De Ronde Venen

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De Ronde Venen
Municipality
Vinkeveen town centre
Vinkeveen town centre
Flag of De Ronde Venen
Flag
Coat of arms of De Ronde Venen
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of De Ronde Venen in a municipal map of Utrecht
Location in Utrecht
Coordinates: 52°12′N 4°52′E / 52.200°N 4.867°E / 52.200; 4.867Coordinates: 52°12′N 4°52′E / 52.200°N 4.867°E / 52.200; 4.867
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceUtrecht
Established1 January 1989
Government[1]
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorMaarten Divendal (PvdA)
Area[2]
 • Total116.98 km2 (45.17 sq mi)
 • Land100.77 km2 (38.91 sq mi)
 • Water16.21 km2 (6.26 sq mi)
Elevation[3]−2 m (−7 ft)
Population (August 2017)[4]
 • Total43,304
 • Density430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
PostcodeParts of 1300, 1400 and 3600 ranges
Area code0294, 0297
Websitewww.derondevenen.nl

De Ronde Venen (About this sound pronunciation , literal meaning: 'the round peat bogs') is a municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. On 1 January 2011, the municipality of Abcoude was amalgamated into De Ronde Venen.

Population centres[edit]

The municipality of De Ronde Venen consists of the villages Abcoude, Amstelhoek, De Hoef, Baambrugge, Mijdrecht, Vinkeveen, Waverveen, and Wilnis, and a number of hamlets, such as Aan de Zuwe, Achterbos, and Stokkelaarsbrug.

Topography[edit]

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Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of De Ronde Venen, June 2015

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maarten Divendal" (in Dutch). Gemeente De Ronde Venen. Archived from the original on 5 April 2014. Retrieved 5 April 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 3641AL". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 5 April 2014.
  4. ^ "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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