Tubbergen

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Tubbergen
Former city hall of Tubbergen
Former city hall of Tubbergen
Flag of Tubbergen
Flag
Coat of arms of Tubbergen
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Tubbergen in a municipal map of Overijssel
Location in Overijssel
Coordinates: 52°24′N 6°47′E / 52.400°N 6.783°E / 52.400; 6.783Coordinates: 52°24′N 6°47′E / 52.400°N 6.783°E / 52.400; 6.783
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceOverijssel
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorWilmien Haverkamp-Wenker (Independent)
Area
 • Total147.44 km2 (56.93 sq mi)
 • Land147.03 km2 (56.77 sq mi)
 • Water0.41 km2 (0.16 sq mi)
Elevation22 m (72 ft)
Population
 (January 2019)[4]
 • Total21,276
 • Density145/km2 (380/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Tubbergenaar, Tubberger
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
7614–7619, 7650–7669, 7679
Area code0541, 0546
Websitewww.tubbergen.nl

Tubbergen (Dutch pronunciation: ['tʏbɛrɣə(n)] (About this soundlisten)) is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands.

Geography[edit]

The following population centres can be found in Tubbergen:

Topography[edit]

Gem-Tubbergen-OpenTopo.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Tubbergen, June 2015

Politics[edit]

As of the 2018 municipal election, the 19-seat municipal council of Tubbergen is composed as follows.[5]

Party Popular vote Seats
Votes %
Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA) 6,574 61.29
12 / 19
Gemeentebelangen / VVD (GB/VVD) 2,505 23.35
4 / 19
Labour Party (PvdA) 1,050 9.79
2 / 19
Dorpen Centraal 597 5.5
1 / 19

Society[edit]

The municipality has a high birth rate and the lowest divorce rate in the Netherlands. Politically, Tubbergen has the largest share of Christian Democratic Appeal voters at 66.59%.[citation needed]

According to the 2009 survey by the Algemeen Dagblad, Tubbergen has the lowest crime rate of all municipalities in the Netherlands. According to the mayor, this is primarily because there exists a strong sense of community in Tubbergen.[citation needed]

Notable people[edit]

C M F von Bönninghausen, ca. 1820

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Portefeuilleverdeling" [Division of tasks] (in Dutch). Gemeente Tubbergen. Archived from the original on 7 April 2014. Retrieved 1 April 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 7651CV". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 1 April 2014.
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  5. ^ "Gemeenteraad 21 maart 2018". Verkiezingsuitslagen (in Dutch). Retrieved 17 November 2018.
  6. ^ Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13 (1913), Herman Schaepman retrieved 28 August 2019

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