Bronckhorst

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Bronckhorst
Vorden Castle
Flag of Bronckhorst
Flag
Coat of arms of Bronckhorst
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Bronckhorst in a municipal map of Gelderland
Location in Gelderland
Coordinates: 52°3′N 6°18′E / 52.050°N 6.300°E / 52.050; 6.300Coordinates: 52°3′N 6°18′E / 52.050°N 6.300°E / 52.050; 6.300
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceGelderland
Established1 January 2005[1]
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorMarianne Besselink (PvdA)
Area
 • Total286.42 km2 (110.59 sq mi)
 • Land283.56 km2 (109.48 sq mi)
 • Water2.86 km2 (1.10 sq mi)
Elevation13 m (43 ft)
Population
(August 2017)[5]
 • Total36,405
 • Density128/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
Parts of 6900, 7000 and 7200 ranges
Area code0313, 0314, 0575
Websitewww.bronckhorst.nl
Dutch Topographic map of Bronckhorst, June 2015

Bronckhorst (pronounced [ˈbrɔŋkɦɔrst] (About this soundlisten)) is a municipality in Gelderland, the Netherlands. The municipality is the result of a merger of the former municipalities Hengelo, Hummelo en Keppel, Steenderen, Vorden and Zelhem, on 1 January 2005. The new municipality is named after the medieval castle of the Bronckhorst family, who once ruled this area.

The seat of the municipality is Hengelo.

Population centres[edit]

Keppel[edit]

Keppel received city rights in 1404.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 2005" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 2005]. cbs.nl (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 20 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Samenstelling en taakverdeling" [Members and tasks] (in Dutch). Gemeente Bronckhorst. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 20 June 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 7255KA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 20 June 2014.
  5. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017.

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