Berkelland

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Berkelland
Municipality
Borculo - watermolen De Stenen Tafel rechtermolen m brug.jpg
Flag of Berkelland
Coat of arms of Berkelland
Location
Location
Map
Map
Coordinates: 52°6′N 6°35′E / 52.100°N 6.583°E / 52.100; 6.583
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceGelderland
RegionAchterhoek
Established2005
SeatBorculo
Area
 • Total260.21 km2 (100.47 sq mi)
 • Land258.06 km2 (99.64 sq mi)
 • Water2.15 km2 (0.83 sq mi)
Elevation
16 m (52 ft)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total43,904
 • Density170/km2 (400/sq mi)
Websitewww.gemeenteberkelland.nl

Berkelland is a municipality in the province of Gelderland, the Netherlands. About 44,000 people were living there in 2021.

Berkelland lies in Achterhoek region and borders both Twente region and Germany.

It was created from the former municipalities of Borculo, Eibergen, Neede, and Ruurlo on 1 January 2005. It is named after the Berkel river.

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