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A windmill in Sebaldeburen
A windmill in Sebaldeburen
Flag of Grootegast
Coat of arms of Grootegast
Highlighted position of Grootegast in a municipal map of Groningen
Location in Groningen
Coordinates: 53°13′N 6°17′E / 53.217°N 6.283°E / 53.217; 6.283Coordinates: 53°13′N 6°17′E / 53.217°N 6.283°E / 53.217; 6.283
Country Netherlands
Province Groningen
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorArd van der Tuuk (acting) (PvdA)
 • Total87.74 km2 (33.88 sq mi)
 • Land86.78 km2 (33.51 sq mi)
 • Water0.96 km2 (0.37 sq mi)
Elevation2 m (7 ft)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
9820–9823, 9860–9869
Area code0594

Grootegast is a former municipality in the province of Groningen, the Netherlands. Since 2019, it has been part of the new municipality of Westerkwartier.

References[change | change source]

  1. "College van b en w" [Council of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Grootegast. Archived from the original on 2 February 2014. Retrieved 21 January 2014.
  2. "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2020" [Key figures for neighbourhoods 2020]. StatLine (in Dutch). CBS. 24 July 2020. Retrieved 19 September 2020.
  3. "Postcodetool for 9861AC". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 21 January 2014.
  4. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.