Woudrichem

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Woudrichem
Municipality
Canal through Woudrichem
Canal through Woudrichem
Flag of Woudrichem
Flag
Coat of arms of Woudrichem
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Woudrichem in a municipal map of North Brabant
Location in North Brabant
Coordinates: 51°49′N 5°0′E / 51.817°N 5.000°E / 51.817; 5.000Coordinates: 51°49′N 5°0′E / 51.817°N 5.000°E / 51.817; 5.000
Country Netherlands
Province North Brabant
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Arie Noordergraaf (SGP)
Area[2]
 • Total 51.70 km2 (19.96 sq mi)
 • Land 49.34 km2 (19.05 sq mi)
 • Water 2.36 km2 (0.91 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 0 m (0 ft)
Population (May 2014)[4]
 • Total 14,410
 • Density 292/km2 (760/sq mi)
Demonym Woudrichemmer
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 4280–4288
Area code 0183
Website www.woudrichem.nl

Woudrichem (About this sound pronunciation ) is a municipality and a city in the south of the Netherlands. The municipality, part of Land van Heusden en Altena, is located in the province of North Brabant.

Population centres[edit]

Brooklyn Museum - Castle by the Sea Woudrichem - Johannes Bosboom

Topography[edit]

2013-Woudrichem.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Woudrichem, 2013.

History[edit]

The city of Woudrichem was granted city rights in 1356.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "College van B&W" [Board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Woudrichem. Retrieved 9 June 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 4285CP". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 9 June 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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