Wamel

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Wamel
Town
Coat of arms of Wamel
Coat of arms
LocatieWestMaasEnWaal.png
The town centre (red) and the statistical district (light green) of Wamel in the municipality of West Maas en Waal.
The town centre (red) and the statistical district (light green) of Wamel in the municipality of West Maas en Waal.
Coordinates: 51°53′N 5°28′E / 51.883°N 5.467°E / 51.883; 5.467Coordinates: 51°53′N 5°28′E / 51.883°N 5.467°E / 51.883; 5.467
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Municipality West Maas en Waal
Population (31 December 2008)
 • Total 1,825
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 6659

Wamel is a town in the Dutch province of Gelderland. It is a part of the municipality of West Maas en Waal, and lies about 3 km east of Tiel.

Wamel was a separate municipality until 1984, when it merged with Appeltern and Dreumel. The new municipality was first called "Wamel", but the name changed to "West Maas en Waal" in 1985.Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, "Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten", KNAW, 2006.[1]

In 2001, the town of Wamel had 1825 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.64 km², and contained 699 residences.[2] The statistical area "Wamel", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 2360.[3]

People born in Wamel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on February 20, 2007. Retrieved December 3, 2009. 
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 Archived March 19, 2006, at the Wayback Machine.. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  3. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005 Archived 2006-07-24 at WebCite. As of 1 January 2005.

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