Aalten

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Aalten
Town hall
Town hall
Flag of Aalten
Coat of arms of Aalten
Location
Location
Map
Map
Coordinates: 51°56′N 6°35′E / 51.933°N 6.583°E / 51.933; 6.583
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceGelderland
RegionAchterhoek
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorAnton Stapelkamp (CU)
Area
 • Total97.05 km2 (37.47 sq mi)
 • Land96.54 km2 (37.27 sq mi)
 • Water0.51 km2 (0.20 sq mi)
Elevation31 m (102 ft)
Population
 (2019)[4]
 • Total27,011
 • Density280/km2 (700/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Aaltenaar
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
7091, 7095, 7121–7123, 7126
Area code0315, 0543
Websitewww.aalten.nl

Aalten is a town and municipality in the eastern Netherlands, in the province of Gelderland. It lies in the Achterhoek region near the German border.

The former municipality of Bredevoort merged into Aalten in 1818 and that of Dinxperlo in 2005. Aalten village had about 17,400 inhabitants and Aalten municipality about 27,000 inhabitants in 2021.

Settlements[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Samenstelling college". Gemeente Aalten (in Dutch). Retrieved 10 February 2022.
  2. "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2020" [Key figures for neighbourhoods 2020]. StatLine (in Dutch). CBS. 24 July 2020. Retrieved 19 September 2020.
  3. "Postcodetool". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Retrieved 10 February 2022.
  4. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.