Krabbendijke town centre
Location in Zeeland
|• Body||Municipal council|
|• Mayor||José van Egmond (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||1 m (3 ft)|
|Population (August 2017)|
|• Density||220/km2 (600/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Reimerswaal ( pronunciation (help·info)) 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 22,432 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.
Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Reimerswaal, June 2015
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