zuider Zee.

Local government[edit]

The municipal council of Stede Broec consists of 19 seats, which are divided as follows (as of March 3rd 2010):

  • CDA - 5 seats
  • Open en Duidelijk Stede Broec - 4 seats
  • PvdA/GroenLinks - 3 seats
  • Gemeentebelangen - 2 seats
  • Onafhankelijke Partij - 2 seats
  • VVD - 2 seats

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Portefeuilleverdeling College" [Tasks division of the board] (in Dutch). Gemeente Stede Broec. Retrieved 7 March 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 1611KW". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 7 March 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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