Wormerland

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Wormerland
Municipality
The town of Wormer
The town of Wormer
Flag of Wormerland
Flag
Coat of arms of Wormerland
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Wormerland in a municipal map of North Holland
Location in North Holland
Coordinates: 52°30′N 4°49′E / 52.500°N 4.817°E / 52.500; 4.817Coordinates: 52°30′N 4°49′E / 52.500°N 4.817°E / 52.500; 4.817
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Established 1 January 1991
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Peter Tange (GL)
Area[2]
 • Total 45.18 km2 (17.44 sq mi)
 • Land 38.74 km2 (14.96 sq mi)
 • Water 6.44 km2 (2.49 sq mi)
Elevation[3] −1 m (−3 ft)
Population (August 2017)[4]
 • Total 16,024
 • Density 414/km2 (1,070/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode 1456–1458, 1530–1534, 1546
Area code 0299, 075
Website www.wormerland.nl

Wormerland (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʋɔrmərlɑnt] (About this sound listen)) is a municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland.

Population centres[edit]

The municipality of Wormerland consists of the following cities, towns, villages and/or districts: Jisp, Neck, Oostknollendam, Spijkerboor, Wijdewormer, Wormer.

It borders the municipalities Beemster, Graft-De Rijp, Zaanstad, Oostzaan, Landsmeer and Purmerend.

Local government[edit]

The municipal council of Wormerland consists of 17 seats, which are divided as follows:

  • PvdA - 4 - 25,21% - 1842 votes
  • GroenLinks - 4 - 19,86% - 1451 votes
  • Liberaal WL - 3 - 21,09% - 1541 votes
  • VVD - 3 - 17,13% - 1252 votes
  • CDA - 3 - 16,71% - 1221 votes

Sport facilities[edit]

Soccer clubs:

  • WSV'30 (Wormer Sport Vereniging 1930) - Wormer
  • VV Jisp - Jisp
  • VV Knollendam - Oostknollendam
  • DZS (De Zilveren Schapen) - Neck/Wijdewormer
  • PSCK (Parochiële Sport Club Kalf) - Kalf (Located in Wijdewormer)
  • ZCFC (Zaandamse Christelijke Football club) - Zaandam (Located in Wijdewormer)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Samenstelling" [Members] (in Dutch). Gemeente Wormerland. Retrieved 24 March 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 1531NX". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 24 March 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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