Druten

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Druten
Church in Druten
Church in Druten
Flag of Druten
Flag
Highlighted position of Druten in a municipal map of Gelderland
Location in Gelderland
Coordinates: 51°53′N 5°36′E / 51.883°N 5.600°E / 51.883; 5.600Coordinates: 51°53′N 5°36′E / 51.883°N 5.600°E / 51.883; 5.600
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceGelderland
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorLuciën van Riswijk (CDA)
Area
 • Total42.46 km2 (16.39 sq mi)
 • Land37.71 km2 (14.56 sq mi)
 • Water4.75 km2 (1.83 sq mi)
Elevation7 m (23 ft)
Population
(August 2017)[4]
 • Total18,645
 • Density494/km2 (1,280/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
6630–6631, 6650–6655
Area code0487
Websitewww.druten.nl

Druten (About this soundpronunciation ) is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. The municipality covers the eastern part of the Land van Maas en Waal region of the province of Gelderland. One of its key features is the town's church, designed by the famous Dutch architect Pierre Cuypers.

Population centres[edit]

Topography[edit]

Gem-Druten-OpenTopo.jpg

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

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Samenstelling college" [Board members] (in Dutch). Gemeente Druten. Archived from the original on 13 August 2014. Retrieved 24 June 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 6651DA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 24 June 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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