Skyline of Tienhoven
Location in South Holland
|Established||1 January 1986|
|• Body||Municipal council|
|• Mayor||André Bonthuis (acting) (PvdA)|
|• Total||76.50 km2 (29.54 sq mi)|
|• Land||73.73 km2 (28.47 sq mi)|
|• Water||2.77 km2 (1.07 sq mi)|
|Elevation||0 m (0 ft)|
|Population (August 2017)|
|• Density||189/km2 (490/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Postcode||4126–4128, 4230–4235, 4243, 4245|
|Area code||0183, 0345, 0347|
Zederik ( pronunciation (help·info)) is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. The municipality covers an area of 76.50 km2 (29.54 sq mi) of which 2.77 km2 (1.07 sq mi) is water. It had a population of 13,951 in 2017.
The municipality of Zederik was formed on 1 January 1986, through the merger of the former municipalities of Ameide, Hei- en Boeicop, Leerbroek, Lexmond, Meerkerk, Nieuwland, and Tienhoven. The municipality is named after the Old Zederik, a small canal running through its area.
The population centres of Zederik consist of Ameide, Hei- en Boeicop, Leerbroek, Lexmond, Meerkerk, Nieuwland, and Tienhoven.
Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Zederik, Sept. 2014.
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