Leek, Netherlands

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Leek
Nienoord Castle
Nienoord Castle
Flag of Leek
Flag
Coat of arms of Leek
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Leek in a municipal map of Groningen
Location in Groningen
Coordinates: 53°10′N 6°23′E / 53.167°N 6.383°E / 53.167; 6.383Coordinates: 53°10′N 6°23′E / 53.167°N 6.383°E / 53.167; 6.383
Country Netherlands
Province Groningen
MunicipalityWesterkwartier
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorBerend Hoekstra (VVD)
Area
 • Total64.28 km2 (24.82 sq mi)
 • Land63.33 km2 (24.45 sq mi)
 • Water0.95 km2 (0.37 sq mi)
Elevation2 m (7 ft)
Demonym(s)Leekster
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
9350–9359, 9810–9819, 9827–9829
Area code050, 0594
Websitewww.leek.nl

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

References[change | change source]

  1. "Het college van burgemeester en wethouders" [The board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Leek. Archived from the original on 1 February 2014. Retrieved 23 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 9351BJ". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 23 January 2014.
  4. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.

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