Wijdemeren

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Wijdemeren
Municipality
Lake Vuntus in Wijdemeren
Lake Vuntus in Wijdemeren
Flag of Wijdemeren
Flag
Coat of arms of Wijdemeren
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Wijdemeren in a municipal map of North Holland
Location in North Holland
Coordinates: 52°12′N 5°9′E / 52.200°N 5.150°E / 52.200; 5.150Coordinates: 52°12′N 5°9′E / 52.200°N 5.150°E / 52.200; 5.150
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Established 1 January 2002[1]
Government[2]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Martijn Smit (PvdA)
Area[3]
 • Total 76.36 km2 (29.48 sq mi)
 • Land 47.86 km2 (18.48 sq mi)
 • Water 28.50 km2 (11.00 sq mi)
Elevation[4] 1 m (3 ft)
Population (May 2014)[5]
 • Total 23,223
 • Density 485/km2 (1,260/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 1230–1244, 1394, 3625
Area code 0294, 035
Website www.wijdemeren.nl

Wijdemeren (About this sound pronunciation ) is a municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland, on the western border of Het Gooi region.

Wijdemeren contains many lakes. In the north(east) Spiegelplas and Ankeveense Plassen, in the (south)west Loosdrechtse Plassen.

Population centres[edit]

The municipality of Wijdemeren consists of the following cities, towns, villages and/or districts: Ankeveen, Boomhoek, Breukeleveen, 's-Graveland, Kortenhoef, Muyeveld, Nederhorst den Berg, Nieuw-Loosdrecht, Oud-Loosdrecht.

Topography[edit]

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Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Wijdemeren, 2013.

Local government[edit]

Parties Seats 2006-2010 Seats 2010-2014 Seats 2014-2018
CDA 5 3 7
Dorpsbelangen 5 9 4
VVD 4 3 3
D66 / 1 3
PvdA-GL (5) (3) 2
PvdA 3 2
GL 2 1
Total 19 19 19

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 2002" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 2002]. cbs.nl (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 24 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Dhr. M.E. Smit" (in Dutch). Gemeente Wijdemeren. Retrieved 24 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Postcodetool for 1231KB". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 24 March 2014. 
  5. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 26 June 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 

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