Borsele

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Borsele
Church in Ovezande
Church in Ovezande
Flag of Borsele
Flag
Coat of arms of Borsele
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Borsele in a municipal map of Zeeland
Location in Zeeland
Coordinates: 51°26′N 3°49′E / 51.433°N 3.817°E / 51.433; 3.817Coordinates: 51°26′N 3°49′E / 51.433°N 3.817°E / 51.433; 3.817
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceZeeland
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorGerben Dijksterhuis (ChristianUnion)
Area
 • Total194.52 km2 (75.10 sq mi)
 • Land141.72 km2 (54.72 sq mi)
 • Water52.80 km2 (20.39 sq mi)
Elevation2 m (7 ft)
Population
(August 2017)[4]
 • Total22,733
 • Density160/km2 (400/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Borsselaar
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
4430–4456
Area code0113
Websitewww.borsele.nl

Borsele, Zeelandic: Bossele, is a municipality on the former island of Zuid-Beveland, Province of Zeeland, the Netherlands.

About 23,000 people were living in Borsele in 2017.

South of the municipality lies the Western Scheldt.

The north entrance of the Western Scheldt Tunnel is in Borsele.

Borssele Nuclear Power Station is also situated in the municipality.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Samenstelling College van B&W" [Members of the board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Borsele. Archived from the original on 11 December 2013. Retrieved 6 December 2013.
  2. "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  3. "Postcodetool for 4441AT". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 6 December 2013.
  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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