Dodewaard

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Dodewaard
Flag of Dodewaard
Flag
Coat of arms of Dodewaard
Coat of arms
Location of Dodewaard
The town centre (red) and the statistical district (light green) of Dodewaard in the municipality of Neder-Betuwe.
The town centre (red) and the statistical district (light green) of Dodewaard in the municipality of Neder-Betuwe.
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Municipality Neder-Betuwe
Population ca. 4,500

Dodewaard (51°55′N 5°39′E / 51.917°N 5.650°E / 51.917; 5.650) is a town in the Dutch province of Gelderland. It is a part of the municipality of Neder-Betuwe, and lies about 7 km south of Wageningen.

Dodewaard was a separate municipality until 2002, when it became a part of Kesteren. Before 1818, the municipality was called "Hien en Dodewaard".[1]

In 2001, the town of Dodewaard had 3090 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 1.1 km², and contained 1166 residences.[2] The statistical area "Dodewaard", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 4330.[3] It also houses the now defunct Dodewaard Nuclear Power Plant.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 Archived 19 March 2006 at the Wayback Machine.. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  3. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005 Archived 24 July 2006 at WebCite. As of 1 January 2005.

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