Montferland

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Montferland
Gemeentehuis Montferland.jpg
Flag of Montferland
Coat of arms of Montferland
Location
Location
Map
Map
Coordinates: 51°56′N 6°8′E / 51.933°N 6.133°E / 51.933; 6.133
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
RegionLiemers
Established1 January 2005 [1]
SeatDidam
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorHarry de Vries (acting) (CDA)
Area
 • Total106.64 km2 (41.17 sq mi)
 • Land105.70 km2 (40.81 sq mi)
 • Water0.94 km2 (0.36 sq mi)
Elevation13 m (43 ft)
Highest elevation93 m (305 ft)
Population
 (2019)[6]
 • Total36,026
 • Density341/km2 (880/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
6941–6942, 7035–7039, 7041, 7044–7048
Area code0314, 0316
Websitewww.montferland.info

Montferland is a municipality in the province of Gelderland, the Netherlands. About 36,000 people were living there in 2021.

It was created from the former municipalities of Bergh and Didam on 1 January 2005.

Montferland borders Germany in the south. It belongs to the Liemers region, but the forestial area of the Montferland hills or Bergherbos, which lie in the middle of the municipality, are sometimes considered being the border between the Liemers and the Achterhoek regions.

Settlements[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 2005" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 2005]. cbs.nl (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 10 July 2014.
  2. "Samenstelling college". Gemeente Montferland (in Dutch). Retrieved 13 February 2022.
  3. "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2020" [Key figures for neighbourhoods 2020]. StatLine (in Dutch). CBS. 24 July 2020. Retrieved 19 September 2020.
  4. "Postcodetool". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Retrieved 13 February 2022.
  5. "Bergherbos in Montferland". Brockhausen. Retrieved 27 August 2020.
  6. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.