Binnenmaas

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Binnenmaas
Lake Binnenmaas
Lake Binnenmaas
Flag of Binnenmaas
Flag
Coat of arms of Binnenmaas
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Binnenmaas in a municipal map of South Holland
Location in South Holland
Coordinates: 51°48′N 4°33′E / 51.800°N 4.550°E / 51.800; 4.550Coordinates: 51°48′N 4°33′E / 51.800°N 4.550°E / 51.800; 4.550
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceSouth Holland
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorAndré Borgdorff (CDA)
Area
 • Total75.57 km2 (29.18 sq mi)
 • Land69.26 km2 (26.74 sq mi)
 • Water6.31 km2 (2.44 sq mi)
Elevation−1 m (−3 ft)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
3270–3274, 3295–3299
Area code0186, 078
Websitewww.binnenmaas.nl

Binnenmaas (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbɪnə(n)maːs] (About this soundlisten)) was a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. The municipality had a population of in 2019, and covers an area of 75.57 km2 (29.18 sq mi) of which 6.31 km2 (2.44 sq mi) is water. It is named after the lake of the same name.

The municipality was formed on January 1, 1984, by the merger of the municipalities Puttershoek, Maasdam, Mijnsheerenland, Westmaas, and Heinenoord. On January 1, 2007, the municipality 's-Gravendeel was added to Binnenmaas. On January 1, 2019 it was merged with Cromstrijen, Korendijk, Oud-Beijerland, and Strijen to form the municipality of Hoeksche Waard.

The municipality of Binnenmaas consists of the following communities: Blaaksedijk, De Wacht, Goidschalxoord, 's-Gravendeel, Greup, Heinenoord, Kuipersveer, Maasdam, Maasdijk, Mijnsheerenland, Puttershoek, Reedijk, Schenkeldijk, Sint Anthoniepolder, Westdijk, Westmaas and Zwanegat.

Topography[edit]

Gem-Binnenmaas-OpenTopo.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Binnenmaas, June 2015.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Samenstelling college van B&W" [Composition board of mayor and aldermen]. Bestuur en Organisatie (in Dutch). Gemeente Binnenmaas. Archived from the original on 15 June 2013. Retrieved 14 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 3299XG". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 14 July 2013.
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.

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