Loppersum

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Loppersum
Village and municipality
Cannon tower of former Ewsum castle
Cannon tower of former Ewsum castle
Flag of Loppersum
Flag
Coat of arms of Loppersum
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Loppersum in a municipal map of Groningen
Location in Groningen
Coordinates: 53°20′N 6°45′E / 53.333°N 6.750°E / 53.333; 6.750Coordinates: 53°20′N 6°45′E / 53.333°N 6.750°E / 53.333; 6.750
Country Netherlands
Province Groningen
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Albert Rodenboog (CDA)
Area[2]
 • Total 111.99 km2 (43.24 sq mi)
 • Land 111.04 km2 (42.87 sq mi)
 • Water 0.95 km2 (0.37 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 1 m (3 ft)
Population (May 2014)[4]
 • Total 10,174
 • Density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode Parts of 9900 range
Area code 0596
Website www.loppersum.nl

Loppersum (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈlɔpərsʏm]) is a village and municipality with a population of 10,174 in the province of Groningen in the northeast of the Netherlands.

Geography[edit]

2013 map of the municipality

The population centres in the municipality are:

Monuments[edit]

The Petrus en Pauluskerk is a national heritage site in Loppersum.

Transportation[edit]

There are two railway stations in the municipality:

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Taken en samenstelling College van B en W" [Tasks and members of the board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Loppersum. Retrieved 24 January 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 9919AH". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 26 June 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 

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