Montferland

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Montferland
Gemeentehuis Montferland.jpg
Flag of Montferland
Flag
Coat of arms of Montferland
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Montferland in a municipal map of Gelderland
Location in Gelderland
Coordinates: 51°56′N 6°8′E / 51.933°N 6.133°E / 51.933; 6.133Coordinates: 51°56′N 6°8′E / 51.933°N 6.133°E / 51.933; 6.133
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Established1 January 2005[1]
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorPeter de Baat (VVD)
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
 (January 2019)[6]
 • Total36,026
 • Density341/km2 (880/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
6940–6942, 7035–7048
Area code0314, 0316
Websitewww.montferland.info

Montferland is a municipality found in the Dutch province of Gelderland. In 2019, 36,026 people lived there.

History[change | change source]

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

Settlements[change | change source]

Formerly part of Bergh municipality:

  • Azewijn
  • Beek
  • Braamt
  • Kilder
  • Lengel
  • Loerbeek
  • 's-Heerenberg
  • Stokkum
  • Vethuizen
  • Wijnbergen
  • Zeddam

Formerly part of Didam municipality:

  • Didam
  • Greffelkamp
  • Holthuizen
  • Loil
  • Nieuw-Dijk
  • Oud-Dijk

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" [Members of the board] (in Dutch). Gemeente Montferland. Retrieved 10 July 2014.
  3. "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2020" [Key figures for neighbourhoods 2020]. StatLine (in Dutch). CBS. 24 July 2020. Retrieved 19 September 2020.
  4. "Postcodetool for 6942GK". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 10 July 2014.
  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.

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