Aalten

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Aalten
Aalten town hall
Aalten town hall
Flag of Aalten
Flag
Coat of arms of Aalten
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Aalten in a municipal map of Gelderland
Location in Gelderland
Coordinates: 51°56′N 6°35′E / 51.933°N 6.583°E / 51.933; 6.583Coordinates: 51°56′N 6°35′E / 51.933°N 6.583°E / 51.933; 6.583
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceGelderland
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorBert Berghoef (CDA)
Area
 • Total97.03 km2 (37.46 sq mi)
 • Land96.51 km2 (37.26 sq mi)
 • Water0.52 km2 (0.20 sq mi)
Elevation31 m (102 ft)
Population
(August 2017)[4]
 • Total27,063
 • Density280/km2 (700/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Aaltenaar
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
7090–7095, 7120–7126
Area code0315, 0543
Websitewww.aalten.nl

Aalten is a village and municipality in the eastern Netherlands. The former municipalities of Bredevoort (1818) and Dinxperlo (2005) have been merged with Aalten. Aalten village has 12,900 inhabitants, the municipality has 27.593 inhabitants.

Population centres[change | change source]

Aalten, Barlo, Bredevoort, Dale, Dinxperlo, Haart, Heurne, IJzerlo, 't Klooster and Lintelo.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Samenstelling college burgemeester en wethouders" [Members board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Aalten. Archived from the original on 16 October 2013. Retrieved 18 June 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 7121CS". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 18 June 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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