Grootegast

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Grootegast
A windmill in Sebaldeburen
A windmill in Sebaldeburen
Flag of Grootegast
Flag
Coat of arms of Grootegast
Coat of arms
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
MunicipalityWesterkwartier
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorArd van der Tuuk (acting) (PvdA)
Area
 • 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)
Postcode
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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2020" [Key figures for neighbourhoods 2020]. StatLine (in Dutch). CBS. 24 July 2020. Retrieved 19 September 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "Postcodetool for 9861AC". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 21 January 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)