Maasdriel

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Maasdriel
Municipality
Church in Alem
Church in Alem
Flag of Maasdriel
Flag
Coat of arms of Maasdriel
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Maasdriel in a municipal map of Gelderland
Location in Gelderland
Coordinates: 51°46′N 5°20′E / 51.767°N 5.333°E / 51.767; 5.333Coordinates: 51°46′N 5°20′E / 51.767°N 5.333°E / 51.767; 5.333
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Gerd Prick (PvdA)
Area[2]
 • Total 75.46 km2 (29.14 sq mi)
 • Land 66.02 km2 (25.49 sq mi)
 • Water 9.44 km2 (3.64 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 4 m (13 ft)
Population (February 2017)[4]
 • Total 24,164
 • Density 366/km2 (950/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 5320–5335, 6624
Area code 0418, 0487, 073
Website www.maasdriel.nl

Maasdriel (About this sound pronunciation ) is a municipality in the province of Gelderland, in the eastern Netherlands.

Maasdriel was formed on 1 January, 1999 by the merger of the former municipalities of Ammerzoden (including Well, Wellseind en Wordragen), Hedel, Heerewaarden, Maasdriel (Alem, Hoenzadriel, Kerkdriel and Velddriel) and Rossum (including Hurwenen). The former municipality of Maasdriel was called "Driel" before 1944.[5]

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Topography[edit]

Gem-Maasdriel-OpenTopo.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Maasdriel, June 2015

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Burgemeester drs. G.E.W. Prick" (in Dutch). Gemeente Maasdriel. Retrieved 9 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 5331CB". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 7 April 2017. Retrieved 7 April 2017. 
  5. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, "Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten", KNAW, 2006. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-02-20. Retrieved 2009-12-03. 

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