Heerde

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Heerde
Municipality
Heerde town hall
Heerde town hall
Flag of Heerde
Flag
Coat of arms of Heerde
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Heerde in a municipal map of Gelderland
Location in Gelderland
Coordinates: 52°23′N 6°3′E / 52.383°N 6.050°E / 52.383; 6.050Coordinates: 52°23′N 6°3′E / 52.383°N 6.050°E / 52.383; 6.050
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Inez Pijnenburg (VVD)
Area[2]
 • 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[3] 7 m (23 ft)
Population (May 2014)[4]
 • Total 18,546
 • Density 236/km2 (610/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Heerdenaar, Heerder
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 8180–8194
Area code 038, 0578
Website www.heerde.nl

Heerde (About this sound pronunciation ) 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.

Population centres[edit]

Politics[edit]

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

Sport[edit]

The municipality has five amateur soccer clubs: vv Heerde,[5] SEH, WZC Wapenveld, vv Wapenveld and Vevo.

Topography[edit]

Gem-Heerde-OpenTopo.jpg

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

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Burgemeester W.R.J.M. Pijnenburg-Adriaenssen" [Mayor W.R.J.M. Pijnenburg-Adriaenssen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Heerde. Retrieved 7 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 8181JE". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 7 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 26 June 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 
  5. ^ http://www.vvheerde.net/news.php

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