Waterland ( pronunciation (help·info)) is a municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. It is located north of Amsterdam, on the western shore of the Markermeer.
The municipality of Waterland consists of the following cities, towns, villages and/or districts: Broek in Waterland, Ilpendam, Katwoude, Marken, Monnickendam, Overleek, Uitdam, Watergang, Zuiderwoude.
Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Waterland, 2013.
The municipal council of Waterland consists of 17 seats, which are divided as follows:
- CDA - 5 seats
- GroenLinks - 3 seats
- Waterland95 - 3 seats
- Algemeen Belang - 2 seats
- PvdA - 2 seats
- VVD - 2 seats