Heerde town hall
Location in Gelderland
|• Body||Municipal council|
|• Mayor||Inez Pijnenburg (VVD)|
|• Total||80.42 km2 (31.05 sq mi)|
|• Land||78.75 km2 (30.41 sq mi)|
|• Water||1.67 km2 (0.64 sq mi)|
|Elevation||7 m (23 ft)|
|Population (February 2017)|
|• Density||236/km2 (610/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Area code||038, 0578|
Heerde ( pronunciation (help·info)) is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. Compared to the rest of the Netherlands, Heerde is fairly religious, as are many of the towns and cities in the Veluwe region.
The municipal council consists of 17 seats, which have been divided as follows since 2014:
- CU-SGP - 4 seats
- CDA - 4 seats
- Municipal Interest Farmers Party Heerde - 3 seats
- VVD - 2 seats
- PvdA - 2 seats
- D66-GL - 2 seats
The municipality has five amateur soccer clubs: vv Heerde, SEH, WZC Wapenveld, vv Wapenveld and Vevo.
Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Heerde, June 2015.
- Jacco Eltingh (born 1970 in Heerde), tennis player
- Gerard van Velde (born 1971 in Wapenveld), speed skater
- Toine Rorije (born 1974 in Heerde), football player (played for Go Ahead Eagles and F.C. Groningen)
- Marijke Abels (born 1948 in Deventer), artist. One of her sculptures appears at the roundabout of the A50 junction in Heerde.
- "Burgemeester W.R.J.M. Pijnenburg-Adriaenssen" [Mayor W.R.J.M. Pijnenburg-Adriaenssen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Heerde. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 7 July 2014.
- "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
- "Postcodetool for 8181JE". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 7 July 2014.
- "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 7 April 2017. Retrieved 7 April 2017.
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