Oost Gelre

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Oost Gelre
The monumental post office in Groenlo
The monumental post office in Groenlo
Flag of Oost Gelre
Coat of arms of Oost Gelre
Location
Location
Map
Map
Coordinates: 51°59′N 6°34′E / 51.983°N 6.567°E / 51.983; 6.567
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
RegionAchterhoek
Established2006
SeatLichtenvoorde
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorAnnette Bronsvoort (PvdA)
Area
 • Total110.44 km2 (42.64 sq mi)
 • Land109.93 km2 (42.44 sq mi)
 • Water0.51 km2 (0.20 sq mi)
Elevation21 m (69 ft)
Population
 (2019)[4]
 • Total29,704
 • Density270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
7131–7132, 7134–7137, 7141–7142, 7263
Area code0544
Websitewww.oostgelre.nl

Oost Gelre is a municipality in the province of Gelderland, the Netherlands. About 30,000 people were living there in 2021.

The municipality of Lichtenvoorde joined the municipality of Groenlo on 1 January 2005. Groenlo was renamed Oost Gelre on 20 May 2006.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Samenstelling college van B&W". Gemeente Oost Gelre (in Dutch). Retrieved 11 February 2022.
  2. "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2020" [Key figures for neighbourhoods 2020]. StatLine (in Dutch). CBS. 24 July 2020. Retrieved 19 September 2020.
  3. "Postcodetool". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Retrieved 11 February 2022.
  4. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.