Dalfsen town centre
Location in Overijssel
|• Body||Municipal council|
|• Mayor||Han Noten (PvdA)|
|• Total||166.52 km2 (64.29 sq mi)|
|• Land||165.13 km2 (63.76 sq mi)|
|• Water||1.39 km2 (0.54 sq mi)|
|Elevation||3 m (10 ft)|
|Population (August 2017)|
|• Density||171/km2 (440/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Postcode||7710–7714, 7720–7729, 8150–8159|
|Area code||0529, 0572|
Dalfsen ( pronunciation (help·info), Dutch Low Saxon: Dalsen) is a municipality and a town in the Salland region of the Dutch province of Overijssel. The municipality of Dalfsen was increased to its current size on 1 January 2001 through the amalgamation of the municipalities of Nieuwleusen and Dalfsen.
The name first appears in documents in 1231. Due to the closeness of Kasteel Rechteren, Dalfsen is one of several towns along the Overijssel section of the Vecht river never to have received city rights.
Ankum, Dalfsen, Dalfserveld, Dalmsholte, De Marshoek, De Meele, Emmen, Gerner, Hessum, Hoonhorst, Lemelerveld, Lenthe, Leusenerveld, Nieuwleusen, Oudleusen, Oudleusenerveld, Rechteren, Strenkhaar and Welsum.
Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Dalfsen, June 2015.
- "College B&W" [Board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Dalfsen. Archived from the original on 20 March 2014. Retrieved 27 March 2014.
- "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
- "Postcodetool for 7721AX". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 27 March 2014.
- "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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