Kollumerland en Nieuwkruisland

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Kollumerland en Nieuwkruisland
Kollumerland c.a.
Municipality
Windmill Rust Roest
Windmill Rust Roest
Flag of Kollumerland en Nieuwkruisland
Flag
Coat of arms of Kollumerland en Nieuwkruisland
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Kollumerland c.a. in a municipal map of Friesland
Location in Friesland
Coordinates: 53°17′N 6°8′E / 53.283°N 6.133°E / 53.283; 6.133Coordinates: 53°17′N 6°8′E / 53.283°N 6.133°E / 53.283; 6.133
Country Netherlands
Province Friesland
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Bearn Bilker (CDA)
Area[2]
 • Total 116.35 km2 (44.92 sq mi)
 • Land 109.75 km2 (42.37 sq mi)
 • Water 6.60 km2 (2.55 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 0.9 m (3.0 ft)
Highest elevation 1.6 m (5.2 ft)
Lowest elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (February 2017)[4]
 • Total 12,905
 • Density 118/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 9291–9299, 9851–9853
Area code 0511, 0594
Website www.kollumerland.nl

Kollumerland en Nieuwkruisland (About this sound pronunciation , officially abbreviated as Kollumerland c.a. ("c.a." means cum annexis, "with annex"), West Frisian: Kollumerlân, Gronings: Kölmerlaand) is a municipality in the northern Netherlands, in the province of Friesland.

Population centres[edit]

Augsbuurt, Burum, Kollum, Kollumerpomp, Kollumerzwaag, Munnekezijl, Oudwoude, Triemen, Veenklooster, Warfstermolen, Westergeest and Zwagerbosch.[5]

Kollumerland en Nieuwkruisland has a population of 12,775 (1 April 2016, source: CBS).[6]

Topography[edit]

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Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Kollumerland en Nieuwkruisland, June 2015.

Government[edit]

The Burum community houses the satellite ground station of the Nationale SIGINT Organisatie.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Burgemeester Bearn Bilker" [Mayor Bearn Bilker] (in Dutch). Gemeente Kollumerland c.a. Retrieved 16 September 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 9291KB". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 16 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 7 April 2017. Retrieved 7 April 2017. 
  5. ^ http://www.kollumerland.nl/gemeente/gemeente_3721/item/feiten-cijfers-2016_6145.html
  6. ^ "CBS StatLine - Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand". statline.cbs.nl. Retrieved 2016-06-20. 
  7. ^ "Nationale SIGINT Organisatie." (Archived 2013-06-13 at WebCite) Ministry of Defence. Retrieved on 13 June 2013.

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