Apeldoorn

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Apeldoorn
City and Municipality
Former town hall in 2012
Former town hall in 2012
Flag of Apeldoorn
Flag
Coat of arms of Apeldoorn
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Apeldoorn in a municipal map of Gelderland
Location in Gelderland
Coordinates: 52°13′N 5°58′E / 52.217°N 5.967°E / 52.217; 5.967Coordinates: 52°13′N 5°58′E / 52.217°N 5.967°E / 52.217; 5.967
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor John Berends (CDA)
Area[2]
 • Municipality 341.15 km2 (131.72 sq mi)
 • Land 339.91 km2 (131.24 sq mi)
 • Water 1.24 km2 (0.48 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 16 m (52 ft)
Population (Municipality, August 2017; Urban and Metro, May 2014)[4][5]
 • Municipality 160,852
 • Density 473/km2 (1,230/sq mi)
 • Urban 157,679
 • Metro 213,899
Demonym(s) Apeldoornaar, Apeldoorner, Apeldorenaar
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 3888, 7300–7381
Area code 055, 0577
Website www.apeldoorn.nl

Apeldoorn is a city in Gelderland in the Netherlands. It has about 160,000 inhabitants. The Het Loo Palace is in Apeldoorn. This was summer home of the Dutch Royal family.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Burgemeester John Berends" [Mayor John Berends] (in Dutch). Gemeente Apeldoorn. Retrieved 11 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 7311LG". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 11 June 2014. 
  4. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017. 
  5. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand". CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 26 June 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014.  Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)
  6. "Apeldoorn - History - The Liberation Of The Netherlands - Anniversaries And Features - Veterans Affairs Canada". veterans.gc.ca. 2014 [last update]. Retrieved 26 January 2014.  Check date values in: |date= (help)