West Maas en Waal

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West Maas en Waal
Church in Boven-Leeuwen
Church in Boven-Leeuwen
Flag of West Maas en Waal
Flag
Coat of arms of West Maas en Waal
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of West Maas en Waal in a municipal map of Gelderland
Location in Gelderland
Coordinates: 51°53′N 5°31′E / 51.883°N 5.517°E / 51.883; 5.517Coordinates: 51°53′N 5°31′E / 51.883°N 5.517°E / 51.883; 5.517
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceGelderland
Established1984
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorVincent van Neerbos (PvdA)
Area
 • Total85.21 km2 (32.90 sq mi)
 • Land77.40 km2 (29.88 sq mi)
 • Water7.81 km2 (3.02 sq mi)
Elevation7 m (23 ft)
Population
(August 2017)[4]
 • Total18,880
 • Density244/km2 (630/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
6620–6621, 6626–6629, 6657–6659
Area code0487
Websitewww.westmaasenwaal.nl

West Maas en Waal (About this soundpronunciation ) is a municipality in the Dutch province of Gelderland.

The municipality covers the western part of the Land van Maas en Waal, an island located between the Meuse and Waal rivers.

Population centres[edit]

Topography[edit]

2013-WestMaasenWaal.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of West Maas en Waal, 2013.

Demographics[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "College van burgemeester en wethouders" [Board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente West Maas en Waal. Retrieved 22 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 6658AG". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 22 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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