Reimerswaal (municipality)

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Krabbendijke town centre
Krabbendijke town centre
Flag of Reimerswaal
Coat of arms of Reimerswaal
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Reimerswaal in a municipal map of Zeeland
Location in Zeeland
Coordinates: 51°27′N 4°2′E / 51.450°N 4.033°E / 51.450; 4.033Coordinates: 51°27′N 4°2′E / 51.450°N 4.033°E / 51.450; 4.033
Country Netherlands
Province Zeeland
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Jan Huisman (CDA)
 • Total 242.42 km2 (93.60 sq mi)
 • Land 101.99 km2 (39.38 sq mi)
 • Water 140.43 km2 (54.22 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 1 m (3 ft)
Population (February 2017)[4]
 • Total 21,999
 • Density 216/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 4400–4419
Area code 0113

Reimerswaal (About this sound pronunciation ) is a municipality in the province of Zeeland in the southwestern Netherlands on Zuid-Beveland, named after the lost city. The municipality had a population of 21,999 in 2017, and has a surface area of 242.42 km2 (93.60 sq mi) of which 140.43 km2 (54.22 sq mi) is water. The central town Yerseke is known for trade in mussels and oysters. Kruiningen is known for the former ferry from Kruiningen to Perkpolder which was in service up to 2003. The municipality of Reimerswaal was established in 1970, from the aggregation of the municipalities Krabbendijke, Kruiningen, Rilland-Bath, Waarde, and Yerseke.

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Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Reimerswaal, June 2015


The Railway stations from west to east are Kruiningen-Yerseke, Krabbendijke, Rilland-Bath, which all on the Staatslijn F railway from Vlissingen to Roosendaal.


  1. ^ "Samenstelling college" [Members of the board] (in Dutch). Gemeente Reimerswaal. Retrieved 13 December 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 4416AK". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 13 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 7 April 2017. Retrieved 7 April 2017. 

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