Geldermalsen

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Geldermalsen
Municipality
Geldermalsen railway station
Flag of Geldermalsen
Flag
Coat of arms of Geldermalsen
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Geldermalsen in a municipal map of Gelderland
Location in Gelderland
Coordinates: 51°53′N 5°17′E / 51.883°N 5.283°E / 51.883; 5.283Coordinates: 51°53′N 5°17′E / 51.883°N 5.283°E / 51.883; 5.283
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Jeroen Staatsen (acting) (VVD)
Area[2]
 • Total 101.73 km2 (39.28 sq mi)
 • Land 99.98 km2 (38.60 sq mi)
 • Water 1.75 km2 (0.68 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 4 m (13 ft)
Population (August 2017)[4]
 • Total 26,767
 • Density 268/km2 (690/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode 4150–4158, 4190–4197
Area code 0345
Website www.geldermalsen.nl
Dutch topographic map of the municipality of Geldermalsen, June 2015
The town of Geldermalsen within the municipality of Geldermalsen
Sculpture 'Uil' in front of the Lingeborgh

Geldermalsen (About this sound pronunciation ) is a municipality and a town in the province of Gelderland in the Netherlands.

Municipality of Geldermalsen[edit]

The municipality of Geldermalsen was formed on January 1, 1978, when the former municipalities of Beesd, Buurmalsen, Deil and Geldermalsen were combined. The municipality has an area of 101.73 km2 (39.28 sq mi) and is one of the largest municipalities in the Betuwe. The municipality had a population of 26,767 in 2017.

The river Linge flows through the municipality and town of Geldermalsen.

Population centres[edit]

Town of Geldermalsen[edit]

The town centre of Geldermalsen contains a two-aisled Gothic church dating from the 15th century, with a Romanesque tower dating from the 13th century. The town contains two windmills: De Watermolen, which was built in 1772, and De Bouwing, which was built in 1848. Located in the east side there is a graveyard.

Public high-school 'The Lingeborgh' is located in the west.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic composition of Geldermalsen in 2010:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mevrouw Miranda de Vries" (in Dutch). Gemeente Geldermalsen. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 3 July 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 4191KH". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 3 July 2014.
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017.
  5. ^ "Niet-westerse allochtonen per gemeente 2010-2040 - Nationale Atlas Volksgezondheid". Zorgatlas.nl. Retrieved 2014-03-27.

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