Oost Gelre

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Oost Gelre
Monumental post office in Groenlo
Monumental post office in Groenlo
Flag of Oost Gelre
Flag
Coat of arms of Oost Gelre
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Oost Gelre in a municipal map of Gelderland
Location in Gelderland
Coordinates: 51°59′N 6°34′E / 51.983°N 6.567°E / 51.983; 6.567Coordinates: 51°59′N 6°34′E / 51.983°N 6.567°E / 51.983; 6.567
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceGelderland
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorAnnette Bronsvoort (PvdA)
Area
 • Total110.12 km2 (42.52 sq mi)
 • Land109.67 km2 (42.34 sq mi)
 • Water0.45 km2 (0.17 sq mi)
Elevation21 m (69 ft)
Population
(August 2017)[4]
 • Total29,650
 • Density270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
7130–7141, 7263
Area code0544
Websitewww.oostgelre.nl

Oost Gelre is a municipality in the Achterhoek, in the eastern Netherlands. On 1 January 2005, the municipalities Groenlo and Lichtenvoorde merged and formed the new municipality Oost Gelre, which was called Groenlo until 19 May 2006.

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Topography[edit]

Gem-OostGelre-OpenTopo.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Oost Gelre, June 2015

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Samenstelling college van B&W" [Members of the board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Oost Gelre. Retrieved 14 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 7131CM". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 14 July 2014.
  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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