West Maas en Waal

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West Maas en Waal
Municipality
Church in Boven-Leeuwen
Church in Boven-Leeuwen
Flag of West Maas en Waal
Flag
Coat of arms of West Maas en Waal
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of West Maas en Waal in a municipal map of Gelderland
Location in Gelderland
Coordinates: 51°53′N 5°31′E / 51.883°N 5.517°E / 51.883; 5.517Coordinates: 51°53′N 5°31′E / 51.883°N 5.517°E / 51.883; 5.517
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Established 1984
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Thomas Steenkamp (CDA)
Area[2]
 • Total 85.21 km2 (32.90 sq mi)
 • Land 77.40 km2 (29.88 sq mi)
 • Water 7.81 km2 (3.02 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 7 m (23 ft)
Population (May 2014)[4]
 • Total 18,449
 • Density 238/km2 (620/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 6620–6621, 6626–6629, 6657–6659
Area code 0487
Website www.westmaasenwaal.nl

West Maas en Waal (About this sound pronunciation ) is a municipality in the Dutch province of Gelderland.

The municipality covers the western part of the Land van Maas en Waal, an island located between the Meuse and Waal rivers.

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Topography[edit]

2013-WestMaasenWaal.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of West Maas en Waal, 2013.

Demographics[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "College van burgemeester en wethouders" [Board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente West Maas en Waal. Retrieved 22 July 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 6658AG". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 22 July 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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