Giessenlanden

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Giessenlanden
Municipality
Castle in Schelluinen
Castle in Schelluinen
Flag of Giessenlanden
Flag
Coat of arms of Giessenlanden
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Giessenlanden in a municipal map of South Holland
Location in South Holland
Coordinates: 51°53′N 4°57′E / 51.883°N 4.950°E / 51.883; 4.950Coordinates: 51°53′N 4°57′E / 51.883°N 4.950°E / 51.883; 4.950
Country Netherlands
Province South Holland
Established 1 January 1986
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Els Boot (PvdA)
Area[2]
 • Total 65.11 km2 (25.14 sq mi)
 • Land 63.57 km2 (24.54 sq mi)
 • Water 1.54 km2 (0.59 sq mi)
Elevation[3] −1 m (−3 ft)
Population (January 2014)[4]
 • Total 14,423
 • Density 227/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 3380–3381, 4209, 4220–4225, 4240–4241
Area code 0183, 0184
Website www.giessenlanden.nl

Giessenlanden (Dutch: [ˈɣisə(n)ˌlɑndə(n)] ( )) is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. The municipality covers an area of 65.11 km2 (25.14 sq mi) of which 1.54 km2 (0.59 sq mi) is water, and has a population of 14,423 as of 2014. The municipality includes communities of Arkel, Giessen-Oudekerk, Giessenburg, Hoogblokland, Hoornaar, Noordeloos and Schelluinen.

Public transportation[edit]

The Arkel railway station, on the Elst–Dordrecht railway, is situated in the municipality Giessenlanden.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "College B & W" [Board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Giessenlanden. Retrieved 19 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 4223ME". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 19 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 10 March 2014. Retrieved 11 March 2014. 

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