Wijdemeren

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Wijdemeren
Municipality
Lake Vuntus in Wijdemeren
Lake Vuntus in Wijdemeren
Flag of Wijdemeren
Flag
Coat of arms of Wijdemeren
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Wijdemeren in a municipal map of North Holland
Location in North Holland
Coordinates: 52°12′N 5°9′E / 52.200°N 5.150°E / 52.200; 5.150Coordinates: 52°12′N 5°9′E / 52.200°N 5.150°E / 52.200; 5.150
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Established 1 January 2002[1]
Government[2]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Martijn Smit (PvdA)
Area[3]
 • Total 76.36 km2 (29.48 sq mi)
 • Land 47.86 km2 (18.48 sq mi)
 • Water 28.50 km2 (11.00 sq mi)
Elevation[4] 1 m (3 ft)
Population (May 2014)[5]
 • Total 23,223
 • Density 485/km2 (1,260/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 1230–1244, 1394, 3625
Area code 0294, 035
Website www.wijdemeren.nl

Wijdemeren (About this sound pronunciation ) is a municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland.

Population centres[edit]

The municipality of Wijdemeren consists of the following cities, towns, villages and/or districts: Ankeveen, Boomhoek, Breukeleveen, 's-Graveland, Kortenhoef, Muyeveld, Nederhorst den Berg, Nieuw-Loosdrecht, Oud-Loosdrecht.

Topography[edit]

2013-Wijdemeren.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Wijdemeren, 2013.

Local government[edit]

The municipal council of Wijdemeren consists of 19 seats, which are divided (since March 2010) as follows:

  • Dorpsbelangen - 9 seats
  • CDA - 3 seats
  • VVD - 3 seats
  • PvdA - 2 seats
  • D66 - 1 seats
  • GroenLinks - 1 seats

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 2002" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 2002]. cbs.nl (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 24 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Dhr. M.E. Smit" (in Dutch). Gemeente Wijdemeren. Retrieved 24 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Postcodetool for 1231KB". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 24 March 2014. 
  5. ^ "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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