Giessenlanden

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Giessenlanden
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
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceSouth Holland
Established1 January 1986
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorRinette Reynvaan (acting)
Area
 • Total65.11 km2 (25.14 sq mi)
 • Land63.57 km2 (24.54 sq mi)
 • Water1.54 km2 (0.59 sq mi)
Elevation−1 m (−3 ft)
Population
 (August 2017)[4]
 • Total14,539
 • Density229/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
3380–3381, 4209, 4220–4225, 4240–4241
Area code0183, 0184
Websitewww.giessenlanden.nl

Giessenlanden (Dutch: [ˈɣisə(n)ˌlɑndə(n)] (About this soundlisten)) 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 14,539 as of 2017. The municipality includes communities of Arkel, Giessen-Oudekerk, Giessenburg, Hoogblokland, Hoornaar, Noordeloos and Schelluinen.

Topography[edit]

Gem-Giessenlanden-OpenTopo.jpg

Dutch topographic map of the municipality of Giessenlanden, June 2015

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. Archived from the original on 8 June 2013. 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. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 19 July 2013.
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017.

External links[edit]