Leeuwarderadeel

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Leeuwarderadeel
Ljouwerteradiel
Municipality
Wind mill in Leeuwarderadeel
Wind mill in Leeuwarderadeel
Flag of Leeuwarderadeel
Flag
Coat of arms of Leeuwarderadeel
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Leeuwarderadeel in a municipal map of Friesland
Location in Friesland
Coordinates: 53°16′N 5°46′E / 53.267°N 5.767°E / 53.267; 5.767Coordinates: 53°16′N 5°46′E / 53.267°N 5.767°E / 53.267; 5.767
Country Netherlands
Province Friesland
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Joop Boertjens (VVD)
Area[2]
 • Total 41.46 km2 (16.01 sq mi)
 • Land 40.91 km2 (15.80 sq mi)
 • Water 0.55 km2 (0.21 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 1 m (3 ft)
Highest elevation 1.7 m (5.6 ft)
Lowest elevation 0.6 m (2.0 ft)
Population (August 2017)[4]
 • Total 10,133
 • Density 248/km2 (640/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 9050–9057 9071–9072
Area code 0518, 058
Website www.leeuwarderadeel.nl

Leeuwarderadeel (About this sound pronunciation , West Frisian: Ljouwerteradiel) is a former municipality in the northern Netherlands. Its capital was Stiens.

History[edit]

On 1 January 2018 it merged with the municipality of Leeuwarden.

Population centres[edit]

Topography[edit]

Gem-Leeuwarderadeel-OpenTopo.jpg

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

Bartlehiem[edit]

The hamlet of Bartlehiem is partially in Leeuwarderadeel partially in Ferwerderadiel and partially in Tytsjerksteradiel.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Burgemeester J.R.A. Boertjens" [Mayor J.R.A. Boertjens] (in Dutch). Gemeente Leeuwarderadeel. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 19 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 9051AR". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 19 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017. 

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