Zuidplas

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Zuidplas
Municipality
Wind mill "Windlust" in Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel
Wind mill "Windlust" in Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel
Flag of Zuidplas
Flag
Coat of arms of Zuidplas
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Zuidplas in a municipal map of South Holland
Location in South Holland
Coordinates: 51°58′N 4°37′E / 51.967°N 4.617°E / 51.967; 4.617Coordinates: 51°58′N 4°37′E / 51.967°N 4.617°E / 51.967; 4.617
Country Netherlands
Province South Holland
Established 1 January 2010[1]
Government[2]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Gert-Jan Kats (SGP)
Area[3]
 • Total 62.42 km2 (24.10 sq mi)
 • Land 59.37 km2 (22.92 sq mi)
 • Water 3.05 km2 (1.18 sq mi)
Elevation[4] −6 m (−20 ft)
Lowest elevation[5] −6.76 m (−22.18 ft)
Population (May 2014)[6]
 • Total 40,838
 • Density 688/km2 (1,780/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 2750–2761, 2840–2841, 2910–2914
Area code 0180, 0182, 079
Website www.zuidplas.nl

Zuidplas[7] is a new municipality by 1 January 2010. Joining of Moordrecht, Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel and Zevenhuizen-Moerkapelle.

Topography[edit]

Gem-Zuidplas-OpenTopo.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Zuidplas, Sept. 2014.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 2010" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 2010]. cbs.nl (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 31 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "College van B&W" [Board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Zuidplas. Retrieved 31 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Postcodetool for 2914KM". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 31 August 2013. 
  5. ^ "Laagste punt van Nederland" [Lowest point of the Netherlands] (in Dutch). Gemeente Zuidplas. Retrieved 31 August 2013. 
  6. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 26 June 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 
  7. ^ Naam fusie gemeente wordt Zuidplas, Gemeente Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel. Website visited 2 january 2009

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